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David Reid · May, 2009

I was formerly based in Taiwan where I blogged at David on Formosa. Now based in Australia.

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Latest posts by David Reid from May, 2009

Taiwan: Chinese tourist arrested for spying

A Chinese businessman, visiting Taiwan as a tourist, was arrested for taking photos of a military facility in Taipei. The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato discusses the security implications. The Foreigner in...

Taiwan: Comparisons of Chen and Roh

Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyung tragically commited suicide over the weekend. Some have made comparisons between Roh and former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian who is currently in detention on...

Taiwan: Minister encounters protest at WHA

Some Taiwanese students protested against the Taiwanese Health Minister Yeh Ching-chuan (葉金川) who is attending the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva. The students claimed he was selling out Taiwan...

Taiwan: Media mixes up history

Taiwanese Identity points out a mistake in a news article which demonstrates confusion about Taiwan's history. They argue that these kind of mistakes are common and the media needs to...

Taiwan: Friendship with India

Taiwanrocks! discusses the friendly links between Taiwan and India.

Taiwan: Lessons in diplomacy

The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato reviews the book Nixon and Mao: The week that changed the world. He says the book offers lessons for the US and Taiwan in their current...

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