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· July, 2013

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from July, 2013

An Undeniably Racist Song, ‘Asian Girlz’ Sparks Controversy

Packed with Asian stereotypes and fetishes, song ‘Asian Girlz’ by ‘Day Above Ground’ has invited controversy and angry comments. Blogger Angry Asian Man typed down the entire lyrics to comment [if they have not]...

Student Movement in Taiwan

“The Far Eastern Sweet Potatoes” has written a review and analysis of the development of student movement in Taiwan in reaction to issues such as media monopoly and land justice...

Taiwan: Flash Protests Against Land Expropriation

The dispute over land expropriation in Miaoli County has lit a fire for a series of flash protests targeting the President and the Premier for their indifference to citizens’ suffering....

Taiwanese Professor Arrested in Protest Against Forced Demolitions

Taiwanese professor Hsu Shih-Jung was yelling "Today you demolished Taipu, tomorrow we demolished the government" when he was dragged away by police.

Fishermen Organize First Migrant Workers’ Union in Taiwan

The first migrant workers' union was formed on May 25, 2013 in Taiwan to improve foreign fishermen's working conditions.

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