Taiwan, China, ECFA: A New TV Drama

Since a while, we have news about a very soon (June) signed-ECFA or a delayed signed-ECFA.

Monday: will be signed on June.

Tuesday: few chance to be signed on June.

Wednesday: good chance to be signed on June.

Thursday: Just forget it!

Friday: it will be done on June…

Saturday: we are negotiating…

Sunday: no deal yet!

A TV drama!


Of course, all come from government’s members (according recent News).

And today (HERE), the Premier said the opposite of what he did few days ago:


ECFA to be signed late June or in early July


How come could we have different outcomes everyday?

So more or less, China will accept (for the "early harvest" list) 500 items from Taiwan and the latter one, 200 from China.

Anyway, we don’t know about the details (again!) but according the Premier, the 500 items represent 15% of the Taiwanese export to China.


Any figures?

What’s about the 200 to Taiwan?

No word.

What if the 200 represent 50% of the Chinese export to Taiwan?

So, not only every day, we have a sort of “TV drama” about the ECFA, but more the deal is about to be signed, less we know about it.

Beside, why does the government need to communicate by this way?

On a everyday basis?

Obviously, it seems to be a PR campaign.

If you missed your favorite drama, watch the news!



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How Professors Spend Their Time

The semester will start in few days from now.

Are you wondering how professors are spending their working time?

Thanks to phdcomics.com, here dear readers is the answer:




The last one is for maybe after I’m tenured…



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About Man and Woman

Ladies, do not send me your lawyers, it is just a joke and beside, it is not from me…

But I found it funny… does it mean I am an accomplice? 🙂

– A man will pay $2.00 for a $1.00 item he needs.
– A woman will pay $1.00 for a $2.00 item that she does not need.

– A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband.
– A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.

– A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
– A successful woman is one who can find such a man.

– To be happy with a man, you must love him a little and understand him a lot.
– To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.

– Men wake up as good-looking as they went to bed.
– Women somehow deteriorate overnight.

– A woman marries a man expecting he will change, but he doesn’t.
– A man marries a woman expecting she won’t change, but she does.

– Married men live longer than single men, but married men are more willing to die.

– Any married man should forget his mistakes. There’s no use in two people remembering the same thing.

– A woman has the last word in any argument. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument

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Tom Toles and the Climate

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Friday’s Tom Toles




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About Chain Letters


I read the following text few minutes ago, and found it hilarious.

Have fun 🙂


I want to thank all my friends and other unknown people who have forwarded chain letters to me in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & YOU because of your kindness.

I stopped drinking Coca-Cola after I found out that it’s good only for removing toilet stains.

I stopped going to the movies for fear of sitting on a needle infected with AIDS.

I stopped using my ATM card because I am afraid that someone might have installed a small device on the ATM machine that will stole my ATM card number and my pin number when typing it.

I smell like a wet dog since I stopped using deodorants because they cause cancer.

I don’t leave my car in the parking lot or any other place and sometimes I even have to walk about 7 blocks for fear that someone will drug me with a perfume sample and try to rob me.

I also stopped answering the phone for fear that they may ask me to dial a stupid number and then I get a phone bill from hell with calls to Uganda, Singapore and Tokyo.

I also stopped drinking anything out of a can for fear that I will get sick from the rat feces and urine.

When I go to parties, I don’t look at any girl, no matter how hot she is, for fear that she will take me to a hotel, drug me, then take my kidneys and leave me taking a nap in a bathtub full of ice.

I also donated all my savings to the Amy Bruce account. A sick girl that was about to die in the hospital about 7,000 times. (Poor girl! she’s been 7 since 1993…)

I went bankrupt from bounced checks that I made, expecting the $15,000 that Microsoft and AOL were supposed to send me (when I participated in their special-mail program) would arrive soon.

My free Nokia phone never arrived and neither did the free passes for a paid vacation to Disneyland.

Still open to help someone from Bulgaria who wants to use my account to transfer his uncle’s property of some hundred millions $.

Made some Hundred wishes before forwarding those Dalai Lama, most of those “Wishes” are already married (to someone else)

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you do not send this e-mail to at least 913760 people in the next 10 seconds, a bird will sh*t on your head today at 04.00 p.m.

Now give me a break !!!

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What are you watching?

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