In the meantime, the world was busy writing....
- Wow. Jenna goes to town on western men vs local men. Defends latter. Enjoy that brave post.
- Hear in Taiwan: flower arranging. And The Living Basin, where subsidence makes the wildlife grow.
- TRA land grab in Tainan.
- Craig Ferguson with some excellent pics of The Dream Parade.
- Taiwan Cup 2012, Rabobank, and more.
- US navy hits Heito in WWII
- Youtube bans KMT's "complex economy" ad
- Next Taichung Bike week. And bloggers and cyclists coming in to write, please don't write about Sun Moon Lake. If you are here on the 12th and 13th, I'd be happy to take you around some of the great roads we have here for cycling in Taiwan. Which does not include any place your government and industry minders are likely to take you.
Tonight's moon (Flickr). Canon EOS 550D+ that $99 800mm fixed f8.0 lens. Finally made it work. By far the best of my moon pictures.
- I blogged a while back on rice paddies and methane. Now Climate Progress notes that rising CO2 levels will also cause the methane output of rice paddies to double. Rice paddies in Asia are a major source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.
- South Korea's exports twice those of Taiwan. Imagine that.
- Video: CSIS on Taiwan's approach to the Senkakus mess.
- AIT officials take to night market to spread the news about visa waiver program.
- Epoch Times: China threatens media independence in Taiwan
- ROC foreign minister lays out ROC case for the Senkakus in Foreign Policy
- Dem Congressman Bill Owens in trouble over trip to Taiwan organized by Park Strategies.
- Classic. No matter how badly the policy of opening Taiwan to Chinese investment fails to produce any results, people still recommend more of the same. Not gonna happen, as I noted in August.
- Reported in many outlets -- DPP divided on whether to revise independence clause in its platform.
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