Links 29 December 2008

Events: The Taipei Times recommends some places to go on New Year’s Eve in Taipei and Taizhong and more things to do around Taiwan. The MRT will run all night in Taipei. Avoid the stations near Taipei 101 though.

On 1 January there is a rally to support PTS (公視) in Taipei. Meet at 1:00pm at Freedom Square and then march to the Legislative Yuan.

Media: VOA reports on the low number of Chinese tourists. Taipei Times reports nonstop flights are harming Taiwan’s tourist industry. Taipei Times editorial on Taiwan not having an asylum law. Johnny Neihu speculates on the reasons why John Tkacik left the Heritage Foundation. Action in the Legislative Yuan: review of the Parade & Assembly Law, Diane Lee’s case delayed.