Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a reporter for WORLD Magazine who lives and works in Taiwan. She enjoys cooking, reading, and storytelling. Follow Angela on Twitter @angela818.

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Taiwanese media's theater of the absurd

Media | Following the U.S. 24-hour news cycle model trapped a free press in an entertainment prison
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/11/15, 12:36 pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan—The chasm between communist China’s controlled media and democratic Taiwan’s free-wheeling press came to the fore last week during the news conferences that followed the historic meeting in Singapore between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou.

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Historic meeting unlikely to bring China, Taiwan closer together

Taiwan
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/05/15, 12:40 pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan—The leaders of China and Taiwan will meet this weekend in Singapore to discuss cross-strait relations, the first meeting of its kind since the Chinese Nationalists fled to the island of Taiwan in 1949. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou have agreed to address each other as “mister” to avoid disagreements about their status. The leaders also announced they will not sign formal agreements or issue any joint statements during the meeting.

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At home among the foreign yet familiar

Taiwan | A twentysomething Taiwanese-American returns to her mother’s...
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 10/06/15, 02:31 pm

In 1980, a single, twentysomething Taiwanese woman packed up her life in two suitcases and turned her eyes toward the gleaming opportunities in America, translated to Meiguo or “beautiful country” in Chinese. Making the well-trodden journey of other Taiwanese immigrants before her, she crossed the Pacific Ocean and landed in Cleveland to pursue her master’s degree in piano performance. It was there she first tasted deviled eggs, first heard about Jesus Christ, and first met the Taiwanese grad student who would become her husband.

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