- Maddog rips the campaign against DPP-supporting illegal radio stations in the south on the grounds that they sell quack medicines, pointing out that the KMT cheerleaders to the same thing. With bonus pic of Ma with quack pusher. This is why they invented blogs.
- Dave's Landslide Blog with another Taiwan-related entry, a short one with links to other things he has written.
- A-gu notes a Point on Blue Thinking: that which they never face.
- Just Recently blogs on Lee Teng-hui's criticism of ECFA as first step in annexation.
- Patrick Cowsill looks into Chinese immigration to Boise, Idaho
- Tainan City Guide with another excellent post, on Oyster Shell Cement
- USTDC on Congressional approval of Carter's recognition of the PRC
- The Wild East does A Night at the Brothel.
- Craig talks about his life as a photographer
- Wild at Heart: it's not possible to mitigate the effects of the petrochemical complex on the dolphins
- Tea Masters That Tea is too fresh!
- Taiwan in Cycles on attitudes toward road bikes.
- Frozen Garlic notes that all DPP legislators have signed on supporting Tsai for re-election as Chairman of the DPP
- Facing China on Taiwan's Nuclear Ambitions
- Darren Melrose: one hour, 9 lenses, 11 photos
- East Asia Forum has a piece on South Korean twenty-somethings that shows some of their similarities to young Taiwanese.
- Montreal Gazette travel piece on Taiwan made the rounds. Quite flattering, but it shows the government's purblind vision of tourism in Taiwan which consists of CKS, Taroko, the HSR, the National Palace Musuem, and S&M Lake. Will someone take the next reporter biking? Or scuba diving? ADDED: Another great article about Taiwan tourism.
- Taiwan, Emirates sent home most of their Filipino workers.
- As an expat, you can file your taxes online to avoid having to go down to the local tax office. You can get the relevant software by....going down to the local tax office.
- Don't miss: John Tkacik's review of Peter Chow's excellent edited volume on One China.
- NYTimes on the last of the Asian godfathers. Don't miss the bonus 14K reference.
- Taiwan News explains why Taiwan must back PRC dissidents
- China pact will lead to more FTAs. Sure. I know this great bridge in NY I can get you at a cut-rate price, too.
- Taiwan plans 900 ton stealth warships
- ECFA early harvest list to be drafted soon
- From Manila, about Kaohsiung
- CIER says Taiwan's growth rate will hit nearly 5% this year, highest among all forecasts.
- This is not a joke: Premier Wu claims Ma never opposed referendums. Be blogging on that one tonight.
- Commonwealth English on the continuing university crisis in Taiwan: My university has disappeared, about the first university merger.
- More on China's pan-Asian HSR network. China leads the world in HSR construction, the US leads the world in smacking helpless third-world nations upside the head. Go Team USA!
- China legal expert Jerome Cohen, who has done great work for the good guys since the election of Ma Ying-jeou, comments on China's treatment of dissidents.
- Michael C's post on riding the rift valley.
- Drew on our 180 km ride yesterday. "We crossed the Cho Shui River, which meant two things... the first was that we were in Yun Lin County and the second was that none of us could possibly be Ma Ying-jiu.
- Drew with collection of Taiwan cycling links here
- Awesome Alishan ride.
TOURS: Barking Deer with awesome mountain tour. Check it out!
VOLCANO VIEWS: Real time video, there are three cameras. So far I can't seem to get the server to work. Hope you have better luck
There will be an International Taiwan Studies Workshop 2010:
“‘Whither Taiwanization?’ State, Society and Cultural Production in the New Era”
at Chang Jung Christian University from 23-24 April 2010.
For more information and registration, please visit
All presentations will be given in English.
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