Happy New Year! May you survive this year in one piece. Some links to enjoy while your local relatives watch TV:
- SPECIAL: Mark Harrison's talk on video entitled Art, Violence, and Memory: Retelling the story of the Beautiful Island, given at a conference on China and the World at ANU in Jan. Other talks online here.
- Full text of Davidson's classic The Island of Formosa Past and Present is online at the internet archive.
- Ben runs the numbers on changes in the premiers afore and after democracy
- Taiwan film festival in Canberra March 20-2
- Ketagalan Media: Ma's right-hand man bows out.
- How Taiwan's KMT can recover, from the KMT's international spokesman.
- Brain Drain for Taiwan?
- CPI blog on Ma's failed presidency.
- Taking on the construction-industrial state: Penghu chief scraps unpopular park project
- Eric Chu once again vows to stay on as mayor of New Taipei City. Other KMTers have said they will publicly organize one of those odious displays of political theatre in which followers beg a leader to run.
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