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· February, 2009

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from February, 2009

Taiwan: CECA, economic elixir or poison?

CECA? Neither a new game console from Japan nor another evil science project that is going to bring this world to an end? But according to the Government, CECA is...

Taiwan: Google Map back to 1944

Kaishao introduces (zh) a new google map mashup presented by Center for Geographic Information Science, Academia Sinica. The map combines Google Map with the maps of several counties of Taiwan...

Taiwan: The cost of investment

There has been a huge amount of Taiwanese investment in China over the past two decades. Michael Turton discusses the human cost of that investment.

Taiwan: Sovereignty on trial

A recent case heard in the US Court of Appeals is based on the claim the US is the legal occupying power of Taiwan. Michael Turton dismissed the case as...

Taiwan: Naked nurse ads

ESWN translates local news stories about naked nurse ads of plastic surgery clinic at Tainan, Taiwan.

Taiwan: First Twestival Announced

Following other “twestivals” or twitter festivals around the world, Taiwan's first twestival will be held on Feb 12 at Mayor Salon, Taipei. (zh), according to bnext.

East Asia: Various readings on “Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea”

Japanese anime filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's latest animated film, Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, has become a widely discussed movie in the 2009 new year. Here is the movie...

Taiwan: Hiking in the mountains

Taiwan is little known internationally as a hiking destination but there is no lack of mountain trails. Shan Ding Lu hikes to the 3,000 metre plus peak of North Dawu...

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