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· September, 2008

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from September, 2008

Taiwan: Run The Rainbow Way

Despite the Typhoon, the LGBT community had their annual rally in Taipei city. peopo.org has put up a video on the event with coolloud.org.tw‘s citizen report.

Taiwan: Typhoon Jangmi strikes

JD on EP and Michael Turton did live blogging of Typhoon Jangmi as it struck Taiwan.

Japan: Taiwanese blogger looking for Japanese boyfriend

According to Ameba news [ja], Taiwanese blogger and Japan-lover Shuen Shuen, also known as “Naomi”, announced on her blog [zh] that she wanted to move to Japan and find a...

Taiwan: The Return of Local Cinema

This summer, Taiwanese cinema is not only celebrating a comeback, but is also shining like the sun. No matter how strongly the typhoon hits Taiwan, movie theaters are witnessing hundreds,...

Taiwan: the need for mother tongue education

Talking Taiwanese has written a long essay on the importance of mother tongue education. He discusses how the Taiwanese language is neglected in the education system and the implications this...

Taiwan:Cairo Declaration and Taiwan's status

It is almost 65 years since the Cairo Declaration. Jerome Keating looks at the rhetoric of it and asks why the status of Taiwan remains undetermined after all this time.

Blogger of the Week: Leonard Chien

Today's Blogger of the Week series introduces us to Leonard Chien, English-Chinese translator and interpreter from Taiwan, and a Lingua powerhouse for Global Voices. When asked what he would chose...

Taiwan: First English blog award begins

Taiwanderful has announced the 2008 Taiwan Best Blog Awards. The awards are for English-language blogs related to Taiwan in eight categories. According to Taiwanderful: “There are hundreds of bloggers writing...

Taiwan: More than 10,000 bloggers compete in this year's Blog Award

The fourth Global Chinese Blog Award-the biggest blog award in Chinese blogosphere-hosted by Taiwan's Chinatimes.com just finished sign-up stage this evening with a result of more than 10,000 blogs signing...

Taiwan and China: Fury over poisoned powdered milk made in China

The powdered milk products, produced by the Sanlu (三鹿) Group in China, were found to be contaminated by melamine after hundreds of babies in China got sick with kidney stones....

Taiwan: Two Region Theory

Micheal Turton translated a Hong Kong pro-China commentary on Taiwan's president Ma Ying-jeou's two region theory concerning the relation between Taiwan and China.

Chinese tourist numbers to Taiwan

Claudia Jean analyses the number of Chinese tourists and the impact of direct flights on Taiwan.

Taiwan: Collapsing stock market

Michael Turton blogs about the political implication of collapsing stock market in Taiwan.

Taiwan: The flying saucer houses will be torn down

These flying saucer houses, as the Chiang-Kai-Shek Memorial, were built in 1970s...They are very special architectures. We can observe how architects tried to free themselves from the mainstream palace-like buildings....

Taiwan: Pan Green Mobilization Against Ma Ying-Jeou

Claudia Jean blogs about the Aug 30 pan-green mobilization against the KMT president Ma Ying-Jeou economic and political policy. Michael Turton discusses about the number of demonstrators appeared in the...

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