Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from October, 2009
Taiwan: Ethics of gift giving
Michella discusses the ethical issues for journalists offered gifts. She finds it difficult to understand some of the gift and money giving traditions in Taiwan.
Taiwan: Future of the Taiwanese language
Stocks and Politics discusses the fate of the Hoklo Taiwanese language and expresses concern about its decline. There are also some comparisons with the use of Cantonese.
Taiwan: Baseball past and present
Baseball is one of the most popular sports in Taiwan. The View from Taiwan analyses a paper on the history of baseball in Taiwan. Sponge Bear reports on watching a professional league game in Taichung.
Taiwan: Bike culture is growing
Bike Hugger reports on the growing bike culture in Taiwan and comments that the growth doesn't seem to include bicycle commuters.
China and Taiwan: Uyghur Exile to Sue Taiwanese Government?
Angry Chinese blogger comments on the report concerning Uyghur exile, Rebiya Kadeer's plan to sue Taiwanese government over recent accusations that they are connected to the East Turkestan Islamic Movement.