Why defend the Taiwanese?

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Why defend the Taiwanese?

Postby 90630 » 11 Nov 2002, 08:13

While I've noticed that most Westerners visiting Taiwan seem to have a good firm hold on reality I've met a few on the street and read posts on this website from several who seem bent-out-of-shape if you say anything negative about this place. Why is that?
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Postby Closet Queen » 11 Nov 2002, 08:24

This topic has been discussed and raged about many times here. Could I politely suggest you search some of the old threads here and formulate your own view - if you haven't already!
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Postby JeffG » 11 Nov 2002, 09:12

Agree, please use the search function, you will find numerous threads about this topic in all of the forums. If you have questions please email me.

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