- Drew's wonderful report on our ride in Alishan this weekend
- ETRC: No China-Taiwan investment protection agreement in the works; public confidence in the economy seems to be growing.
- Shu Flies, a popular blog, points to other popular Taiwan blogs with the Taiwan blog awards on the way. Craig points to Photo Blogs
- Anniestan on LGBT rights in Taiwan
- Taiwan's national center for traditional arts.
- The rest of Danshui's tourist attractions
- Documentary: Assignment Taiwan, 1965
- David points out that without judicial reform there can be no justice in Taiwan
- Sinocentric with nifty essay on what regionalism in Asia and European integration
Sunday riding in the mountains.
- Wearing glasses without lenses in Taiwan: a new fad currently seeping into China
- The Taiwan dollar hits 13 year high.
- Shipping stray dogs to the US for adoption? A ridiculous waste of resources. The slap at foreign laborers in the article is also detestable.
- Don't miss: interview with Frank Dikotter, one of the most insightful academics writing on China, on his recent book on the Great Famine in China.
- Indian automaker Tata hoping to hit the Taiwan market
- Don't miss J Michael Cole's excellent deconstruction of Su Chi and the KMT
- Gastrodiplomacy from Taiwan Today
- Taiwan confirms mass production of cruise missiles
- Taiwan expert puts together zillions in shredded banknotes
- Japan redirects military at China
- Goldman Sachs thinks individual Chinese tourists are going to flood into Taiwan and spark economic revival. Yea, verily they will come -- looking for work! Luckily there's a nifty comment at the bottom of this article pointing out, as Lee Teng-hui did years ago, that commerce with China is pushing down wages in Taiwan and preventing the island from moving up the value manufacturing chain. Big US financial houses like Goldman Sachs are big supporters of Ma and ECFA. That is all ye need know, and all ye shall ever know.
- Street names must be renamed with the city-county upgrades. Due to the colonial practice of giving Taiwan towns the same street names, every town on the island has Chungshan Rd, Chungcheng Rd, etc.
- US Museum to document Taiwan's contribution to computer history.
- Taiwan LCD firms enter into price fixing agreement with South Korean firm, then burned when South Korean firm rats them out to European regulators.
- The remarks by Bonnie Glaser in this article are fascinating, revealing a Taiwan-US relationship characterized by drift.
- Superpower brinksmanship in the Yellow Sea
- China, a model for future music marketing.
A road high above Caoling in the Alishan region.
- The Italian language guide to Taiwan, with translation in English
- Blog of ETRC, Taiwan economic consulting firm. Raymond Wu of that firm is frequently quoted in the int'l press.
- Digital Himalaya: anthropological archive of maps, photos, films, articles on the Himal
- A set of really lovely moon pictures, on Flickr.
- Komodo Dragon, the elephant hunter
- Why are climate scientists speaking out? "The answer is that virtually all of us are now convinced that global warming poses a clear and present danger to civilization."
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