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· October, 2008

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from October, 2008

Taiwan: Huge crowd at 1025 protest

Several media outlets reported that 600,000 people attended the 1025 Safeguard Taiwan protest on Saturday in Taipei. A-gu live blogged on the protest tracking the news reports of several TV...

Taiwan: Protest to defend Sovereignty

Claudia Jean blogs photos of the weekend protest organized by Democratic Progressive Party against the president Ma Ying-jeou concerning his policy towards China.

Taiwan: Protests against ARATS Vice-Chairman

Zhang Mingqing, vice chairman of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (ARATS), encountered protests as he visited Tainan for an academic conference. Michael Turton analyses media coverage of...

Thai and Taiwanese protesters

Christian Schafferer compares the tactics, practices and ideologies of Thai and Taiwanese protesters. Check also the interesting pictures inside the protest camps in Bangkok.

Taiwan: Xinhua reporters and intelligence gathering

The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato writes about the resumption of the posting of Xinhua News Agency and People’s Daily correspondents in Taiwan. He argues that this will add to Beijing's intelligence...

Taiwan: An online protest against the American Institute in Taiwan

After being denied a U.S. tourist visa in September, Taiwanese artist Chen Chieh-jen started a website against the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) called, "I suspect that you intend to...

Taiwan: Government Interferes with Media

Michael Turton looks at how the KMT government is attempting to control content at the public media institutions (PTS, RTI and CNA). He follows up with details of the response...

Taiwan: Sticker Action

A website has been set up for bloggers to launch sticker action in Taiwan. A most popular sticker is “this blog doesn't contain melamine!” (a total of 805 stickers counted).

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