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  • Authorities planning freeway toll adjustments to ease holiday traffic

    TAIWAN News
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:10 pm
    Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) The National Freeway Bureau said that it is putting forward a proposal to increase the freeway
  • Taiwan says it may fly military planes in civil airspace set by China - South China Morning Post (subscription)

    TAIWAN news - Google News
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:46 pm
    South China Morning Post (subscription)Taiwan says it may fly military planes in civil airspace set by ChinaSouth China Morning Post (subscription)A ranking Taiwan transport official on Thursday reiterated opposition to China's planned corridors for commercial flights above the Taiwan Strait, suggesting the use of military planes for interception after the new airspace is implemented. Tseng Dar Taiwan will send military jets if Beijing crosses halfway lineWantChinaTimesall 3 news articles »
  • Compal reports highest EPS in 16 quarters

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:02 am
    (ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwan's Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶), the world's second-largest contract maker of laptops, on Thursday reported its highest quarterly earnings per share (EPS) in the past 16 quarters.
  • Taiwan’s Lu ousted by top seed in Acapulco

    Taipei Times
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 pm
  • Chances of local IS attack 'very low': official

    Taiwan News
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:18 pm
    Ruling Kuomintang Legislator Lin Yu-fang on Thursday urged the public not to panic over an alleged IS threat to torch the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper, saying that possibility of such a terror attack in Taiwan is "very low." Every terrorist attack requires local partners, which does not seem feasible in Taiwan since "it is unlikely that IS has sympathizers here," Lin said, who sits on the legislative Foreign and National Defense Committee.
 
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  • Taiwan says it may fly military planes in civil airspace set by China - South China Morning Post (subscription)

    26 Feb 2015 | 7:46 pm
    South China Morning Post (subscription)Taiwan says it may fly military planes in civil airspace set by ChinaSouth China Morning Post (subscription)A ranking Taiwan transport official on Thursday reiterated opposition to China's planned corridors for commercial flights above the Taiwan Strait, suggesting the use of military planes for interception after the new airspace is implemented. Tseng Dar Taiwan will send military jets if Beijing crosses halfway lineWantChinaTimesall 3 news articles »
  • Taiwan College Student Burns Himself To Death After Argument With Father ... - The Inquisitr

    26 Feb 2015 | 1:36 pm
    The InquisitrTaiwan College Student Burns Himself To Death After Argument With Father The InquisitrHsueh lived with his family in the town of Fenyuan in western Taiwan when Liu knocked on his son's door and requested that he turn in for the night rather than stay up late to play online video games. During the fight, Liu reportedly said to his son Taiwanese video game fan burned himself to death after his father told him to Daily Mailall 2 news articles »
  • Taiwan Tower's swollen budget spurs graft probe - Taipei Times

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:01 am
    WantChinaTimesTaiwan Tower's swollen budget spurs graft probeTaipei TimesTaichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) yesterday referred the Taiwan Tower project to the Agency Against Corruption for investigation. Lin said that the project, initiated by his predecessor, former Taichung mayor Jason Hu (胡志強), involves several ...Taiwan Tower project probed on suspicion of corruptionWantChinaTimesTaiwan Tower project probed over suspicion of corruptionChina Postall 4 news articles »
  • More foreign graduates stay for jobs in Taiwan - Taipei Times

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:01 am
    More foreign graduates stay for jobs in TaiwanTaipei TimesAn increasing number of foreign students who graduated from institutions of higher education in Taiwan have chosen to stay for employment as a result of reforms enacted half a year ago, the National Development Council said. The council on Tuesday said ...
  • Chances of ISIS attack in Taiwan 'very low': legislator - Focus Taiwan News Channel

    26 Feb 2015 | 4:35 am
    Focus Taiwan News ChannelChances of ISIS attack in Taiwan 'very low': legislatorFocus Taiwan News Channel26 (CNA) Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Lin Yu-fang (林郁方) on Thursday urged the public not to panic over an alleged ISIS threat to torch the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper, saying that possibility of such a terror attack in Taiwan is "very low."Taiwan on alert after Twitter threat of Islamic State attackTODAYonlineTaiwan on alert over alleged IS threatChina PostTaiwan on alert after suspected IS terror threatGlobal TimesAsiaOneall 23 news articles »
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    China Post Online - Taiwan , News

  • Compal reports highest EPS in 16 quarters

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:02 am
    (ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwan's Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶), the world's second-largest contract maker of laptops, on Thursday reported its highest quarterly earnings per share (EPS) in the past 16 quarters.
  • Alleged IS threat against Taipei taken seriously by US

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:02 am
    (ChinaPost.com.tw) - An alleged terror threat by the extremist group Islamic State (IS) against Taipei, posted on Twitter, has been noted and is being taken seriously by the United States, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Thursday.
  • US dollar falls to NT$31.503 on Taipei forex

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:02 am
    (ChinaPost.com.tw) - The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.029 to close at NT$31.503 as the local central bank stepped onto the trading floor to help the greenback recoup most of its earlier losses at the end of the session, dealers said.
  • MOJ to discipline Kaohsiung warden, deputy warden for Kaohsiung hostage crisis

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:02 am
    (ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Ministry of Justice (法務部) is taking disciplinary action against the warden and deputy warden of Kaohsiung Prison for their role in a 14-hour hostage crisis that began on Feb. 11.
  • Foxconn targets 70% automation in 3 years: Gou

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:02 am
    (ChinaPost.com.tw) - Foxconn's Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of the world's largest manufacturer of consumer electronics, yesterday said he hopes 70 percent of assembly can be automated within three years.
 
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    Taiwan News

  • Chances of local IS attack 'very low': official

    26 Feb 2015 | 7:18 pm
    Ruling Kuomintang Legislator Lin Yu-fang on Thursday urged the public not to panic over an alleged IS threat to torch the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper, saying that possibility of such a terror attack in Taiwan is "very low." Every terrorist attack requires local partners, which does not seem feasible in Taiwan since "it is unlikely that IS has sympathizers here," Lin said, who sits on the legislative Foreign and National Defense Committee.
  • Authorities warn against civil aviation violations in Taiwan Strait

    26 Feb 2015 | 9:44 am
    Taipei, Feb. 26 Taiwan said Thursday that it will deploy military aircraft to warn any passenger planes that cross the halfway line in the Taiwan Strait in violation of civil aviation regulations. The warning was issued by Deputy Transportation Minister Tseng Dar-jen as prepares to begin using four new civil flight routes near the line of the Taipei Flight Information Region with effect from March 5. Tseng said 's unilateral declaration of new flight routes was against civil aviation convention and his ministry would not accept such a move, in the interest of flight safety.
  • Taiwan Tower project probed on suspicion of corruption

    26 Feb 2015 | 9:44 am
    Taipei, Feb. 26 Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung on Thursday referred the Taiwan Tower project to the Agency Against Corruption for investigation. Lin said that the project, initiated by his predecessor Jason Hu , involves several suspected irregularities, including a possibly illegal bidding process and a lack of budget control.
  • Minister vows to continue improving national health insurance system

    26 Feb 2015 | 7:40 am
    Taipei, Feb. 25 Taiwan's government will continue its efforts to improve the national health insurance system, Health Minister Chiang Been-huang plegded Wednesday, on the 20th anniversary of the NHI. The country's universal health care system has gained a high public satisfaction rating and has attracted the attention of the international community, Chiang said at a press conference that was part of the NHI's anniversary celebrations.
  • Chinese Bible association gathers to make Scripture the heart of Church's life

    26 Feb 2015 | 3:35 am
    Taipei, Taiwan, Feb 26, 2015 / 02:04 am .- The United Chinese Catholic Biblical Association held its tenth World Chinese Biblical Congress last month in Taiwan, drawing participants from 18 countries to reflect on Scripture and its place in the new evangelization. "The congress was a very touching experience of a new Pentecost with the outpouring of gifts of the Holy Spirit in the company of the Blessed Mother engendering fresh new inspirations, hope, and vision for all concerned to mark a new page in being biblical missionary disciples in the Church and in the world in creative ways," said…
 
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    The View from Taiwan

  • Case No. 59213: China Specialists Don't Get Taiwan

    24 Feb 2015 | 4:02 am
    A ladybug predating.I often complain about how China specialists just don't get Taiwan. Here is another example of it. taiwansecurity.org published an interview with longtime, well-known China specialist Andrew Nathan last week about Beijing and Taiwan. He replied to one question on the Sunflowers.I think that they had already learned that to settle what they call “the Taiwan problem” peacefully, which is their goal, they are going to have to win over public opinion in Taiwan—the people, the voters. They knew that. But to me, the lesson of the Sunflower Movement is—but I don’t know…
  • Nine Jump from Taiwanese fishing boat in the Falklands

    23 Feb 2015 | 5:53 pm
    From here. Cindy Sui's good 2014 piece on working conditions in the Taiwan fishing boat industry._______________________[Taiwan] Don't miss the comments below! And check out my blog and its sidebars for events, links to previous posts and picture posts, and scores of links to other Taiwan blogs and forums!
  • Some links

    23 Feb 2015 | 2:44 am
    Wushanding mud volcanoWantWant: Taiwan considers making northernmost islands a national park. A subtle revelation of what everyone knows: the Senkakus aren't part of Taiwan. The northernmost islands of Taiwan have historically been these three. WantWant: Deer conservation, new thinking needed.Ko Wen-je's remarks on colonialism ripped in the... Times of Oman.Sister of corporal whose death sparked massive protests to run for seat in Taichung 3 with newly forming party (from the great Facebook group Taiwan News in English. Freddy Lim of the metal band Chthonic is also going to run for a…
  • Presidential speculations for 2016

    21 Feb 2015 | 8:51 pm
    Aphids cluster among raindrops.Latest rumor, speculation, and media frenzy on 2016, now less than a year away.This week the focus was on Wang Jin-pyng, the Speaker of the Legislature and the man most hated by Ma Ying-jeou, who has been trying to get him kicked out of the KMT for the last couple of years. Wang has been touted by the media as a possibility. He's over 70, popular with the Taiwanese KMT and often identified as their leader, but also in with the mainlander elites. Recall that in the infamous KMT Chairmanship election of a decade ago, Wang was supported by the mainlander elites,…
  • Hegemonic Warfare Watch: Denny Roy on the Collision Course between US and China

    21 Feb 2015 | 8:25 pm
    Image from here.Longtime Taiwan watcher Denny Roy has a piece in The National Interest on the coming collision between China and the US over Taiwan. While his central point -- that we are headed for war out here over Taiwan or whatever -- is spot on, the lead up to it is fraught with strange errors. For example:For several years, some Chinese analysts have worried that Taiwan intended to take advantage of the generous economic terms offered by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) while putting off political negotiations indefinitely. Their skepticism was justified. Economic integration and…
 
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    David on Formosa

  • Ten years of blogging at David on Formosa

    David Reid
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:30 pm
    A decade is quite a long time in the relatively short history of the internet. So I thought it was worth noting that this blog’s first post, The Ugly Isle, was written on this day ten years ago. At that time Facebook was only a few weeks old and Twitter hadn’t even been thought of. The internet has certainly changed and in some respects blogging has been overtaken by shorter, faster and more networked forms of online publishing. I have put a lot of time and effort into creating content for this blog over the years. It has been a valuable experience and it has given me many…
  • Taiwan Studies takes centre stage at ANU

    David Reid
    10 Jan 2015 | 4:31 pm
    I’ve just spent the past week in Canberra attending a Taiwan Studies conference at Australian National University (ANU). The conference titled “Taiwan: The View from the South” was hosted by the Australian Centre on China in the World. The conference brought together scholars from Australia, Taiwan and other countries It was the first time that I had been involved in a Taiwan related academic activity in Australia. It was great to renew some of my connections with Taiwan, especially meeting with my supervisor Dr David Blundell. It was also a good opportunity to learn more…
  • Taiwan needs absentee voting

    David Reid
    3 Dec 2014 | 12:18 pm
    The following letter was published in the Taipei Times today. In the letter I suggest that Taiwan should adopt pre-poll and absentee voting to reduce the level of disenfranchisement in elections. On the same day that voters turned out for the nine-in-one elections in Taiwan, there was also a state election in Victoria, Australia. I followed both elections with interest and voted in my home state of Victoria. Voters in both Victoria and Taiwan can be pleased about the way the elections were conducted and have a high degree of confidence in the integrity of the results. One major difference…
  • Election results reflect deep concerns of Taiwan’s citizens: Bruce Jacobs

    David Reid
    30 Nov 2014 | 8:48 pm
    The following commentary by Bruce Jacobs, Emeritus Professor of Asian Languages and Studies at Monash University, was originally published on The Conversation. Voters assert themselves as Taiwanese in a warning to KMT By Bruce Jacobs, Monash University Taiwan’s opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won an unprecedented landslide victory in the country’s local elections. The ruling Kuomintang (KMT) won only one of Taiwan’s six largest “special municipalities” in voting on Saturday and this by a very narrow margin. Elsewhere, the DPP won unexpected victories in many…
  • The battle for Taichung on social media

    David Reid
    26 Nov 2014 | 2:45 am
    Taichung is a key battleground in Taiwan’s local elections. Overall victory or defeat in the elections is likely to be judged on who wins the mayoral race in Taichung. Both major parties have a realistic chance of winning what is likely to be a close contest. Hence, they will be investing a great deal in their campaigns. The closeness of the contest in Taichung makes it an ideal site for analysing and comparing the campaign strategies of the two major parties. In this post I have done some basic analysis of how the two mayoral candidates are using social media to get their message out…
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  • Our Trip To Neiwan

    thenhbushman
    11 Feb 2015 | 9:01 pm
    Photos by MJ Klein, including FOOD PHOTOS!   We’ve been to Neiwan before, but this was Phoenix’s first trip there – in fact it was her first time on a train (sorry I’m so far behind in my blogging!) This is the new Liujia station that resides next to the Hsinchu High-Speed Rail station and connects the THRS to the TRA. Going up to the platform…. The THSR Hsinchu station, viewed from the Liujia station platform. Liujia is a terminal station, and every train goes towards Hsinchu. Phoenix takes it all in…. This is a rather confusing graphic that shows…
  • Goodbye To The Wild West!

    thenhbushman
    22 Jan 2015 | 7:23 am
    Photo by MJ Klein Our longtime friend, Peter Lo, is closing the Wild West.  We had some great times there, and many musical shows.  We want to personally thank Peter for his support of our music and events.  The Wild West will be missed! Related Posts :September 8th Wild West Block PartyUPDATE: The date has been changed to September 8, 2012. Our readers are invited to join us for a block party at the Wild West Chophouse in Zhub ...Block Party This WeekendRemember everyone, the Wild West Block Party is this Saturday, September 8, 2012.  Hope to see you all there!Our Friday Night GigPhotos…
  • 2 Year Old Phoenix, Dancing

    thenhbushman
    25 Dec 2014 | 2:27 am
    Taken recently at a friend’s wedding reception: Related Posts :Phoenix Tries Ice CreamVideo by MJ Klein Phoenix and Daddy TalkingVideo my MJ Klein Phoenix is very vocal these days, but she isn't saying so many intelligible words just yet.  Nevertheless, that doesn't stop ...Baby Phoenix Learns How To CrawlVideo by MJ Klein Phoenix can crawl now, but she's not quite an expert yet.  Check out the video: She can also lift herself up and stand w ...Phoenix VideoVideo by MJ Klein I'm replacing the previous video with a cuter one.  So, enjoy! Stingray Puts On A Good ShowVideo by MJ Klein…
  • In Memory Of….

    thenhbushman
    19 Dec 2014 | 2:28 am
    Our long time friend, Mr. Chris Case (shown on the left, above) lost his battle with leukemia this morning.  Chris hosted our blog since it’s inception in 2005 , and our commercial site since the beginning in 2003.  Chris was a longtime supporter of our blog, music and our commercial enterprises.  He will be missed very much. I spoke with Chris on the phone a few days ago.  Typical of him, he played down his situation and told me that he was going to make it – he had the spirit to fight the disease that was trying to kill him.  Chris wasn’t the kind of man who would…
  • Trying A New Format

    thenhbushman
    14 Dec 2014 | 8:14 pm
    I’ve removed all the stuff from the right sidebar, and moved it to the left side, so I can insert photos on a larger size.  Please let me know how you like the larger size photos.  If the right sidebar remains clear, I can keep all photos large, like this one below: The Nissan GT-R is my favorite car, and there is one in Hsinchu city that is sometimes parked near the Big City mall.  I took a few photos with my mobile phone. Related Posts :Lunar New Year PhotosPhotos by MJ Klein & Hui-chen Hello everyone!  We're back from the Lunar New Year in Kaohsiung.  We apologize for being…
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    The Daily Bubble Tea

  • January Instagrams

    Todd Alperovitz
    9 Feb 2015 | 7:12 am
    Here are a few images posted to Instagram during the first month of 2015. These images were taken in Jhongsing Village, Caotun Township, and Taichung City. Potted Killer Bees An Old Building in Caotun o o O o o Abandoned Units Josie gets her hair washed Nathan gets his haircut
  • Xinyi Township Plum Blossoms

    Todd Alperovitz
    18 Jan 2015 | 8:06 am
    Here are a handful of photographs from our family’s trip to Nantou County’s Xinyi Township [信義鄉] to see plum blossoms [梅花]. We’ve visited several times and it gets more and more popular every year. We saw a parking spot while inching up the mountain towards Fengguidou [風櫃斗] but opted to continue driving to the Liujia Plum Farm [] down the mountain instead. That turned out to be an even bigger parking nightmare so I decided we should park beyond the farm so getting out would be easier. We ended up parking in Xinxiang Village [新鄉村] which according to…
  • Oct / Nov / Dec Instagrams

    Todd Alperovitz
    4 Jan 2015 | 8:02 am
    Here’s a handful of images posted to Instagram from October through December. There wasn’t much posted during that period as my phone was having technical difficulties. These images were taken in Jhongsing Village and Caotun Township in Nantou County. Glow The Mothman Prophecies Greens and Blues The White House Looking for a Home An Alley in Caotun Township
  • Leofoo Resort

    Todd Alperovitz
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am
    Room with a View Our children had a fabulous time during our family adventure to Leofoo Resort in Hsinchu County. The resort’s main attraction is the fantastic view guests have of the hotel’s courtyard. Inside are seven different kinds of animals: giraffes, rhinoceroses, zebras, lemurs, goats, flamingos, and tortoises. The lemurs there are extremely bold. They’ll often jump on the walkway and won’t even flinch until a visitor gets around a half a meter from them. Then they’ll jump or run away.  One of them hit me in the face with its tail as it jumped while I…
  • September Instagrams

    Todd Alperovitz
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:09 am
    Here are a half a dozen images posted to Instagram during September. This installment’s images were taken in Caotun Township, Taichung City, and Nantou City. Aluminum [see note #1]  #61 [see note #2]  Metal Mayhem  Light Show [see note #3] The Universe [see note #4] Notes: This is probably the first time I’ve purposely used the flash on my smartphone. It’s a picture of the side of a factory taken while some of my adult students and I were waiting for a representative from the security company to debug the security system so we could all go home. Our…
 
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    Fili's World

  • Montmartre Cemetery : Paris

    Fili
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:01 pm
    On my last visit to Paris, I stayed with a very affordable Airbnb (~60US$/night for a studio) at the very lovely Montmartre neighborhood, filled with wonderful little bakeries, coffee places, and restaurants. Aside from the hip area, there are also a few things to see, like the La Basilique du Sacré Cœur de Montmartre with grand views overlooking Paris (where I watched the fireworks on national day), and within walking distance is the infamous Moulin Rouge cabaret street. On one of my walking tours from the Montmartre to the Moulin Rouge area I decided to go in and take a look at the…
  • Old City Acre Street Market

    Fili
    18 Feb 2015 | 7:31 pm
    The city of Acre in northern Israel offers world-class tourist attractions set in a UNESCO world heritage ancient walled city, but it’s not all old archeological sites, there’s also a very special vibe in the old city markets. In my recent visit to Jerusalem, after exploring the city as a tourist and doing all the remarkable sites, the markets provided for a good break with incredible smells, tastes, colors and sounds. It’s not merely a tourist market, most of the people there are locals and the bargain trade gets very real.       IGoogledIsrael writes: The…
  • Alcatraz Prison Tour : San Francisco

    Fili
    14 Feb 2015 | 11:32 pm
    San Francisco is a gorgeous city and there’s a lot to see and do, but of all the tourist attractions in the area I’d say the visit to the Alcatraz Prison was the most memorable. Not only is there a tale to tell about this prison, but the boat trip to get to it and the spectacular bay views from the prison island, make this a tour to remember. Everything about this tour, from the moment you get on the ferry to the moment you disembark upon return, is highly professional. Not too commercialized, not too crowded, all very well designed to give you the full experience with audio tours…
  • Lucha libre Mexican Wrestling night : Arena Coliseo, Mexico City

    Fili
    10 Feb 2015 | 4:04 pm
    This was, by far, the strangest cultural experience I’ve had while visiting Mexico City. I knew nothing about this Lucha Libre and had no idea what to expect, but the hour or so at the Arena Coliseo with masked chubby Mexican wrestlers and the very enthusiastic local Mexican crowd turned out to be a night to remember. These arenas are all over Mexico City, but most of them – like Arena Coliseo – are at the dodgy parts of town and so you’re well advised to either go with locals (who supposedly know what they’re doing) or get a taxi right up to arena doors.
  • Cosanti Foundation Artist Colony : Paradise Valley Arizona

    Fili
    6 Feb 2015 | 8:20 pm
    Visiting Phoenix Arizona around Christmas time there options were rather limited. While driving around Scottsdale to see the small old town I looked up nearby attractions and the Cosanti Foundation Artist Colony came up and so I decided to stop by. Although it’s not a large complex, and there definitely isn’t much to do, it is worth stopping over to see what the colony is about. As someone on Tripadvisor wrote : "Worth a quick visit. This place looks like it could be Luke Skywalkers uncles place!". Architecture wise, it looks like it just came out of some sci-fi movie,…
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    Mark Forman: Photo Land

  • Been a Long Time Since I Rock and Rolled

    Mark Forman
    23 Feb 2015 | 6:26 pm
    Been a while since I've posted something here. Well of course I've been posting on other sites. We all know that Facebook , Google and even that rich zombie of a company Yahoo-via Flickr all offer photo hosting with blogging functionality. So individual sites like this one tend to get a little neglected...awww-get out the violin right? lately in fact I've been fairly active at the latest cool kids site-Ello , which is actually quite good. Photos format much larger there so they can be enjoyed more. There is a high level of participation there between folks sharing media there. We'll see how…
  • On Learning Martian

    Mark Forman
    25 Jan 2015 | 6:36 pm
    Photography is something that was always easier for me when alone. Numerous times when I went out with my son for some father son time if I brought the camera I'd find myself ignoring him some because I was distracted by 'shots" that caught my eye. I got tired of this tug of war and so if I wanted to spend time with my son, I didn't bring the camera. Lately I've been going for regular photo walks with my friend Gabe (the photographer next to the Martian text). It is still a little bit distracting having someone with you, but a bit easier since they too have a camera and they get the "being in…
  • GaoMei Wetlands

    Mark Forman
    19 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm
    GaoMei Wetlands by Mark Forman on Exposure
  • Abstracting the Essence

    Mark Forman
    27 Nov 2014 | 10:37 pm
    One part of photography I really love is doing abstract photos. Abstract is a pretty broad word meaning different things to different people. What I like is taking something and giving it much greater significance than it's original context-so you can also say exaggerating that element. It can also mean something that loses it's natural state and appears somewhat altered. 50mm lenses generally are good lenses for doing those kind of abstractions as in this case. Side view of small Buddha statue in on room of the WenWu Temple-Lukang, Taiwan.
  • Deep in Thought

    Mark Forman
    5 Nov 2014 | 5:57 pm
    The smoking thing-did it a number of times and quit a number of times until one day I finally did quit for a long time through now-I want to say about 11 years(don't miss it at all). What helped me finally to quit was realizing that I was taking anti-oxidants which were good for my body and cost me money and the smoking was working against them and also costing me money, offending my family, etc. Anyhow-this post is not about anti-smoking. In fact it's about how cool smoking looks visually. It enables the eye to focus on the cigarette, the expressions people make when inhaling, exhaling,…
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    Peanuts Daily

  • First Ma Ying-jeou success in 7 years

    peanutsdaily
    25 Feb 2015 | 3:30 pm
    Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is Taiwan’s president for 7 years now. Since his first election in 2008, he has been able to rack up failure after failure (Lack of leadership, his close contacts with China, the ice bucket challenge, Christmas…). [See 3 examples of Ma Ying-jeou’s failures here: Taiwan ice bucket challenge – Ma Ying-jeou Christmas […] The post First Ma Ying-jeou success in 7 years appeared first on Peanuts Daily.
  • Justin Bieber saves couple’s marriage

    peanutsdaily
    24 Feb 2015 | 3:30 pm
    Justin Bieber saves couple’s marriage. A New York based resident has had her love reignited by Justin Bieber. After giving birth to her 2nd child, she lost all feeling in her vagina. Her husband of 20 years was supportive but obviously frustrated by this ongoing situation. After visiting numerous medical professionals she was told she would […] The post Justin Bieber saves couple’s marriage appeared first on Peanuts Daily.
  • Uber’s quality is too high for Taiwan

    peanutsdaily
    23 Feb 2015 | 12:55 am
    Since the middle of December 2014, the U.S. company Uber Technologies faces important issues in Taiwan. Indeed, the transport ministry uses false reasons in order to slow down Uber’s development and also tries to block access to the company’s website. Peanuts Daily wanted to know why Taiwan’s government is trying to make Uber illegal. We […] The post Uber’s quality is too high for Taiwan appeared first on Peanuts Daily.
  • Horoscope 23rd of February to 1st of March

    peanutsdaily
    22 Feb 2015 | 3:30 pm
    Our team of psychics, mediums, astrologists and soothsayers discovered what will happen this week for you. Here is Peanuts Daily’s Horoscope from 23rd of February to 1st of March 2015.   Aries: Try not to get overworked. It should not be too hard because you are lazy and that’s your everyday routine to not do […] The post Horoscope 23rd of February to 1st of March appeared first on Peanuts Daily.
  • Is Hollywood racist?

    peanutsdaily
    19 Feb 2015 | 3:30 pm
    The 87th ceremony of Oscars will be hold on 22th of February 2015 and we want to propose you a different approach. Usually, traditional media answer the same questions over and over again about Hollywood. What was the best movie of the year? The best actor? The best actress? The best scenario? We are not […] The post Is Hollywood racist? appeared first on Peanuts Daily.
 
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