Blending In or Standing Out: Immigration and the ‘Cultural Quality’ Problem in Taiwan

The News Lens
Date: 2017/05/19
By: Shannon Lin

Are the dazzling traditional gowns and tours in native languages just a weak attempt to

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distract Taiwan’s newest arrivals from institutionalized discrimination?
From when her Taiwan-born daughter was a one-year-old to when she started kindergarten, Indonesian Linda Tjindiawati Arifin would take her to visit the National Taiwan Museum each fortnight, exploring the century-old building and the surrounding 228 Peace Memorial Park.

Twelve years later, Arifin is back at the museum giving tours in Bahasa, showcasing the place she spent so much time in with her young daughter to a new wave of migrants.    [FULL  STORY]

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