I've been totally mesmerized by the news out of Japan. So I am a day late with the links this week.
- Drew with bikeporn about his new Seven titanium bike.
- Steve says aboriginal food is coming down from the hills
- Tainan railway line from the Tainan city blog.
- Clandestine Coffee from a fellow cyclist.
- Jordan slam dunks Taiwan
- North Coast Cycle race results. Several people I know were there, among them Nathan, who blogged on it.
- Craig F with a Shinto temple in Taiwan
- ETRC on China investments in Taiwanese firms.
- Taiwan's public infrastructure is great. Yeah, in Taipei.
- Echo Taiwan on Tsai Ing-wen's announcement of her candidacy for the Presidency. What I think is great is how little is made of her gender in the media.
- The Bushman vists the Miaoli Lantern Festival.
- Camping in Sanxia
- Fascinating piece on Japanese tourism in Korea (with passing reference to Taiwan) in 1940 for the 2,600 anniversary of Emperor Jimmu.
- China's economy is slowing? -- another recession will kill more people than radiation from Fukushima.
- Meanwhile Taiwan's central bank to raise interest rates.
- FSC wants local firms to reveal their Japan quake/tsunami losses
- Link for Monitoring radiation from Japan. Yes, these same people who run red lights without batting an eyelash are terrified of invisible particles from distant nations.
- Mazu activities get rolling in central Taiwan
- Taichung, crime capital. That's why I live here....not for me the dull predictability of Taipei. Hell, it's like Switzerland up there.
- Eva cancels some flights to Japan
- Editorials on nukes and Taiwan collected by FocusTaiwan
- China Times editorial noting that not only do Taiwan's 4 nuke plants represent a threat, there are a score across the Strait.
blogcolumn on the issue of nukes here.
- Manila is sweet, so no restrictions on Pinoys working in Taiwan.
- Now that elections are coming round, Ma the KMT ideologue is going to transmogrify into Ma the Protector of Taiwan: the greening of Ma
- Taiwan Today fails history: the Cairo Declaration is a declaration of intent and does not establish ROC sovereignty over Taiwan.
- The Ant Tribe of Taiwan: people who can't afford homes.
- Implications of China's active defense strategy. Hello! The implication is obvious: see two Augusts in the 20th century.
- Australia's incredibly stupid Pacific policy of squelching Taiwan's influence has merely helped to suppress a possible rival to China's mighty influence
- Recommended again: Dr. Fell's great review of the coming 2012 elections.
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