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Friday, December 23, 2005

Taipei bike paths

I came across this map of Taipei's bike paths in this thread at Forumosa. It shows that there is a quite extensive network of bike paths around Taipei. [more...]

Monday, December 12, 2005

Foreign workers raise their voice

Conditions for foreign workers may not have improved much since the Thai workers rioted in Kaohsiung back in August, but the political shockwaves are now being felt. Much of the poor showing by the DPP [more...]

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Betel nut is bad for you

Oral cancer as a result of betel nut chewing is the fifth leading cause of death among Taiwanese males. The Taipei Times reports that the Department of Health is offering free check ups for oral cancer [more...]

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Little earthquakes

A report in The Guardian yesterday suggests that Taipei 101, the world's tallest building, may be causing earthquakes.

Taipei 101 is a building with [more...]