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- Horizontal text written from right to left.
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I was really confused when I saw 張鈞甯 in commercials for State Farm. As far as I know, Sate Farm does not do business in Taiwan. So, did they hire a Taiwanese actress to do Chinese language commercials in the … Continue reading
I didn’t really like the “new format” I used for the last two “News about Taiwan” posts. I think it’s better to have the name, source, and date of the article written out, rather than trying to mention it in … Continue reading
The 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show occurred from March 26 to 29. This report from March 29, 2013 has some highlights and pictures. The Financial Times has two articles from March 31, 2013 on Taiwan. The first has to do … Continue reading
I read a really good article regarding food authenticity titled “Time to eat” on the Financial Times website. It lead me to articles by Polly Russell (also on the Financial Times) that analyzes historical cookbooks.
One thing that I’ve always wondered is the possibility of learning the curriculum of a foreign country in the U.S. This would not be possible in the public school system, but would certainly be possible in some private schools. Are … Continue reading
“Babel No More” by Michael Erard focuses on a particular group of people who know and learn multiple languages, known as hyperpolyglots. Although I do not aspire to be a hyperpolyglot, I do like to read about languages and language … Continue reading
There seems to be some confusion between traditional and simplified Chinese characters in The Weather Channel tablet application. When the language of the tablet is set to Traditional Chinese, the app shows a mix of English and Chinese. I don’t … Continue reading
I’m changing the format a little for these “News about Taiwan” posts. I’m going to try to combine my thoughts with the article link rather than a list with some commentary afterward. The lists were getting a little boring. The … Continue reading