Latest posts by David Reid from November, 2008
Taiwan bloggers shine a light on some important human rights issues in China. The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato looks at the case of Wo Weihan who has been sentenced to death. Michael Turton looks at Taiwanese connections to Chinese organ harvesting.
Surawut at Thai Blogs reports on the chaos at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Bangkok Pundit reports the Australian government has put out a new travel advisory.
New Mandala writes of the case of an Australian writer in detention for lese majeste. The case was also reported by ABC TV's 7:30 Report.
The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato writes that the arrest of Taiwan's former President, Chen Shui-bian, is terrible timing.
Bangkok Pundit reports Sulak Sivaraksa was arrested for lèse majesté. Thailand Crisis also writes of lèse majesté charges filed against former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Insightful and detailed accounts of the 6 November protests by the Far-Eastern Sweet Potato and Michella. The Bala Daily reports on a student protest at the Executive Yuan that was broken up by police.
The visit of Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (ARATS) Chair Chen Yunlin marks a historic moment in cross strait relations. Chen is the highest ranking official of the PRC ever to visit Taiwan. His five day visit to Taiwan includes talks on economic and transport links.
Thai Blogs has a two part interview with Ajarn Nimit Somboonwit of the opposition group, PAD: Part 1 and Part 2. The interview provides some insight into the thinking and motivation of the PAD.
Shan Ding Lu has compiled a photo essay about rubbish in Taiwan. He looks at how rubbish is collected and often recycled.
Claudia Jean writes about a hunger strike protest for amendment of the referendum law in Taiwan. Memories of Past Tense reports on the final night of the protest with photos.