Tomas is an expert on Chinese-Taiwanese relationships from The Netherlands. He has lived in Taiwan for over three years and speaks fluent Chinese.
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Episode 5: Exchange studies in Zimbabwe and Taiwan
00:06:10 – Asia Pacific studies
00:08:00 – An announcement for our respected Taiwanese listeners
00:12:20 – Peoplekind
00:19:15 – The Chinese surveillance state
00:22:50 – The beef between Taiwan and China explained
00:29:30 – The Taiwanese identity & current tensions with mainland China
00:50:25 – Censorship in China
01:03:00 – Life in Taiwan
01:07:40 – Cultural conflicts between China and Taiwan
01:15:25 – Bar fights
01:29:50 – Internet trolls & scammers
Mentioned links & books
Dude getting beat up with Taiwanese face tattoos news story
Nigerian scammer baiter
Prank the monkey book
Mentioned video clips
Recorded on Sep 13, 2018; on a nice summer day in the backyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.
Recorded on the big setup.