- Pinyin News writes about the trademarking of 台客 (taike).
- Snarky Tofu on Taiwan's Linguistic Inscrutability Complex.
- Michael Turton discusses Ma Ying-jeou.
- Doubting to Shuo compares the economies of Taiwan and Korea.
- Taiwan Photographers is a new blog featuring the work of professional and amateur photographers in Taiwan.
- Stop the Hushan Dam reports on concerns about the seventh Environmental Impact Assessment Committee.
- Travels with Sandy notes that Jiufen was one of the inspirations for Spirited Away.
- Todd takes Shi-Da's final exam.
- Taoyuan Nights recommends a place to get Apple Macs repaired in Taipei.
- Kerim on Taiwan's National Health Insurance. The Taiwan News reports a delegation from Saudi Arabia is coming to study Taiwan's health insurance system.
Media: Expect a flurry of media (and blog) activity this week with the verdict in Ma Ying-jeou's corruption case being announced on Tuesday. Also Frank Hsieh will announce his Vice-Presidential candidate on Wednesday.
P.S. I did some upgrading to the blog yesterday. If you notice anything that is missing or broken please leave a comment or e-mail me.