Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from April, 2014
Call to Stop Construction to Protect the Leopard Cats in Taiwan
Leopard cat is listed as a vulnerable species [zh] in Taiwan. Since the big cats live in the forests and jungles in both plains and in hilly areas and their home range is very broad, their habitats in Taiwan are easily disturbed by new construction projects. The Taiwanese environmental evaluation...
How Technology and Citizen Media Shaped Taiwan's Sunflower Movement
Members set up a number of websites dedicated to the protest against a trade deal with China, whose passage without a clause-by-clause review sparked the occupation of the legislature.
Would Confucius Support the Sunflower Movement in Taiwan?
"Children should bow to their parents, students should pay respect to their teachers, and people should obey the government. As a result, the students' resistance must be wrong."
Residents Rescue Two Baby Otters in Taiwan
Two baby Eurasian otters were found on the island of Kinmen after their nest was destroyed by construction work.
#CongressOccupied Protesters Reject Taiwanese President's Proposed Solution
Members of the #CongressOccupied movement called President Ma's plan for a trade agreement monitoring system "empty, insincere and deceptive".
Taiwan's Sunflower Movement on Reddit
Four Taiwanese students joining the Sunflower Movement opened an Ask Me Anything on Reddit to answer questions regarding their protest against the closed-door trade deal with China.
Designing Taiwan's #CongressOccupied Protests
Taiwanese designers have actively contributed to the movement against a controversial trade deal with China by creating ads, banners and clothing.