Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from March, 2010
Taiwan: Relations with the Pacific Islands and Australia
Michael Turton looks at Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou's recent visit to the Pacific. He analyses how Australia and Taiwan's involvement in the Solomon Islands has been used for political purposes by both countries.
Taiwan: Rally for Tibet
Photoblogger Jameson posts many photos taken from “Free Tibet Rally” in Taipei on March 14, in memorial of the sad incident happened on the same date two years ago.
Taiwan: Inequality in Baseball Game
Los Angeles Dodgers was invited to Taiwan to play with CPBL‘s best players this week. However, after the first game on March 12, media and baseball fans found that all the budget(2.8m TWD) for improving Tianmu Baseball Stadium was used only on Dodgers’ side. Baseball blogger Kenmy argues that “the games...
Taiwan: Construction of ethnic identity
Taiwan in Cycles comments on how a man's choice to identify himself by saying, “I am not an Aborigine!” reveals about the construction of ethnic identities in Taiwan.
Taiwan: Why is Apple sueing HTC?
On March 2, 2010, Apple Inc. filed a lawsuit against the Taiwanese HTC corportation for infringing on 20 Apple patents related to the iPhone's user interface. The topic climbed quickly on twitter trend and has become one of the most discussed issue amongst Taiwanese netizens, geeks, and tech-lovers.