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I-fan Lin

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

11 April 2014

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

#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

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

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.

30 March 2014

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.

25 March 2014

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.

24 March 2014

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.

22 March 2014

A Poem for #CongressOccupied Protesters in Taiwan

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

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