#ONU #Cina #Taiwan
Vicepresidente #Han Zheng (#PCC|Estrema sinistra): "Realizzare la completa riunificazione della Cina è un'aspirazione di tutti i figli e le figlie della nazione cinese e continueremo a lottare per una riunificazione pacifica, con la massima sincerità e il massimo impegno."
#ONU #Cina #Taiwan
Vicepresidente #Han Zheng (#PCC|Estrema sinistra): "L'isola di Taiwan è una parte inalienabile della Cina. Nessuno dovrebbe mai sottovalutare la ferma determinazione, la forte volontà e il potere del popolo cinese nel salvaguardare sovranità e integrità territoriale."
‘Melodia: a short film in rondo form’ is an official selection of the 38th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival!
FLIFF will show 200+ films November 3-12 in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach, Saint Augustine, and the Bahamas.
‘Melodia,’ filmed in Taiwan, will screen as part of the program ‘East’ at the Gateway Cinema on November 8 Wednesday 13:30.
It is the second half of 2023 and #Taiwan, Asia's freest liberal democracy in which 24 million free people live, is not yet a member of the UN and does not even have observer status (for example, the Vatican and the Palestinian Authority have UN observer status).
Because the Chinese regime forcefully projects its absurd fantasies to the whole world and threatens if the world says Chinese fantasies are imperialist bullshit.
We must do everything possible to deter #China's #CCP and defend #Taiwan A flurry of activity around Taiwan aims to improve the Chinese military’s ability to neutralize the island’s natural advantages against an invader & block US intervention https://www.wsj.com/world/asia/chinas-fighter-jets-arent-just-flying-around-taiwan-theyre-practicing-d6e56cc5?st=f1zo81sg5owoio5 via @WSJ https://nitter.hongkongers.net/benedictrogers/status/1705135004806681076#m
Auf der UN-Vollversammlung bekräftigt 🇨🇳 #China den Willen zur "Wiedervereinigung" mit 🇹🇼 #Taiwan und vergisst dabei, dass 🇹🇼 Taiwan noch nie ein Teil der 🇨🇳 Volksrepublik war. Die falschen Ansprüche Chinas auf Taiwan ähneln der absurden Geschichtsverdrehung der 🇷🇺 Russen und ihren Wunsch nach "Anschluss" der 🇺🇦 Ukraine. So wie Hitler den Anschluss Österreichs an das Deutsche Reich vollzog.
Oh wow, I only just found out: https://newnaratif.com/story-fellowship-2023/ - call for submissions deadline THIS SUNDAY, 24 Sept.
Mobility, Home, and Belonging Across East and Southeast Asia:
This fellowship aims to give back power with a chance to tell their own stories. We aim to conduct a capacity building, in the form of a Story Fellowship grant and mentoring, for migrant and undocumented communities in the regions. Through this programme, we aim to publish stories that highlight voices, concerns, and aspirations from the communities.
(...) Selected fellows will receive training and mentoring on storytelling and advocacy by experts in journalism and human rights advocacy, as well as US$1,000 per contribution to fund their proposed work.
#TootSEA #SoutheastAsia #EastAsia #journalism #fellowship #writing #WritingGrants #publishing #Malaysia #Singapore #Indonesia #Philippines #Myanmar #Thailand #Laos #Vietnam #Cambodia #Brunei #Taiwan #Japan #SouthKorea #migration #refugees
"#China warned on Thursday (Sep 21) at the United Nations not to underestimate its "strong will" on #Taiwan, while saying Beijing preferred peaceful means to take the self-governing democracy." https://www.channelnewsasia.com/asia/china-vp-han-zheng-warns-un-strong-will-taiwan-3790081 https://nitter.hongkongers.net/WilliamYang120/status/1705053896455143712#m
As Beijing steps up its a bid to challenge Taiwan's sovereignty, the island’s military said in its latest national defense report that it is drawing lessons from the war in Ukraine in its efforts to counter China. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/14/asia-pacific/politics/taiwan-defense-report-ukraine-lessons/?utm_content=buffer00c07&utm_medium=social&utm_source=mastodon&utm_campaign=bffmstdn #asiapacific #politics #taiwan #china #ukraine #defense
"The People’s Republic of China has effectively blocked Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations through an intentional misinterpretation of U.N. General Assembly Resolution 2758, adopted in 1971. This resolution doesn’t mention Taiwan even once, and it certainly doesn’t mandate Taiwan’s exclusion from the global stage." - Hsiao Bi-khim, Taiwan's representative to the US
Investigație 📰#Reuters. 🇺🇸#SUA își reactivează sistemele de spionaj subacvatic folosite în timpul Războiului Rece, în contextul în care 🇨🇳#China își intensifică prezența din jurul 🇹🇼#Taiwanului. Acestea vor fi îmbunătățite cu senzori plasați pe navele comerciale, drone navale și 🧠#inteligențăArtificială capabilă să proceseze o cantitate de date uriașă.
Socially awkward Ko Wen-je, a 64-year old former trauma surgeon, entered politics just a decade ago and is running as a third-party candidate in the race to lead Taiwan. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/14/asia-pacific/politics/awkward-outsider-contender-taiwan/?utm_content=bufferdb484&utm_medium=social&utm_source=mastodon&utm_campaign=bffmstdn #asiapacific #politics #taiwan #kowenje #elections #china
@SilveradoPolicy has analyzed other imports by the Russian importer #Yumak LLC with alleged connections to sanctioned Russian defense companies
Bigger, heavier, faster: China rolls out military upgrades
> China's long-term military modernisation efforts are bearing fruit, with a string of upgrades for its warships and warplanes under way amid intensifying tensions in the Indo-Pacific, particularly the #Taiwan Strait.
In Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's Cabinet reshuffle, the most eye-catching aspect was the surprise replacement of Japan's foreign and defense ministers. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/13/japan/politics/new-foreign-defense-ministers-kamikawa-kihara/?utm_content=buffer84e73&utm_medium=social&utm_source=mastodon&utm_campaign=bffmstdn #japan #politics #cabinet #yokokamikawa #minorukihara #taiwan #china #defense #defenseministry
Interview with Taiwanese cartoonist Stellina Chen
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that he can propel his country into the top tier of advanced technology manufacturing. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/13/world/politics/modi-india-chipmaking-superpower/?utm_content=buffer817c8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=mastodon&utm_campaign=bffmstdn #worldnews #politics #india #semiconductors #narendramodi #taiwan #tsmc
A few weeks ago @brian_hioe delivered the keynote speech at the ANU Taiwan Update. He discussed how the international media frames Taiwan
Spoke w/ Radio Taiwan Int’l on my article w/ David Huang & Wu Wen-Chin “Stand Up Like a Taiwanese” & also the history of SG-TW ties. Apologies for the bad sound quality on my end. I was speaking via a hotel WiFi, which was less stable than I hoped. #Taiwan #Singapore https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-strait-up-podcast/id1643102001?i=1000628239875
Taiwan's defense ministry has said it spotted 28 Chinese air force planes in its air defense zone on Wednesday morning, part of what Taipei calls regular harassment by Beijing. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/13/asia-pacific/politics/taiwan-chinese-planes/?utm_content=bufferc65f3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=mastodon&utm_campaign=bffmstdn #asiapacific #politics #taiwan #china #defense
State Governors From Arizona, New Mexico Seek Stronger Economic Ties With Taiwan
> Trade missions this week have taken New Mexico. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Arizona counterpart Katie Hobbs, both Democrats, to the self-governing island of Taiwan. Both women spoke at a business conference in Taipei joining U.S. and #Taiwan leaders.
https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2023-09-20/state-governors-from-arizona-new-mexico-seek-stronger-economic-ties-with-taiwan #NewMexico #Arizona #China #ROC
⚠️🇹🇼Civil defence groups in Taiwan prepare for threat of China attack (CBC - Canadian News in English VIDEO) #Ukraine #Taiwan #Canada #Press #News #Russia #RussiaUkraineWar #9yrInvasionofUkraine #WantedDeadOrAlive
NEW TRAIL GUIDE: Shuangliu Waterfall Trail (雙流瀑布)
Shuangliu National Forest Recreation Area is one of two forest parks to be located in Pintung County (the other is Kenting National Forest Recreation Area). The area gets its name for being the confluence where the two main tributaries of Fenggang River join – Shuangliu (雙流) means two rivers, and the sound of running water is a constant backdrop to the walk. Located on historic Paiwan hunting grounds, the park is now maintained by the Forestry Bureau.
🧭 5.7km – A smidge longer if you walk all the way to the waterfall (it was closed for trails repairs when we visited).
🕒 1-2 hours.
🚶♀️0.5-1/10 difficulty level for regular Taiwan hiker. Not difficult in any sense.
⛰ Almost none.
💦 A single refillable bottle will suffice. There are water dispensers along the way.
☀️ Not too much shade.
☎️ Mobile coverage here is pretty weak the whole way.
🥰 This is a lovely, gentle walk in beautiful surroundings. My only regret is that we didn’t have longer to spend here.
🗺️ There are multiple trails in the park, come in the morning and pick which ones you want to explore.
📄 No permit required, but there is an entry fee to visit the park.
🚌This route is accessible by public transport. (Details included in the full blog.)
I have an unreasonable amount of fun using my 12 year old laptop day to day for my personal tasks. I guess #Lenovo did a good job back then (X201), it was good to max things out as much as I could, and Linux (#ArchLinux :arch:) just keeps the fun alive extremely well. Feels nice to be closer to the machine.
Taiwan is recruiting 50 international promoters of its theme parks.
"Applicants can be those who are studying in Taiwan or who have a residence permit. Individuals who operate their own social media pages and have good writing and photography skills are more likely to be chosen, according to the organizers."
When I started teaching here in 2006, “Sun Yat-sen Thought” (國父思想) was no longer a required subject on the university entrance exams, but it had been for most of Taiwan's post-war history up till then. Here is a short history of how this came about.
⚠️🇹🇼China hurls 103 military planes towards Taiwan (Times Radio News VIDEO) #Ukraine #USA #Taiwan #Press #News #Mastodon
#Russia #RussiaUkraineWar #9yrInvasionofUkraine #WantedDeadOrAlive
#NoEUPrezForHungary #Musk #ElonMusk #X #Twitter #SpaceX #Starlink
NORTHEAST OF TAIWAN, Mon 18 Sep 2023 13:21:24 UTC
#AureFreePress #News #Earthquake #Taiwan
A Chinese naval formation led by the aircraft carrier Shandong passed 60 nautical miles (111 kilometers) to Taiwan's southeast on Monday and entered the western Pacific for training, the island's Defense Ministry said. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/11/asia-pacific/politics/taiwan-china-shandong-aircraft-carrier/?utm_content=bufferdb216&utm_medium=social&utm_source=mastodon&utm_campaign=bffmstdn #asiapacific #politics #china #taiwan #pla
#China flies 103 #military planes toward #Taiwan in a new high in activity the island calls harassment
Taiwan meldet mehr als 100 chinesische Kampfjets
China demonstriert immer wieder seine militärische Macht gegenüber Taiwan. Nun hat die Volksrepublik binnen eines Tages mehr als hundert Kampfjets geschickt - laut Taiwan "ein neuer Höchststand".
I arrive 1:00 am in Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan.
What public transportation can I take to get to Taipei? I want to take the express train but the last train leaves at 23:00 and the first is at 6:00. Please help.
(Please boost for wider reach.)
Taiwan's defense ministry urges China to stop its “destructive, unilateral action” amidst an increase in military activity in the Taiwan Strait
Taiwan detects over 100 Chinese warplanes around its island
> "Between the morning of September 17th to 18th, the Ministry of National Defence had detected a total of 103 Chinese aircraft which was a recent high and has posed severe challenges to the security across the #Taiwan Strait and in the region," it said in a statement. Beijing's "continued military harassment can easily lead to a sharp spike in tension and worsen regional security," the ministry said https://www.lemonde.fr/en/china/article/2023/09/18/taiwan-detects-over-100-chinese-warplanes-around-its-island_6137079_162.html
“Made in Taiwan,” a cookbook that celebrates centuries of Taiwanese culture and foodways, opens with a quote from activist Peng Ming-min: “[Neither] race, language, nor culture form a nation, but rather a deeply felt sense of community and shared destiny.” Atlas Obscura writer Diana Hubbell tells us how the book is a love letter to the island nation known for its culture, people and cuisine.
#Culture #Asia #Taiwan #Cooking #Foodie
We spoke to the artist, Igor Matroskin, about what drove him to paint this mural.
He tells us that he has always dreamt about visiting #Taiwan, and has a Taiwanese friend in Odesa. He wanted to paint street art in order to emphasize the natural friendship between the two.
Taiwan is a place with rich traditions that I’m hoping we can explore more.
Taiwan is the most prominent issue in the escalating spy vs. spy operations between China and the United States.
With both countries confused about the intentions of the other, the NYT reports that American intelligence is obsessed with learning whether #China will order an invasion; and Chinese spies are obsessed with finding out whether #America would defend #Taiwan if so.
Mixed Messages: China announced new initiatives that would "make it easier for Taiwanese people to live, study and work in #China," The Guardian reports.
But at the same time, it conducted massive naval exercises in the ocean to #Taiwan 's east.
The most touching moments, he said, are when elderly Taiwanese supporters come with drinks on a hot day.
Nearly twenty months have passed since he first started protesting, but he’s still coming out every single week.
And the countries are becoming closer as a result of the war and #Taiwan is learning lessons about the need to prepare for the possibility of open conflict.
He moved to #Taiwan with his wife, who has some family ties here.
On February 24th, 2022, when #Russia launched an all-out war, Alex began protesting in front of this office by himself.
A trickle of support became a flood – more than one hundred people showed up to join him.
“The Taiwanese government supported Ukraine from day one, even though Ukraine has always been oriented more towards China,” Alex noted.
And the Australian Defense Forces are increasing their personnel size by 30 percent by 2040.
In the meantime, the small Ukrainian community in #Taiwan is eagerly building ties of solidarity.
Two days a week, in front of the Russian diplomatic office in #Taipei, you’ll find a man named Alex Khomenko waving a Ukrainian flag, raising money for humanitarian relief.
A typhoon had just passed by recently – which Alex embraces simply as “good flag-waving weather.”
Yurii Poita, a Ukrainian national security researcher living in Taipei, says that it may actually make #China speed up plans for an invasion.
“#China will not abandon its strategic plans to take over #Taiwan,” he predicted and may want to strike earlier due to renewed alarm (and related military buildups) by China’s adversaries in the Asia-Pacific.
Both #Taiwan and #Ukraine erupted in popular protest in 2014 – Ukraine's Revolution of Dignity and Taiwan's Sunflower movement happened around the same time, as an act of resistance against an autocratic neighbor.
The Sunflower Movement emerged in opposition to a trade agreement between #China and Taiwan. Protesters occupied the country's legislature and executive offices, and hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets, ultimately forcing the government to back down.
"We're young democracies... [we both had a] transition to democracy in the 1990s, and so we're really trying to figure out what it means to be a multicultural democracy,” Albert said.
Michelle, a lawyer who specialized in working with marginalized communities in the U.S., needed some convincing to move to Taipei.
Albert, a historian, had told her that his dream was to live there.
Indigenous pop singers have contributed to normalising the use of Indigenous languages in Taiwan
Interview with Clarissa Wei, a freelance journalist and the author of Made in Taiwan: Recipes and Stories from the Island Nation. From bubble tea to beef noodle soup, Taiwanese food is a huge draw for tourists and an excellent way of introducing #Taiwan’s culture to the world. But can food tell the story of Taiwan?
Discussing Taiwanese #cuisine and how it connects to Taiwanese identity and history.
Im Südchinesischen Meer brodelt seit den 1970ern ein Konflikt um territoriale Ansprüche. #China hat nun eine neue Meer-Karte veröffentlicht, die Hoheitsrechte auf Gebiete anderer Länder signalisiert – unter anderem #Taiwan. Q&A von Christina Schott: https://www.riffreporter.de/de/international/china-usa-taiwan-asean-suedchinesisches-meer-ten-dash-line-philippinen-indonesien
Die schlimmsten Regenfaelle in ueber 140 Jahren.... also in #HongKong
Wir sind sowas von fucked!
Gruesse aus NRW, wo gerade die Temperaturrekorde fuer den September gebrochen werden und ich in kurzer Hose rumlaufen koennte.
Und in #Bayern sitzen Unweltaktivist:innen in Uhaft 🤯
The lost elephant slides of Taiwan. Photographer Pi Cheng Hsiu captured 400 of the remaining slides and plotted them on a map
Another day, another three concurrent tropical cyclones in the West Pacific. This has been one busy August! 🌀
1️⃣ #SuperTyphoon #Saola (wind 130kts/150mph/241kph) is expected to slam #HongKong by late Friday evening.
2️⃣ #Typhoon #Haikui (wind 65kts/75mph/120kph) may make landfall in North #Taiwan on Sunday.
3️⃣ #TropicalStorm #Kirogi (wind 55kts/63mph/102kph) will track towards #Kyushu, #Japan, weakening along the way.
Today is the #Buddhism / #Daoism Ghost/Ullambana festival in #Taiwan. #OTD, we put out offerings for the wandering ghosts and our ancestors. Variations of the festival origin exist, but at its core is a story about Maugdalyayana saving his mother from a hunger ghost status. This is one of the earliest memories I had about ghosts. The mother was eventually saved, but the imagery and the metaphor of her distress stay with me since. #mythology #folklore
China releases new edition of standard map, lays claim on Arunachal Pradesh, Aksai Chin region
>#China on Monday formally unveiled the version of its standard map for 2023 that includes the disputed (#India) territories, such as its claims to Arunachal Pradesh, the Aksai Chin region, #Taiwan, and the #SouthChinaSea.