Born, raised, and educated in Taiwan. I write about current Taiwan issues and events as well as the Taiwanese blogosphere.
Latest posts by I-fan Lin from March, 2014
Protesters demanded that the Taiwanese government withdraw from a controversial trade agreement with China.
Taiwan's indigenous people fear the trade agreement with China is a threat to their land, language and culture.
Some worry Taiwan is promoting pandas, a species native to mainland China, more than the country's own Formosan black bears.
Some have blackened their profile photos on Facebook and Twitter in protest of the heavy-handed police response to a demonstration at government headquarters.
Since protests in Taiwan began March 18 against a trade deal with China, many Hongkongers have sent many messages of encouragement and of warning to the Taiwanese.
"Tonight, we are willing to be violent mobs for love"
In reaction to the ruling party's autocratic move to pass a trade agreement with China, thousands of protesters are occupying Taiwan's legislature.
Angry protesters surrounded the Legislation Yuan and some stormed the floor demanding a proper review of the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement signed with China.