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 Very Unlucky Houses’: Hong Kong invests, Taipei avoids

Very Unlucky Houses’: Hong Kong invests, Taipei avoids

Very Unlucky Houses’: Hong Kong invests, Taipei avoids Hong Kong’s hongza: Investing in property where terrible things have happened Recently someone jumped to his death from a high-rise in Hong Kong’s expensive Mid-levels (半山區) residential area. The person fell into the flower pots of the first floor apartment’s private terrace. The first floor tenants moved […]

Taiwan Explorer – Part 1: Introducing Formosa

Here is the first of many videos we will be sharing with everyone here from our friend Monkeetime. They provide an interesting look at various components of Taiwan and living in the ROC. This first video is nice for anyone looking to research Taiwan, possibly for living or for teaching English in Taiwan. [ when […]

May Jam is here

May Jam is here

Been busy before this years May Jam. I’ll be there sometime around 3 today to dust off my jimbe and join the drum circle for a while. I probably won’t be there for very long though, as I need to be at the Armory at about 7:30 to make sure those shows go off on […]

Tainan May Jam 2008 Schedule

The May Jam schedule is out. It may have to be tweaked if any bands can’t come or what not, but this is as close to the final schedule as can be right now, and there are a lot of bands waiting anxiously to see their time slots so, here you go. May Jam Schedule […]

May Jam 2008 Update

Just to let everyone know, the schedule for this years May Jam will be released soon (Monday night possibly around 11-12???). This year’s event had quite a few last minute submissions so the schedule is a bit late. Apologies to those that applied earlier. Thank you to the all of the bands that applied, and […]

May Jam Band Applications

This years May Jam promises to be the best on ever. Bands, you need to get your applications in for this years May Jam soon. The Event is on May 3rd and 4th. Here is a message from Axel: Hello May Jammers! This year’s Tainan May Jam will be on the 3rd and 4th of […]

Bad News for Spring Scream and Peacefest Update

I received an email from a friend regarding some bad Spring Scream news: Today, being April Fool’s day, almost 30 bands were notified that they aren’t play Spring Scream due to performance VISA issues. Except it wasn’t a joke, and it’s well past noon already. If any of the bands that aren’t allowed to play, […]