Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from October, 2009
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.
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.
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.
Bike Hugger reports on the growing bike culture in Taiwan and comments that the growth doesn't seem to include bicycle commuters.
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.