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Political Talk Shows Troubled Over Limited Obama Material

November 17, 2008 // BCC (Zhong Guang Xin Wen Wong) - Taiwan - Chinese

The fact that Obama was elected the next president of United States is actually troubling for comedians who frequently make political jokes on television. They have had an inexhaustible amount of material during the eight years of the Bush administration, but so far potential jokes about Obama are hard to find. [Read more]

G20 Conference Concludes With Lack of Consensus

November 17, 2008 // TVBS - Taiwan - Chinese

To save the world’s economy from the current financial crisis, the leaders of 20 countries attended the G20 Summit in Washington D.C. this weekend. After two days of meeting the nations have reached a consensus on strengthening financial regulations. There were, however, split ideologies for free markets among the [Read more]

Hu Jintao Calls Obama About Taiwan

November 16, 2008 // China Times - Taiwan - Chinese

Chinese President Hu Jintao called President-elect Barack Obama on November 8th to congratulate him on being elected President of the United States. During the conversation Hu Jintao expressed China’s hope that the United States will deal properly with the sensitive issues between the two countries, especially the [Read more]

History Will Not Forgive Bush

November 12, 2008 // UDN - Taiwan - Chinese (Traditional)

The encyclopedia is still going to read: ‘George W. Bush, 43rd president of the United States, who created a war in Iraq or who let the country be flooded by Katrina'

Obama Will Retain Bush's Taiwan Policy

November 10, 2008 // TVBS - Taiwan - Chinese

After Obama comes into office, Taiwan would most concern about the new government’s relations with Taiwan. Scholars from think tanks in D.C. believe that Obama would retain Bush’s policy. President Ma Ying-Jeou, in particular, should maintain frequent contact with the new administration. The Republican would soon [Read more]

Two Reasons to Break Into A Sweat For Obama

November 4, 2008 // China Times - Taiwan - Chinese

If Obama ascends to the office of the Presidency, there are two reasons why one may feel concern. First is his lack of administrative experience, and the other being his personal safety. These two questions have been the focus of many questions during the primaries and general election. The question of personal [Read more]

Obama Strides Towards Victory

November 4, 2008 // China Times - Taiwan - Chinese

Four years ago, Barack Obama was campaigning to be a senator from Illinois. While attending a meeting at the White House that summer, an Illinois Congresswomen, Jan Schakowsky, was wearing an “Obama for Senate” campaign pin on the lapel of her suit jacket. After shaking hands with Bush, she noticed that he did a [Read more]
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