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  Taiwanese American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Taiwanese American is an American of Taiwanese ancestry.
Politically, Taiwanese Americans play a fairly active role in the politics and culture of the Republic of China which is aided in large part by recognition of dual citizenship.
In the 2000 ROC Presidental Election an estimated 10,000 Taiwanese Americans traveled to Taiwan to vote in an election in which the margin of victory was 30,000, and both groups campaigned extensively in the United States and held campaign rallies on Taiwan to welcome their voters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taiwanese_American   (1264 words)

  
 Taiwanese American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Whether Taiwanese Americans also count as Chinese Americans, along with the status of Taiwan is a controversial issue especially among immigrants from Taiwan themselves.
Taiwanese Americans tended to come from the political and economic elite, and as such tended to be either strongly supportive of the Kuomintang or Taiwanese independence.
Both the pan-Blue coalition and pan-Green coalition rely on Taiwanese Americans for votes, and an estimated 10,000 Taiwanese Americans traveled to Taiwan to vote in presidential elections, and both groups campaigned extensively in the United States and held campaign rallies on Taiwan to welcome their voters.
www.chinohills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Taiwanese-American   (1184 words)

  
 Asian American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Japanese American Internment refers to the controversial, forcible relocation of approximately 112,000 to 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans, 62 percent of whom were United States citizens, from the west coast of the United States during World War II to hastily constructed housing facilities called War Relocation Camps in remote portions of the nation's interior.
Asian American jazz is a musical movement in the United States begun in the 20th century by Asian American jazz musicians.
American born Stephen Chu shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1997 for his research on cooling and trapping atoms using laser light.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Asian_American   (4291 words)

  
 Taiwanese American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This sub-group of Taiwanese are called "parachute kids" whose parents have their children off to the United States supposedly seek opportunities and to fend for Some "parachute kids" are usually settled in affluent community - for example in San Marino California - and purchased a home and car by their parents.
Politically Taiwanese Americans play a fairly active in the politics and culture of the Republic of China which is aided in large part recognition of dual citizenship.
Taiwanese tended to come from the political and elite and as such tended to be strongly supportive of the Kuomintang or Taiwanese independence.
www.freeglossary.com /Taiwanese_American   (1305 words)

  
 Taiwanese American
Before the late 1960s, Taiwanese immigrants to the United States tended to be waishengren while later immigrants tended to increasingly be benshengren or native Taiwanese.
Politically, Taiwanese Americans play a fairly active role in the politics and culture of the Republic of China.
Both the pan-Blue coalition and pan-Green coalition rely on Taiwanese Americans for votes, and it is common for some dual citizens to travel to Taiwan to vote in presidential elections.
www.pheeds.com /info/guide/t/ta/taiwanese_american.html?digisales   (756 words)

  
 ESSAY CONTEST: Taiwanese American Heritage Committee, USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Taiwanese American Heritage Committee, USA cordially invites college and high school students to participate in an essay contest regarding a personal experience of Taiwan encounter.
The mission of the Taiwanese American Heritage Committee, USA is to promote public recognition of the contributions made by Taiwanese Americans to our nation.
Taiwanese American Heritage Committee, USA is not responsible for late delivery by the post office.
www.roc-taiwan.org /la/event/20020321/2002032101.html   (376 words)

  
 Taiwanese American Culture At AllAboutAsians.com
The Taiwanese American Foundation of San Diego is to strengthen and enhance the Taiwanese American individual and family life in San Diego.
Taiwanese Association of America (TAA) is a nonprofit organization whose members are mainly Taiwanese Americans in various professions.
The Taiwanese American Heritage Committee mission is to serve as a resource center for various organizations or associations of Taiwanese Americans in the United States, to assist them in observing the Taiwanese American Heritage Week, and to promote the cultural heritage of Taiwan.
www.allaboutasians.com /asian-taiwanese.html   (509 words)

  
 Taiwanese American Community Center of San Diego   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Taiwanese American Foundation was founded in 1996 with the dedication and commitment of the Taiwanese American community in San Diego.
The mission of the Foundation is to strengthen and enhance Taiwanese American individual and family life in San Diego.
The Taiwanese American Community Center is an oeprational unit of the Foundation to provide variety of programs and services to Taiwanese Americans in San Diego.
www.taiwancenter.com /press_release/en/2001/0825.html   (247 words)

  
 Taiwanese American Appeal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This recent development adds to the deep concerns of the Taiwanese American community that the Chinese leadership is attempting to use fear to influence the upcoming election in Taiwan.
Taiwanese Americans believe that China's persistent belligerent attitude calls for further international support for a free and democratic Taiwan.
The Taiwanese American community calls on the Clinton Administration to exert maximum leverage on China to honor its initial pledge of peaceful settlement with Taiwan, made at the time the U.S. established diplomatic relations with the PRC.
www.taiwandc.org /nws-ch01.htm   (466 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Taiwanese American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The tobacco leaf shaped Taiwan is mostly mountainous in the east but gradually changes to gently sloping plains in the west.
A Chinese American is an American who is of ethnic Chinese descent.
Taiwanese immigration has decreased by the 1990s, although there still has been some migration to the United States, especially among Taiwanese males wanting to avoid Taiwan's mandatory military conscription or to bypass the stringent academic requirements and extremely competitive nature of Taiwan's universities.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Taiwanese-American   (403 words)

  
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Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) enhances the Taiwanese-American community by networking individuals interested in professional and career development, while emphasizing the preservation of Taiwanese American identity.
The Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) was created in 1988 as a program of the Taiwanese American Citizens League, to respond to a need of providing a network for young professionals interested in preserving Taiwanese American heritage.
As the demographics and shape of the Taiwanese American community shifted, founders saw a need to engage the emerging population of young professionals who needed a network to be used for the advancement of the Taiwanese American community, as well as the individuals who make up the community.
tap.tacl.org /about.php   (605 words)

  
 Taiwanese american - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Start the Taiwanese american article or add a request for it.
Look for Taiwanese american in Wiktionary, our sister dictionary project.
Look for Taiwanese american in the Commons, our repository for free images, music, sound, and video.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/taiwanese_american   (135 words)

  
 FAPA - Important Issues - TAHW
The celebration is also a vehicle to promote the image and welfare of Taiwanese Americans and to enhance mutual understanding and stronger unity among different generation of Taiwanese Americans.
Year 2002 is special as Americans from all backgrounds express appreciation for the support of their fellow citizens in the Taiwanese American community in the aftermath of the September 11 tragedy.
Taiwanese Americans responded overwhelmingly to the relief effort, another example of the communitys steadfast commitment to democracy and human rights.
www.fapa.org /TAHW/2002/PR0511.html   (401 words)

  
 Taiwanese American Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Taiwanese Club was originally founded in 1991 to foster an awareness of Taiwanese language and culture at Yale University.
In fact, this organization was recently renamed the Yale College Taiwanese American Society in order to integrate the American dimension that we all possess from living or studying in this country.
Thus, it is truly through this vital and essential combination of the strong sense of identity and the fun social interactions between the members of TAS, that tight common bonds are forged.
www.yale.edu /taiwan/about.htm   (158 words)

  
 FAPA - Important Issues - TAHW
The resolution notes that "Taiwanese Americans have made distinct and important contributions to the United States and the rest of the world in many fields, as evidenced most recently during the war with Iraq where Taiwanese Americans served in the U.S. Armed Forces."
I believe that it is incredibly important to recognize and salute the Taiwanese American community for their numerous accomplishments and for their deep commitment to the United States and its ideals of democracy, freedom and justice."
"Taiwanese Americans having their own Heritage Week will reinforce the understanding amongst the American public that Taiwan is not a province of China, but that Taiwan and China are two separate countries!" states FAPA President Ming-chi Wu.
www.fapa.org /TAHW/2003/EPR0509.html   (458 words)

  
 City of Orlando Mayor Proclaims Taiwanese American Heritage Festival Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Whereas, Americans of Taiwanese descent can be proud of their roots and their vital role in the continued growth of our nation and enrichment of our culture with their talents, intellect and activism; and
Whereas, it should be noted that Taiwanese Americans have made enormous contributions to the diversity and prosperity of American society.
According to the latest statistics, 40% of Taiwanese Americans are college graduates, 8% of Taiwanese Americans have doctoral degrees, and 48% of Taiwanese Americans are professionals or hold managerial positions; and
www.prweb.com /releases/2003/5/prweb67477.htm   (626 words)

  
 Welly Yang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wellington (Welly) Yang is a Taiwanese American actor, playwright, and singer.
He is the founder and artistic director of Second Generation, an Asian American non-profit theater company.
He is active in the Taiwanese American community and works closely with the Taiwanese United Fund (TUF).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Welly_Yang   (146 words)

  
 Taiwanese American.org
We encourage submissions that are of relevance or general interest to the 1.5 and 2nd generation Taiwanese American student or young professional community.
The Taiwanese American Heritage Committee, USA and co-sponsor College Launch, Inc. cordially invite students to participate in a writing contest about serving your community.
Taiwanese American and Canadian women are encouraged to take an active role in developing this new organization!
www.taiwaneseamerican.org   (1212 words)

  
 TACL.org
The Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL) is accepting applications for the 2006 TACL Political Internship.
The Orange County Taiwanese Assocation (OCTA) and the Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL) are accepting applcattions for the 2006 TAC Scholarship.
The purpose of the Taiwanese American Citizens League is to enhance the quality of life for Taiwanese Americans.
www.tacl.org /index.php   (137 words)

  
 TACEC 2006 - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Taiwanese American Conference, East Coast will be held at the University of Connecticut at Storrs.
The Taiwanese American Conference/East Coast (TAC/EC) was first held in 1970 at Downingtown, Pennsylvania as a summer retreat for area Christian families.
Over the years the conference program has expanded to encompass the cultural and socio-economic activities of the Taiwanese American community as well as issues related to human rights, environmental issues and current events in Taiwan.
www.tacec2006.org   (142 words)

  
 Taiwanese Youth Arts Foundation
Taiwanese Americans are prominent in all walks of life.
TYAF's promotion of young Taiwanese American for their achievements and excellence has encouraged them to become, like us, the ambassadors of the Taiwanese people.
Our Taiwanese language School for which we have all labored tirelessly has done an excellent job in preserving our language and cultural heritage.
www.tacpa.org /tyaf   (223 words)

  
 TAA/GWC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Taiwanese American Heritage Festival will be held on Freedom Plaza on Saturday, May 27.
The Taiwanese Association of America, Greater Washington Chapter, Inc., (TAA-GWC) is a local chapter of a national organization known as the Taiwanese Association of American, Inc. (TAA).
The TAA-GWC, established in 1969, is a major fraternity organization of Taiwanese Americans.
www.taagwc.org   (235 words)

  
 Taiwanese-American First
However, the generation gap of Taiwanese Americans probably is the most complicated of them all.
In a typical American suburban family room, a teenage girl is playing her flute.
You are lucky to be able to grow up in the United States as a Taiwanese American.
home.i1.net /~alchu/tai-amer/taf1.htm   (1881 words)

  
 Directory - Society: Ethnicity: Asian: Asian-American: Taiwanese American
Taiwanese North Americans are an often neglected ethnic group.
Yet Taiwanese Americans have their history, their culture, their organizations, which is very different from other groups, such as Chinese Americans.
San Diego Taiwanese American Community Center  · cached · Information on classes, clubs, exhibitions, library, facilities, and volunteers of this community center.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=466215   (245 words)

  
 TASA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Welcome to the website of the Taiwanese American Students' Association (TASA) of Princeton University.
The Taiwanese-American Students Association not only fosters awareness of Taiwanese language and culture, but also attempts to raise political awareness at Princeton University.
Sponsoring a wide range of cultural activities and events including study breaks, banquets, and dances, TASA provides a vital yet relaxing atmosphere where friendships are created and Taiwan is celebrated.
www.princeton.edu /~tasa   (214 words)

  
 Definition of Taiwanese American
However, most immigrants from Taiwan tend to conceptualize themselves as both Chinese American and Taiwanese American, and most do not object to the term, unless it is used in a context to imply that Taiwanese are not Chinese, or when it involves the question of the political status of Taiwan.
Instead, they have generally immigrated directly to American suburbia and in effect, they started new ethnic Chinese communities or so-called new "Chinatown" communities.
The Taiwanese emigres were instrumental in the development of new "Chinatowns" in Monterey Park, California and vicinity and Flushing, New York.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Taiwanese_American   (1268 words)

  
 FAPA - Important Issues - TAHW
This year, the celebration is especially significant as Americans from all backgrounds express appreciation for the support of our Taiwanese-American friends in the aftermath of the September 11th tragedy.
We must work together to ensure that Taiwan's status and global contributions are properly respected and appreciated by the international community.
This can be accomplished in part though Taiwanese membership in the World Health Organization and other appropriate international organizations.
www.fapa.org /TAHW/2002/Berman.html   (329 words)

  
 Taiwanese American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ITASA - Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association - Events, resources, photo gallery, links, and general information on the association.
San Diego Taiwanese American Community Center - Information on classes, clubs, exhibitions, library, facilities, and volunteers of this community center.
Taiwanese @ New York - News, photos, chat, and how you can get involved in New York's Taiwanese American community.
www.supercrawler.com /Society/Ethnicity/Asian/Asian-American/Taiwanese_American   (177 words)

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