I-fan Lin · March, 2007

Latest posts by I-fan Lin from March, 2007

Taiwan: The future of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

  15 March 2007

On March 2, 2007, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, decided to change the name of ‘Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall‘ to ‘Taiwan Democracy Memorial Hall’ and to remove the enclosing walls to make the area around the memorial hall a more open public space. To keep the integrity of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall,...

Taiwan: Kevin Lin completed across Sahara

  8 March 2007

After 111 days, Kevin Lin from Taiwan completed the ultra-marathon across Sahara desert, the largest desert in the world, on 2/20/2007 with other two runners. This ultra-marathon was first proposed by Charlie Engle, who went to Matt Damon's production company (LivePlanet) to persuade them to film a documentary for it....

Taiwan: Commemoration of the 60th anniversary of 2-28 Massacre in Taiwan

  2 March 2007

On February 27, 1947, after Chinese army came to Taiwan, under Chiang Kai-Shek’s KuoMinTang (KMT) regime, a tragic incident happened, people were killed by the government officials. The next day, on 2/28, in Taipei, when a group of unarmed demostrators gathered and asked for justice, they were killed or wounded...