Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Wed Short Shorts

Vietnam and China: a dangerous incident. This 2007 incident involved what we have come to understand are the typical Chinese ramming tactics, stuff we saw in the 2010 incident with the Japanese in the Senkakus, and the Cowpens incident, and which is actually normal for Chinese fishing boats when picked up by Pacific nation coast guards. Read article!

Meanwhile, at home, Mayor Hau of Taipei, who is often mentioned as a possible Presidential candidate, rips President Ma, the Chairman of his party. With Ma's popularity low and the nation in a ferment over the failure of his signature China policies to bring any kind of economic growth, KMT leaders are starting to distance themselves from Ma.

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