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· January, 2009

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from January, 2009

Taiwan: Books, Writers & Videos

China Times in Taiwan announces "Books of the Year" and makes short videos for awarded writers to share their writing experiences and perspectives. Hopefully their ideas will be portrayed through...

Taiwan: Photos of industrial town

Daliao Township in Kaohsiung County has been the site of several poisonous gas leaks in the past two months. The EPA came under fire for its poor handling of the...

Hong Kong: LGBT content filtered away

Leslovestudy conducted a research on the filtering of LGBT content (zh, pdf) in Hong Kong private and public filters. I have post a summary of the report at GV advocacy.

Taiwan: Joyful Tibetan, finally

dino.utopia, a citizen journalist from Peopo, published a video clip of a party about how exile Tibetans in Taiwan use dances and musics to thank everyone who had helped them...

Taiwan: Cross-Strait viewpoints

A-gu translates and summarises the key points of a Strait Exchange Foundation forum. The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato criticises a Bloomberg report on cross-strait security.

Taiwan: Prepare for the Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year is right at the corner. The Lunar New Year is an important holiday for family members and friends to get together in Taiwan. To prepare the...

Taiwan: Concerns about future of popular TV program

Claudia Jean points out that there are concerns about the future of the the Talking Show, a popular Taiwanese TV current affairs program. She also writes about the KMT's conflict...

Taiwan: Lantern Festival traditions explained

The Lantern Festival is held on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month (9 February in 2009). Paul Katz at China Beat explains some of the Lantern Festival traditions...

Taiwan: Alternative Music Scene

Steve from Fool's Mountain blogs about the alternative music scene in Taiwan, with a number of mtv.

Taiwan: Focus on the justice system

Taiwan's justice system has constantly been in the news over recent months. The trial of former President Chen Shui-bian has focused people's attention, however it has also sparked broader criticisms...

Taiwan: Organic farming in Taiwan

In Taiwan, more and more farmers adopt organic farming methods, from rice to vegetables, from fruits to roses, and from tea to coffee. These farmers use blogs to support each...

Taiwan: Citizens against Gaza Conflict

Two pledge and joint signature movements against Gaza conflict just started at almost the same time today in Taiwan. One is initiated (zh) by Chuiyung Cheung(張翠容), a senior HK journalist and...

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