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Taiwan as homeland to much of Pacific Islanders

There is a growing body of anthropological evidence showing that many of the Pacific Islander peoples originated in Taiwan. This is a fascinating area of anthropology. Everything I’ve read points to populations in the Pacific Islands, including the Hawaiian islands, the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, and New Zealand, in addition to the the smaller islands of […]

Another reason to take development slowly on the east coast

Three sarcophagi found in Taitung – Taipei Times A cluster of three ancient sarcophagi recently discovered in Taitung could give archeologists new insights into a nearby prehistoric site, a researcher from the National Museum of Prehistory said on Thursday. Parts of the sarcophagi, or stone coffins, have already been unearthed, showing them to be 60cm […]