Exhibition held by Chinese student captures cross-strait dilemma

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/01/08
By: Miao Chung-hen and Yu-chen Chung

Photo courtesy of Wang Jiaxin (汪家欣)

Taipei, Jan. 8 (CNA) A photo exhibition being held in Taipei by Chinese student Wang Jiaxin (汪家欣) has given her the chance to express her positive view of Taiwan but also the helplessness she feels caught in the middle of sensitive cross-Taiwan Strait ties.

During a tour of the exhibition in an old apartment in Zhongshan District, messages such as “Taipei is my second hometown” and “I dream of going back there” are immediately apparent as are her strong feelings about the problems faced by Chinese students here.

One of her photos shows a woman standing on the beach wrapped in a piece of cloth reading “three limits, six noes” and surrounded by placards saying “it serves you right, why go to (Taiwan)” and “dhebazi degree.”

The word dhebazi (台巴子) is a discriminatory term in the Shanghai dialect for Taiwanese that means silly or foolish.    [FULL  STORY]

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