Archive for January, 2008

The final post in the Taiwan Trilogy….The previous two post dealt with Taiwan’s politics but this post shall deal with the popular culture of Taiwan, which has extended well beyond its borders, as well as famous people who are Taiwanese or came from Taiwan, some of whom are known internationally but which we never knew […]


The final post in the Taiwan Trilogy…. The previous two post dealt with Taiwan’s politics but this post shall deal with the popular culture of Taiwan, which has extended well beyond its borders, as well as famous people who are Taiwanese or came from Taiwan, some of whom are known internationally but which we never […]


Movies to Recommend: SAW:Hairspray (2007) US: Now, I seldom recommend Hollywood films (cos i hardly watch them, i know, unbelievable in this day and age and living in Syd!!) but I would definitely recommend this nice meaningful film for those who missed it. I expected a light-hearted comedy but it was surprisingly meaningful and nice…and […]


Movies to Recommend: SAW:Hairspray (2007) US: Now, I seldom recommend Hollywood films (cos i hardly watch them, i know, unbelievable in this day and age and living in Syd!!) but I would definitely recommend this nice meaningful film for those who missed it. I expected a light-hearted comedy but it was surprisingly meaningful and nice…and […]


The Taiwan Trilogy continues…. Taiwan has three main political parties. They are: 1)The KMT (Kuomintang) 2) The DPP (Democratic People’s Party) 3) The PFP (People’s First Party) Taiwan also has two side parties which are smaller but also wield some influence, one representing the most pro-unification stance and the other the most pro-independence faction. They […]


The Taiwan Trilogy continues…. Taiwan has three main political parties. They are: 1)The KMT (Kuomintang) 2) The DPP (Democratic People’s Party) 3) The PFP (People’s First Party) Taiwan also has two side parties which are smaller but also wield some influence, one representing the most pro-unification stance and the other the most pro-independence faction. They […]


If anyone has realised, although my blog is titled ‘Chinese Chic’, I have never really written on China or China-related issues. This year, being the Year of the Chinese Olympics held in Beijing as well as China’s continued phenomenal economic and political rise on the world stage, I shall write my first post on a […]


If anyone has realised, although my blog is titled ‘Chinese Chic’, I have never really written on China or China-related issues. This year, being the Year of the Chinese Olympics held in Beijing as well as China’s continued phenomenal economic and political rise on the world stage, I shall write my first post on a […]