William Tang is a research analyst. Born in Taiwan, he is fluent in three dialects of Chinese and Spanish, plus survival level German and Japanese. He is a graduate of the Officers Advance Course at the General Political Warfare College, Taipei, Taiwan.
He lectures on Chinese history and culture and has two books in publication: “Tales of the Dragon – The Book of Lore,” an anthology of Chinese legends, fables, and historical anecdotes; and “Pets Only,” which recounts a pets operated eating establishment in northern Virginia. He lives with Shadow (Lab), Taz (Boxer) and Foxy Lady (Japanese Shiba Inu) in Fredericksburg, VA. He writes under the penname of TANG Long.
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Published 8:42 p.m. October 29, 2013
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Published 5:06 p.m. October 9, 2013
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Published 12:21 p.m. September 17, 2013
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Published 12:19 p.m. September 13, 2013
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Published 11:05 a.m. August 30, 2013
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Published 12:16 p.m. August 1, 2013
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Published 1:06 p.m. July 31, 2013
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Published 12:09 p.m. July 10, 2013
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Published 10:41 a.m. June 27, 2013
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Published 1:14 p.m. June 19, 2013
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Published 9:32 a.m. June 12, 2013
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Published 9:49 p.m. June 10, 2013
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Published 12:36 p.m. June 3, 2013
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