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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Lens of Taiwan: July-November 2017

It has been a very busy couple of months for me. I finally finished writing my thesis proposal. On top of that, I have other lectures, work, a social life and girlfriend. But, I do like to document the little things I come across or some take snapshots of what is going on with my […]

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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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