“Make Taiwan Great Again”

After Trump moved out of the White House and the MAGA slogan began to lose its media coverage in the US, a senior media personality in Taiwan, Jaw Shaw-kong, adapted the slogan into “Make Taiwan Great Again” to declare his return to Taiwanese politics by rejoining the Kuomintang (KMT), a possible move for the both the presidency of the party and of Taiwan.

After Trump moved out of the White House and the MAGA slogan began to lose its media coverage in the US, a senior media personality in Taiwan, Jaw Shaw-kong, adapted the slogan into “Make Taiwan Great Again” to declare his return to Taiwanese politics by rejoining the Kuomintang (KMT), a possible move for the both the presidency of the party and of Taiwan.

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One Year Since the Rioters’ University Rebelled

“Rioters’ University” is the derogatory name given by many pro-government media sources to the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). In response to their “riotous acts,” the students were reminded by the People’s Daily, China’s mouthpiece, of the school’s motto which is taken from the Confucian classic Analects, “through learning and temperance to virtue.” The students, however, humorously and proudly accepted this name and largely confirmed it with the confrontation between them and the police on campus a year ago.

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