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· June, 2009

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from June, 2009

Taiwan: Meet Taiwan's “Twitter Queen”

Andrew from Feast Meets West interviewed Rose Huang, the most-followed twitterer in Taiwan, in his radio show on RTI.

Taiwan: Burning of the Plague God Boat

Burning of Plague God Boat is a local religious ritual in many parts of Taiwan. Instead of showing you a grand event, photo blogger, YangPhoto, takes us to one of...

China: Missiles threaten Taiwan and more

The Taiwan Link looks at China's Anti-ship Ballistic Missiles and the threat they pose to Taiwan. The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato looks at the missiles and China's second-generation nuclear-powered submarines. Both...

Taiwan: Japan meeting highlights China threat

An exchange between Hsiao Bi-Khim (蕭美琴),the DPP's director of international affairs, and Wu Shumin (武樹民), the Chinese Consulate-General in Fukuoka, at a meeting in Fukuoka, Japan highlighted the tensions that...

Taiwan: Comparing graduate education programs

Scott Sommers writes about why he chose the Ph.D. program at National Taiwan Normal University. The article makes some interesting comparisons between graduate programs in the East and West.

Taiwan: Report on cross-strait security

That's Impossible! analyses a 2005 report by a Chinese researcher. He suggests that the report contains clues about what a possible peace agreement between China and Taiwan might contain.

Taiwan: Hiking to Jialuo Lake

Jialuo Lake is at 2,300 metres altitude in the mountains of Northern Taiwan. Stu Dawson and Neil Wade blogged about hiking to the lake with many photos revealing the beauty...

Taiwan: Restaurant bans Chinese traitors

Michael Turton translated an article from the Liberty Times (自由時報) about a restaurant in Kaohsiung that refuses to serve “Chinese and Taiwanese Traitors”. The article attracted many comments from people...

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