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Stanford’s FACES Student Exchange Program Experiences

Stanford’s FACES Student Exchange Program Experiences

Forget Obama and Hu, can 40 American & Chinese exchange students contribute to and strengthen US-China ties? I think so and here are my three reasons why.

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Taipei & Beijing To Set Up Tourism Offices By February 2010

Taipei & Beijing To Set Up Tourism Offices By February 2010

Taiwan and China agree to set up tourism offices in each other’s capitals (Taipei and Beijing) by early 2010, as Taiwan aims to increase mainland tourists.

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Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

…and why that is one of the lousiest arguments in the never-ending debate over whether Taiwan is an independent state or merely a renegade province that rightfully belongs to the PRC.

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iPartment: Hot Teen Girls Want to Move In With You, Online

iPartment: Hot Teen Girls Want to Move In With You, Online

Review of the online virtual world game, iPartment or “love apartment” (in Chinese), where young Chinese girls decorate homes and “live with” their boyfriends.

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Deaflympics, World Games, Lamas, & Cross-Strait Relations

Deaflympics, World Games, Lamas, & Cross-Strait Relations

How the 2009 Deaflympics, 2009 World Games, and a Dalai Lama visit has reflected upon cross-strait relations between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China.

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Taiwanese Identity Survey: False Choice, Nationalism, Regionalism

Taiwanese Identity Survey: False Choice, Nationalism, Regionalism

A recent survey showed that 64.6% of respondents in Taiwan identified themselves as Taiwanese, 11.5% Chinese, while 18.1% both Taiwanese and Chinese. So what?

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The Chinese Tourist (In The Eyes of The Taiwanese)

The Chinese Tourist (In The Eyes of The Taiwanese)

As more and more mainland Chinese are able to travel abroad, how are they being received? Here’s one account of a mainland tour group in Taiwan by a Taiwanese.

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John Fan: The China Internet Market For Taiwanese Companies

John Fan: The China Internet Market For Taiwanese Companies

John Fan introduced his Facebook Application development company, Cardinal Blue Software, along with their headline app/game, Friend Stock, at Barcamp Shanghai 2009,... 

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2 Things Taiwan Does Well: Leggy Girls & Sweet Desserts

2 Things Taiwan Does Well: Leggy Girls & Sweet Desserts

When in Taiwan, there are two things you definitely can’t miss: Taiwanese desserts (hot soup & shaved ice versions) & a lot of young girls showing a lot of leg.

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