The Kaohsiung city council speaker thing explained


#1

atimes.com/atimes/China/EA09Ad01.html

Found an excellent article on the Net today about how the entire thing in Kaohsiung exploded. Well written and insightful for new-comers to this strange little island …


#2

[quote=“formosa”]http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/EA09Ad01.html

Found an excellent article on the Net today about how the entire thing in Kaohsiung exploded. Well written and insightful for new-comers to this strange little island …[/quote]

Lawrence Eyton! No wonder. He used to be the Economist’s man in Taiwan.


#3

The position of the PFP, a party of shady KMT renegades with even financial backing from even shadier tycoons based in central Taiwan, was no better.

Love it. Like to hear more about that angle.

Don’t know about his conclusions though. Dissatisfaction with the economy? Yes. With the government? Yes. With the democratic system of elections being used? Don’t see it.