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· March, 2011

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from March, 2011

31 March 2011

Taiwan: Nuclear Waste on Orchid Island

In 1974, the Taiwan Atomic Energy Council decided to store nuclear waste on Taiwan's Orchid Island, where the indigenous Tao people have lived for generations. More than twenty years have...

29 March 2011

Taiwan: Anti-Nuclear Protesters’ Lonely Quest

A fourth nuclear power plant is currently under construction in Taiwan, in Gongliao town, just 40 km away from the capital Taipei. In 1988, eight years after the Taiwan Power Company...

24 March 2011

Taiwan: Call for Energy Policy Review

The ongoing Fukushima nuclear power plant incident in Japan has alerted people in Taiwan about the safety of nuclear power plants in their own country. In order to transform current...

21 March 2011

Taiwan: The Reassurance of Nuclear Safety is Not Convincing

Following the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan, there are calls now for a review of Taiwan’s nuclear energy policy, particularly as a fourth nuclear power plant is now under construction.

16 March 2011

Taiwan: Problems with Chinese-language pedagogy

Taiwan: Country's Nuclear Power Plants Are High Risk

The nuclear power plants in Taiwan are not immune to the force that damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The panic escalates when the fourth nuclear power plant was ordered...

12 March 2011

Taiwan: Reflection on Japan Earthquake

When the 5th strongest earthquake ever recorded hit Japan yesterday, Taiwanese were also shocked. Taiwan and Japan share a lot of geological similarity and both countries are very vulnerable to...

9 March 2011

Taiwan: How to Get Your Facebook Back

Taiwan: Social Media Makes Indigenous Voices Loud and Clear

Stories about the Taiwanese indigenous population's struggle for identity, sustainability and dignity are missing from the country's public sphere, as a result of relative social and political domination by the...

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