Interesting signs in Taiwan
By Murray Bourne, 03 Feb 2006
Sign in Taipei's international airport.
The UN can bring peace in the Taiwan Strait
The founding of the United Nations in 1945 was a commitment to peace after years of horrendous war. Now, China openly threatens Taiwan by passing its "anti-secession law", which sets the conditions for the use of force against Taiwan. Only the UN can act as a forum for maintaining security and peace. Please support Taiwan's participation in the UN.
Sign in an underground railway station:
In all stations:
Not surprisingly, there are pro-Falun Gong groups in Taiwan. This one was at the National Palace Museum. The poster is about the self-immolation incident in Tiananmen Square (which Falun gong claims was not suicide):
This one is at Sun Moon Lake:
There is some curious English here and there:
The Taiwanese are much more into recycling than the Singaporeans are:
There are many similarities between Taiwan and Japan. This is not surprising, as it was a Japanese colony for 50 years. But one thing that is way better than Japan is the ban on smoking in restaurants:
See related article: Taiwan - worth a visit.
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