Culture, History, Politics, Research Papers, Taiwan, Taiwan: Culture, Society & History

Why Taiwanese Aboriginals Vote Blue and Not Green Da Ba Dee Da Ba Daa

Voting in Taiwan isn’t black and white, it’s green and blue. The green being the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), and blue being the Kuomintang (KMT). Due to the KMT’s grip on power in Taiwan – which you could say lasted until the first presidential elections were held in 1996 – Taiwan’s political landscape can seem […]

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Society, Taiwan, Taiwan: Culture, Society & History

Migrant Worker Rights in Taiwan: An Interview with The Taiwan International Workers’ Association (TIWA)

Earlier this month I had the pleasure to interview Jing Ru Wu from the Taiwan International Workers’ Association (台灣國際勞工協會). I am currently writing a report for an NCCU course on international journalism and I wanted to write about a subject in Taiwan that I felt needs to be addressed, namely, the rights of migrant workers […]

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