Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Some links Cuz I love ya
Report: Flag removal "hurt Taiwanese feelings" says Ma. *wince!* sounding like Beijing. Ma also directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to look into it. That will be effective! Ma's governing philosophy appears to be: this too shall pass.
Huawei routers: hackers all but flat out announce they have back doors. Why on earth anyone would consider purchasing Huawei is beyond me.
Tokyo says defense has bigger role in Japan-China relations, military being beefed up. War in Asia looms like the glow of a distant forest fire on the horizon.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-31/taiwan-economy-unexpectedly-shrinks-as-europe-hurts-exports-1-.html. The economy is shrinking and food prices are going through the roof here in Taiwan. Watermelons are priced like jewelry; if you have to ask what the price is, you can't afford it. If this typhoon is as bad as it looks, food prices next week are going to be amazing. And note that ECFA has not "saved" the economy. With the mismanagement in Europe and the US likely to continue for years to come, don't expect us to pull out of this any time soon.
English site devoted to Taiwan's metal rock scene.
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