Links 24 November 2008

Events: Bike Smiling (Taipei) is on Sunday 30 November. Meet at the main gate of NTU at 3:00pm. Breakfast meeting on Saturday 29 November. Michael Turton has the details. Check the Taiwanderful events calendar for more events.

Media: Press release from Freedom House calling for independent investigation of clashes between police and protesters. Ye Min writes on the significance of Chen Shui-bian. The Economist on Chen Shui-bian in jail. Jenny Hsu at the Taipei Times analyses international media coverage of Chen’s detention. A Filipino’s view of lessons to be learnt from Taipei.

Taipei City plans to remove illegally parked bicycles. Weekend services on the Taipei MRT Muzha line to be suspended to allow for system testing in preparation for the opening of the Neihu line. The Xiao Bitan line will also be closed from 9am to 4pm for half a year beginning from 10 December. The Maokong Gondola remains closed.

3 thoughts on “Links 24 November 2008

  1. Hmmm, a sudden “dark & sweet” idea just came up as to where I’ll be spending part of the coupon. Thanks David.

  2. hi David, thanks for all the links to my blog! i’m attempting a Best of Taipei poll– hope you can vote for your favorites when you have time and maybe let your readers know to come vote too!

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