- Character #498: 錯The character 錯（ㄘㄨㄛˋ） means mistake or fault....
- a19372846abcd: #ntust #sunlight #green #taiwan #taipei (在...
- a19372846abcd: #yonghe #taiwan #taipei #sunlight #summer (在...
- Character #497: 辦The character 辦（ㄅㄢˋ） means to handle something,...
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- Horizontal text written from right to left.
- Character #496: 緊The character 緊（ㄐㄧㄣˇ） means tight, or urgent....
- sendmetoasia: 桐花。火車 (by ~小洲~) 臺灣平溪線火車
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I didn’t really like the “new format” I used for the last two “News about Taiwan” posts. I think it’s better to have the name, source, and date of the article written out, rather than trying to mention it in … Continue reading
The 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show occurred from March 26 to 29. This report from March 29, 2013 has some highlights and pictures. The Financial Times has two articles from March 31, 2013 on Taiwan. The first has to do … Continue reading
I read a really good article regarding food authenticity titled “Time to eat” on the Financial Times website. It lead me to articles by Polly Russell (also on the Financial Times) that analyzes historical cookbooks.
One thing that I’ve always wondered is the possibility of learning the curriculum of a foreign country in the U.S. This would not be possible in the public school system, but would certainly be possible in some private schools. Are … Continue reading
I’m changing the format a little for these “News about Taiwan” posts. I’m going to try to combine my thoughts with the article link rather than a list with some commentary afterward. The lists were getting a little boring. The … Continue reading
Screen capture from Lonely Planet’s Taiwan: The Beautiful Isle homepage (taken March 24, 2013). Lonely Planet is running a promotion titled Taiwan: The Beautiful Isle. The promotion is in conjunction with the Taiwan Tourism Bureau. The first prize is a … Continue reading
The show 經典天下 (The World of Classics) on 新唐人電視台 (New Tang Dynasty Television) has released an episode about 台灣包種茶. 包種茶 is a type of Taiwanese tea. The episode also explains the differences between teas harvested during different seasons. The process … Continue reading
“Krispy Kreme plans expansion into Taiwan” [News & Observer; March 05, 2013] Krispy Kreme is planning to open ten shops in Taiwan. This is curious since Dunkin’ Doughnuts left Taiwan not too long ago. “Taiwan Needs Japan as Much as … Continue reading
As the World Baseball Classic was set to begin, it occurred to me that we would have an interesting situation with the first round Pool B games happening in Taiwan and the Taiwan team going by the name of Chinese … Continue reading