Feeling lazy today....
- Victor Mair cites some of my favorite local expats -- Mark S, Taffy, Jason C (honorary expat) -- in a piece on how Hoklo speakers cope with their problems in representing Hoklo using characters.
- Two good pieces on the diplomatic truce. One from J Michael asking is it over? and one from James Robert Baron about flexible diplomacy.
- EATS conference wants to consume your Taiwan paper.
- Where do NTU students come from?
- Taiwan Central Bank head explains why he won't let NT dollar depreciate despite demands of business leaders
- One of the most annoying things about living out here is the level of misrepresentation of Asia in the western media. The Japanese eyeball licking craze? Not true.
- Taiwan Airpower on US bombing of sugar refinery in Chiayi in WWII
- Zain Dean arrested in Scotland, to be extradited back to Taiwan
- Stiglitz on the murderous insanity that is Dem Establishment/Republican farm policy. I'm talking about food for the next few weeks in my American Culture Class....
- OH HAHA Taipei Times: Suspected cannibal served in French army in Afghanistan. Served?
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