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David Reid · July, 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 July, 2009

Taiwan: Racist cartoon causes controversy

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs published a booklet featuring two cartoon characters to inform the public about the proposed free trade agreement between Taiwan and China, commonly referred to as...

Taiwan: How Kaohsiung won the World Games

The World Games open in Kaohsiung today. Blogger Claudia Jean writes about how former Kaohsiung Mayor Frank Hsieh got the Games for Kaohsiung despite many obstacles.

Taiwan: Bloggers comment on Xinjiang protests

Taiwan bloggers have responded to the massacre in Xinjiang with concern. Lao Ren Cha writes that her own experience of the people of Xinjiang is that they are unfairly portrayed...

Taiwan: Is “adogah” a racist term?

Adogah (阿兜仔) is a Hoklo Taiwanese word used to refer to foreigners in Taiwan. Dan Bloom had an article in the Taipei Times discussing the use of the word. He...

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