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Category Archives: News about Taiwan
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’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
“Krispy Kreme plans expansion into Taiwan” [News & Observer; March 05, 2013] Krispy Kreme is planning to open ten shops in Taiwan. This is curious since Dunkin’ Doughnuts left Taiwan not too long ago. “Taiwan Needs Japan as Much as … Continue reading
“Thank You, Xie Xie, Namaste: A Movie Undercuts Old Rivalries” [International Herald Tribune; February 26, 2012] “The ‘Pi’ Effect: How Ang Lee Boosted Taiwan’s Movie Industry” [Wall Street Journal; March 01, 2013] “Why Ang Lee’s Oscar puts identity center stage” … Continue reading
李安 won the 2013 Academy Award for Best Director for the movie “Life of Pi.” Besides articles regarding the movie and the Oscar win, there were also articles explaining Taiwan’s history and Taiwan’s place in the international community. First, the … Continue reading
“Cindy Chao’s Butterfly Brooch Added to Smithsonian Gem Hall” [Forbes; February 16, 2013] Taiwanese designer Cindy Chao’s Royal Butterfly brooch will be added to the Smithsonian and exhibited as part of the museum’s permanent collection. It is the first jewelry … Continue reading
“The price is height” [economist.com; February 06, 2013] The Economist charted the admission prices of the world tallest buildings based on height. Naturally, Taipei 101 was included in the list. It actually comes out as the cheapest per meter! “What … Continue reading
“Japan turns back Taiwan boat from islands” [UPI; January 25, 2013] “Taiwan And Japan In Water Cannon Sea Skirmish” [Sky News; January 24, 2013] Activists from Taiwan entered the waters of the Diaoyutai Islands and were met by the Japanese … Continue reading