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In China, there are certain "bad notes" that frighten people and are refused as legal tender. Why?
posted by reenum
on Jan 16, 2014 -
60 years ago today,
an incident took place in Taipei, which led to the massive slaughter of thousands of Taiwanese at the hands of Chiang Kai-shek's Chinese troops.
Many were imprisoned for torture and execution on Green Island
off Taiwan's eastern coast. More on Green Island here
, and an interesting-ish flickr photo set here
posted by mattoxic
on Feb 26, 2007 -