Tag Archives: Chiang Kai-shek

回眸双十节 – Retrospective View of Double Ten Day

10 October is Taiwan’s National Day, and in Honolulu it’s a lot of fun. I particularly enjoy the puppet plays, which usually have strong villains. It will be interesting to see which new modern-era props will be sported by this … Continue reading

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Newsletter 4.9 -September 2018

The Maitreyayana Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 9 – September 2018 There was such an uproar in Taibei yesterday (3 Sep, Taiwan’s Veteran’s Day) that I made a strategic decision to stop reading Chinese news sources, because Chinese street noise is … Continue reading

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Where Taiwan’s Real Strength Lies

Ref: rfa, SF Wuzhouhongmen 170th Anniversary This Chinese language article about the oldest and largest of San Francisco’s Chinese Tongs celebrating its 170th anniversary, then goes on to a very interesting description of its distinguished revolutionary history. In general, it’s … Continue reading

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Newsletter 2.5, May 2016

The Maitreyayana Newsletter, Vol 2., No. 5, May 2016 As per usual, my meditation and exercise program stats are on schedule. I’m up to 110 pushups, 3 sets every morning, plus warmups, stretches and isometrics. I’m not going to be … Continue reading

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