Hip in a Nerdy Nice Way : Notes on Taiwan

Taiwan’s May 20 presidential inauguration will be a subdued event this year due to the global pandemic. But the nation has much to celebrate, including a buzzing arts scene and a remarkable system of public health.

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Screenshots from MOCATaipei’s Instagram feed

#TaiwanCanHelp

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Screenshot on May 15 of Tsai’s tweet
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Screenshot of Tsai Ing-wen’s tweet
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Screenshot of Tsai Ing-wen’s tweet
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Screenshot of Tsai Ing-wen’s tweet
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Nationalist China, Hong Kong, and Macao. United States. Central Intelligence Agency, circa 1958. From Library of Congress collection.
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Taiwan circled on Google map by author.
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REV-NOW, PARKS AND GREEN TEA SHAVED ICE

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Author’s photo taken on Xiangshan Trail, with Taipei 101 on the right. This skyscraper was the world’s tallest building from 2004 to 2010.
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Author photo of Rev-Now
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Author photos of Taipei.
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Journalist fascinated by art, history, medicine, politics and food. Has visited museums on six continents, eaten in more than 50 nations. Knows FDA, Congress.

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