Sponge Bear speculates about what would have happened if Taiwan had remained a territory of Japan after the Second World War.
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13 June 2011
9 June 2011
“M” writes about her experience of being sent to an immigration detention centre in Taiwan.
17 April 2011
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13 January 2011
12 January 2011
Michael Turton writes about how the Taiwan Green Party accused the government of paying bloggers to write about a visit to petrochemical plants. Green Party member Pan Han-shen (潘翰聲) says the practice is greenwashing [zh-tw] and accused the government and corporations of forming a “$5,000 Party” (五千黨) [zh-tw].
30 December 2010
24 December 2010
Taiwan in Cycles looks at an article from CommonWealth magazine and discusses how cycling and leisure activities are used to construct culture and promote an ideology of Chinese nationalism in Taiwan.
18 December 2010
At The China Beat Paul Katz writes about the controversy that erupted over an online poll to find the most influential figures in the hundred years of the Republic of China (ROC). The poll included Chinese Communist Party leaders such as Deng Xiaoping and Mao Zedong. The case raises key questions about the debate over history in Taiwan as the 100th anniversary celebrations of the ROC are set to commence next year.
9 November 2010
Taiwanese will vote in elections in five major cities on 27 November. Frozen Garlic observes two campaign rallies. The first for Eric Chu (朱立倫), the KMT candidate for Mayor of Xinbei City. The second for Liang Wen-chieh (梁文傑), a DPP candidate for Taipei City Council.