What's going on this week? Plenty.....
SPECIAL: The popular Shu Flies rocks the house this week with a great post on suits against bloggers and speech freedom in Taiwan
- That's Impossible on Chen Shulong's one-country, two governments proposal. Chen is now busy clarifying and nuancing his piece, which probably got him in trouble.
- Don't forget Taiwan Racing has all the info on triathlons, iron man, etc.
- FTV has mini English travel show.
- Far Eastern Sweet Potato has the skinny on Taiwan spy successfully honey trapping China minister. Turnabout is fair play!
- Michael on our ride yesterday.
- Laorencha on friendship in Taiwan.
- Ozsoapbox says the government encourages disgusting toilet habit.
- Thoth goes into the mountains, with pics.
- Sept 18 -- jog for Taiwan's pink dolphins.
- AsiaEye with under-the-radar news.
- Frog in the Well: from Hirohito to Chiang Kai Shek: memoirs of an aboriginal leader.
- Vintage Formosa photo site.
- A simple photowalk
Lots of butterflies out on the flowers in the protected area around the reservoir.
- Safeguarding Taiwan's freedom: how the US can keep Ma from selling out Taiwan during the four month interregnum between the election and the next presidency.
- What to do about Taiwan: American should state clearly that it will defend Taiwan, from Joseph Bosco
- Authors at Carnegie Endowment for Int'l Peace argue that China's basic strategy of negotiating things through remains the same.
- Douglas Paal has a wonderful rebuttal of Charles Glaser's piece arguing that Taiwan should be sold out.
- A book on Chinese "mosaic" spy methods against the US. Brrr.
- May industrial growth in Taiwan remained sluggish due in part to effect of disasters in Japan.
- Taiwan synthetic rubber makers to expand into India.
- I'm not going to bother to link to it, but the story of the food blogger who was sued made the news all over the world, covering Taiwan with glory. *sigh*
- China Post absolutely rips MOFA for proposing a quota on the number of foreign brides who can be naturalized.
- WantChinaTimes says Taiwan firms are leaving China. Interesting observation: generational crises in many businesses as the CEO ages. ""Ten years ago, Taiwanese businessmen attended forums to discuss how to improve their management. However, now they talk about how to take care of their health," he noted."
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