Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from September, 2007
The indigenous Smangus people consider a wind-fall beech tree is in their territory, but the Forestry Bureau doesn't agree. Bloggers discuss, how do we decide who is the owner of the land?
Micheal Turton highlights the news on 3 billion wind power installation in Taiwan.
Lee Ang's latest movie is about to release. K. M. Lawson from Frog in a well writes the debates and historical background of the movie. ESWN also posts a translation of a Taiwan cultural critics Lung Ying tai's reading of the movie story.
CK received a letter from a lawyer representing Flickr. The letter demands him to close the website and hand over the domain flickr.tw (zh) back to Yahoo! because it has violated the company's trademark. Many Taiwan bloggers criticized Yahoo! for its legal action. In Hemidemi's bookmark (zh), some comments point...
Yesterday, Taiwan police forced into Losheng Sanatorium and evicted student and preservation activists. A video, Losheng 911, recording the history of Losheng struggle and the protest and eviction scenes has been put up in dailymotion. Coolloud had a citizen reporter account on the eviction (zh).
Michael blogs about his visit to Lung Ying-tai Foundation for its Salon on Media and Democracy in Taiwan.
Michael Turton wrote an elaborative report on the “Second International Workshop on the Conservation and Research Needs of the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins, Sousa chinensis, in the waters of western Taiwan”. The workshop had some detailed discussion about politics in environmental impact assessment.
A fifteen-year-old teenager boy committed suicide because his parents no longer allowed him to play online games. Old Yuan and Old Yin doubt about the lack of teenagers’ voices(zh) on mainstream media reports, and Mr. Friday is questioning whether the problem is from Internet indulging as many report has inserted,...
12 years, since 1996, Yilan International Children's Folklore and Folkgame Festival has successfully played the role of train to pull the touring industry of Yilan county, integrated local community, and hence become the model of all the other burgeoning and upcoming cultural festivals held at every city, every county and...