Taiwanderful is once again hosting the annual Taiwan blog awards. I am not participating so don't vote for me. There are plenty of great blogs out there on Taiwan -- my sidebar hosts what I think are interesting or important blogs, and I have a big list of them here. Haven't updated in a while, so enter at your own risk.
"Taiwanderful is happy to announce the 4th annual Taiwan Best Blog Awards. The awards aim to promote English-language blogs about Taiwan. Online voting and peer-judging will decide the best blogs in each category as well as overall the overall winner of best blog.
This year the peer-judged section will continue, but anyone who has a Taiwan-related blog will be eligible to vote. Voting for the peer-judged section will take place via an online form. More details about this will be provided during the voting period. Entrants in the awards are encouraged to promote their own blogs and other Taiwan blogs they like through posts on their own blogs and by using social media such as Twitter and Facebook.
This year for the first time there will be a free prizes on offer. Dreamwater Asia are offering a free float in their flotation tanks to the overall winner as well as each category winner. These floats are valued at NT$2000 each."
There's more info there about who is eligible and how to enter and vote at the link above. Go thou and vote!
- China Times election poll, Ma up by -- betcha can't guess -- about 6, as usual. The loaded questions on this poll are especially hilarious.
- If Chinese pilot English doesn't scare you, their hidden nuke sites will. Check out the story at Wapo with maps. Very scary. Speaking of China, economic indicators are falling there to 32 month low. Also scary.
- Frozen Garlic on Soong and the legislative elections. Charts, numbers, and graphs. Yes, FG, some of us wrote that he was going in because of the legislative elections months ago.
- A lighthearted response to NEXT animation's work on Suh.
- WantChinaTimes, Beijing's choirboy in Taiwan, says foreign research firms shorting stocks are what causes the stocks of Chinese firms to fall. They add that shadows cause the sun. Here's their editorial take on the DPP's recent foul-up with a persimmon picture.
- Speaker of Pingtung county council sent up for five years for vote-buying. I love the way when politicians are busted the media often leaves out their party affiliation.
- Cold front coming in today! Soon the whole nation will feel just like Taipei.
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