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I-fan Lin · March, 2014

Born, raised, and educated in Taiwan. I write about current Taiwan issues and events as well as the Taiwanese blogosphere.

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Latest posts by I-fan Lin from March, 2014

Half a Million Taiwanese Rally to Support #CongressOccupied

Protesters demanded that the Taiwanese government withdraw from a controversial trade agreement with China.

Taiwan’s Indigenous Oppose Trade Deal With China

Taiwan's indigenous people fear the trade agreement with China is a threat to their land, language and culture.

Pandas Steal Spotlight from Taiwan's Endangered Formosan Bears

Some worry Taiwan is promoting pandas, a species native to mainland China, more than the country's own Formosan black bears.

Taiwan's Heavy-Handed Crackdown on #CongressOccupied Leaves Protesters, Journalists Injured

Some have blackened their profile photos on Facebook and Twitter in protest of the heavy-handed police response to a demonstration at government headquarters.

Dear #CongressOccupied Protesters, ‘Don't Let Taiwan Become the Next Hong Kong’

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.

A Poem for #CongressOccupied Protesters in Taiwan

"Tonight, we are willing to be violent mobs for love"

Taiwan #CongressOccupied: Wild Lily Turns into Sunflower

Support Pours in for #CongressOccupied Protesters in Taiwan

In reaction to the ruling party's autocratic move to pass a trade agreement with China, thousands of protesters are occupying Taiwan's legislature.

Protesters Occupy Taiwan's Legislature Over China Trade Deal

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.

A Slogan on March 8 Anti-Nuke Protest in Taiwan

A warning message sent to Taiwan from Ukraine

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