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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Taipei graveyard may hold key to White Terror

By Trista di Genova / Originally published in The China Post [China Post no longer exists: broken link removed] Barely a stone’s throw from Taipei 101 and overlooking one of the more scenic views of the city, a small group of foreigners, one Taiwanese and I clamber up the side

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'Formosa Betrayed' debuts in U.S. this weekend

Formosa Betrayed Official Website This weekend, February 26-28, a new movie about Taiwan will be coming to theaters. Formosa Betrayed is the first American film to ever deal with US-Taiwan relations and explore the issues of democracy, identity, and justice during the White Terror period in Taiwan. The movie was

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