Wang Bing-zhong

Backlash Against Reported Plans To Censor Chinese Books Shows High Value Placed On Free Speech In Taiwan

Reflexive anger from Taiwanese publishers after reports earlier this month by the United Daily News that the Ministry of Culture was planning on screening Chinese books allowed to be published in China shows in microcosm the dilemmas facing free speech in Taiwan. Yet this also shows why free speech is aggressively defended in Taiwan and unlikely to come under threat from the government anytime soon... Read More