The Taiwan Foreign Correspondent Club's full response letter, along with comments from Reporters Without Borders Asia, may be found at the Far Eastern Sweet Potato. As it makes clear, the government first failed to even notify the TFCC, and then told them, literally, that they could just watch the press conference on TV.
In other ECFA-related news, Heritage hosted an event entitled The Future of the US-Taiwan Economic Relationship. Video of it available at Heritage.
Meanwhile, the shift of Taiwan's technology and economy to China continues, as the Ma Administration has quietly eased certain restrictions on hi-tech firms moving to the Other Side. Expect an announcement today.
UNCONNECTED UPDATE: UDN has Hsiao Bi-khim down by 4 in the Hualien by-election, 30% to 26% but massive undecideds. Amazing news, if the poll is valid.
- Jon Adams in Global Post on Betel Nut girls, with pics by the awesome Tobie Openshaw!
- Does mating competition drive China's high savings rate?
- More hardliners in China call for retaliation against the US.
- An impressed post about the Taiwan music at Huffpost.
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