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· July, 2008

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from July, 2008

Formoz Festival 2008: Don't wanna say goodbye

Here is wikipedia's explanation of the annual Formoz Festival: The annual Formoz Festival, Spring Scream, and Gung-liao Ho-hai-yan Rock Festival are representative gatherings within Taiwan's indie scene. Of these, Formoz...

Taiwan: Bloggers Discuss Marketing Post

Taiwan blogosphere recently resumed the hot discussion about bloggers' advertising / marketing post -- but the topic goes hotter this time.

Taiwan: Observations on Yahoo! Taiwan's search filter

We hear about issues on censorship a lot on Global Voices Online and our Advocacy Project, and most of the cases come from Government policies or business self-censorship because of...

Japan: Chinese Novelist wins Akutagawa Award

On Tuesday, the Akutagawa Award for Fiction, considered the most prestigious literary prize in Japan, was awarded to Chinese novelist Yang Yi for her work, “Tokiga nijimu asa”. Yang, who...

Taiwan: Blog and Ads

Taiwan: Conflict over Diaoyutai Islands

On June 11, a Taiwanese recreational fishing boat United(聯合號) sank following a collision with a Japanese coastguard vessel 11km off the disputed Diaoyutai(釣魚台) (Japan: Senkaku) islands, an island chain simultaneously...

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