New friendships for Chinese New Year. And plenty of new posts…

  • Todd has some great pics from his trip to Kaohsiung.
  • Scott Sommers has a great post on social class and local foreigners.
  • Poagao argues that the name rectification campaign is dynastic thinking, and that the DPP hasn’t replaced the names with anything significant. Because the name “Taiwan” isn’t significant, I guess.
  • Marc finds some useful freeware programs.
  • Wild at Heart blogs on saving a local Taiwan dolphin. If you have a few spare dimes, toss ‘em their way.
  • Holly says see the Vagina Monologues….
  • Big Ell chronicles Dog 209
  • Battlepanda discusses marriage and women’s names in local society.