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· March, 2008

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from March, 2008

Taiwan: Voices after Presidential Election

March 22 is Taiwan's presidential election held once every four years. The victory is belonging to KMT's Ma Ying-jeou, who got 60 percent of votes and 2 million votes than...

Taiwan: Counter Culture

Blog worker wrote a letter to gutsy youths who vote to use counter culture spirit for changes in Taiwan [zh].

Taiwan: English Bloggers on Presidential Election

David on Formosa collected English bloggers’ thoughts on Taiwan's Presidential Election that just finished on March 22. “Frank Hsieh has announced that he will resign as DPP chairman. Expect some...

Taiwan: Religious buildings–a way to explore how cultures mix

The popular image of multi-culturalism as a mosaic, a salad bowl in which different cultures mix but keep their integrity, is misleading. Cultures are more like soups, flavored with many...

Taiwan: Game Competition Video

I'm Vlog has a video spoofing the election advertisement for promoting an online game: “Let's change the future!”

Taiwan: Support for Tibet

For Tibetan independence movement, most Taiwanese support and sympathize Tibetans, and many people changed their twitter profile figure to the flag of Tibet which represents Tibetan independence movement. ‘Free Tibet’...

Taiwan: Racial Commercials Everywhere

On Taiwan's TV screens there is a commercial about drawing lots of cars. In this commercial, a woman with south-east Asia look is driving a car, and the subtitle says:”How...

Taiwan: Future Report

Micheal Turton wrote a fictional future report on Taiwan economic and political development under Ma Ying-jeou presidency from 2008-2016.

Taiwan: Calling for Reflection

DPP candidate Frank Hsieh lost 2.21 million votes to KMT candidate Ma Ying-jeou in the Taiwan in the weekend presidential election; SpinalCord voted for Ma because the blogger found DPP...

Taiwan: Performance Via Video Blog

Ta-sha has a personal channel at I'm Vlog for sharing and performing songs that she likes.

Taiwan: Discussions about NCC draft law

The National Communications Commission (NCC) in Taiwan held its second hearing on Sept. 20th, 2007, to discuss the second draft of a new communication law. This new law will integrate...

Japan: Support for Tibet

As fires rage on in the streets of Lhasa, bloggers in another part of the world have been anxiously following developments in Tibet with open eyes and open ears. Over...

Taiwan: Go Taiwan Baseball Team, Toward Beijing Olympic Games!

Mach 7, 2008 is a special day for Taiwan. It's not for the coming presidential election, but for 2008 IBAF Final Olympic Qualification Tournament(zh) The tournament is being played in...

China: Twittering Taiwan's presidential election

Venture capitalist and IT guru Isaac Mao had a successful hand in election-blogging this week: on the day prior to a presidential debate in Taiwan, he posed six open questions...

Taiwan: Five Things That Never Happened

Michael followed the China history blog post and listed out five things that never happened in Taiwan.

China and Taiwan: Blogger Dialogue on Taiwan Presidential Election

Isaac Mao interviewed a few Taiwanese Bloggers on their opinions towards the Taiwan presidential election and their perception on the future relation between China and Taiwan [zh].

Taiwan: Hunter Action

Peopo.org puts up a video on the weekend music concert organized by indigenous groups in Taiwan. The ethnic minorities are claiming their land right [zh].

China: We need a consistent and pro-trade US president

In response to the news of American presidential candidate Barack Obama's stance on NAFTA, but prior to this week's round of presidential primaries, political blogger Michael Anti wrote a few...

Taiwan: Digitalize Aboriginal Groups

A report from Bnext about the effort of LA17 (A group called Life Abundance) in bringing computer equipments to Taiwan aboriginal groups in the mountainous areas [zh].

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