COMING TO TAIWAN: The S. African perspective

By Marc Feltham / Wild East Comedy / Contributing writer It was 2001. I had reached the pits of despair and was seriously contemplating suicide. My previous life as a rock star was over, due to some ridiculously stupid life decisions and a penchant for chemical relief. I took a

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What it’s like working at The China Post

Trista di Genova-CHANG, Wild East magazine, Taiwan Bureau Chief I’ve worked as a newspaper/radio & TV journalist for many years. So let me tell you all about what it was like working at The China Post, as an example of how lame the media actually is. The China Post hails itself

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Taiwan re-elects Pres. Tsai Ing-wen — by another landslide!

Tsai’s entire career trajectory could be described as a ‘Rampage of Firsts’, shattering glass ceilings as she rose through the ranks of Taiwan society By Trista di Genova-CHANG, The Wild East magazine Foreign observers & Taiwanese alike view Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen as a BIG POSITIVE! That must be why

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WILD EAST MAG NAMES TAIWAN ‘MOST FRIENDLY’ & ‘BEST PLACE TO TEACH IN ASIA’

By Trista di Genova / The Wild East GREAT NEWS for Taiwan lovers & new English-speaking graduates worldwide!! 🙂 Teaching English as a foreigner is SUCH a good job, that W.E. want to give credit where credit is due! When it comes to teaching in Taiwan, it could easily be

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Why I’ve Never Been to China (& prefer Taiwan)

Wild East Editorial / By Trista di Genova When I’m ‘stateside’ in the U.S., people first — almost invariably — make the mistake of thinkin’ I’m talkin’ ’bout THAILAND. Guess it’s ’cause bein’ one of the world’s WORST in geography skills, we Yanks usually don’t know the difference between the

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Compared to U.S., Taiwan police are teddy bears

By Trista di Genova I can now say from personal experience how much I prefer and appreciate lovely Taiwan po-lice officers! I’ve always thought they are SO nice, like teddy bears even, espesh compared to our Robo-Cops in America! Today, whilst responding to an elementary misunderstanding regarding forwarding my tenant’s

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BuddhaFish: The Journey Invites You

Subject: Ross – Wild East Gallery – The Foreign and Taiwanese art community in Taipei Hello, all. All friends I’m real glad to beable to invite you to this art event that I’ve organized. It’s the second one. The first was a major success of 250 people at the Beat

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Vintage Radio Banciao Hour

This is from the good ole days, before we had air conditioners at Radio Banciao –when we got hot we’d just work up a sweat and walk around half-naked, in sarongs, singin’ great songs like these: When You Sleep in the Park (also features Yankee Go Home and early Betelnut

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