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I-fan Lin

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

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20 April 2014

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How Technology and Citizen Media Shaped Taiwan's Sunflower Movement

Members set up a number of websites dedicated to the protest against a trade deal with China, whose passage without a clause-by-clause review sparked the occupation of the legislature.

17 April 2014

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Would Confucius Support the Sunflower Movement in Taiwan?

"Children should bow to their parents, students should pay respect to their teachers, and people should obey the government. As a result, the students' resistance must be wrong."

11 April 2014

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Residents Rescue Two Baby Otters in Taiwan

Two baby Eurasian otters were found on the island of Kinmen after their nest was destroyed by construction work.

5 April 2014

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#CongressOccupied Protesters Reject Taiwanese President's Proposed Solution

Members of the #CongressOccupied movement called President Ma's plan for a trade agreement monitoring system "empty, insincere and deceptive".

1 April 2014

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Designing Taiwan's #CongressOccupied Protests

Taiwanese designers have actively contributed to the movement against a controversial trade deal with China by creating ads, banners and clothing.

31 March 2014

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Half a Million Taiwanese Rally to Support #CongressOccupied

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

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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.

30 March 2014

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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.

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