Taiwan… Unplugged!?

By Rebecca Kehl You know those days when the power goes out and your fridge stops working and waters dripping from the freezer and there’s no air-con and it’s like 35°C? And you try to plug in your computer cuz it’s low on battery.  You need to send that paper in

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My Buddy Baker: How adopting a rescue animal can save your life, too

Trista di Genova / The Wild East Now, two months after adopting a rescue animal, I tend to agree wholeheartedly with my Auntie’s cryptic statement: Dogs make far better companions than people ! Funny — at first it was such a relief that my new companion never complained about a

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Yoga workshop to be held in Taipei

The Wild East / Have you ever been curious to take a yoga teacher training course but are hesitant to take the plunge?… Now is the opportunity to get your feet wet!… Kaohsiung Yogi, a registered yoga school at Yoga Alliance is coming to Taipei to present an introductory workshop

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Yoga teacher training to be held in Kaohsiung

The Wild East A certified intensive 2-week ASHTANGA VINYASA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING COURSE (TTC) will be held in Tzoying, Kaohsiung, December 1st- 15th, 2014. Calling all Yoga students in Taiwan! Are you ready to go deeper with your practice? Learn the art of yoga instruction from a yoga master with

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Yoga Teacher Training course to be held in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung Yogi to host a certified 2-week, 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course instructed by world renowned yoga guru, Dr. Rajesh Mishra from Yoga Darshan in India. The Wild East / Spirituality Kaohsiung Yogi will be hosting a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course on Aug. 11th-24th, 2014. Students can learn the

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Lessons for Taiwan: The HIV/AIDS pandemic

by Joseph Limoli Deyama MD – Harmony Home Volunteer The largest and most important meeting on AIDS in Asia, the 9th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP), was held August 9-13, 2009 on beautiful Bali Island, Indonesia. Harmony Home was well represented, with 12 volunteers and

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Taiwan EPA’s ‘smoking gun’: bogus air standards

The Wild East / editorial Real-time Taiwan air-quality readings here Who controls the past controls the future, and who controls the present controls the past. The same also applies to current air pollution standards in Taiwan. A fuss should be made about the obscenely high “acceptable limit for particulates —

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Think Pink fundraiser raises NT$15,000 for Erica’s medicine

Congratulations! Over 15,000nt was raised by this event for Erica and her mum’s meds! Thank you everybody!!! See the web page Helpinghelplesschildren.org here Here’s a way to help a little girl who loves PINK! Dress up in pink and come to Brass Monkey August 10th. Little Erica is only 6

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Ayurvedic medicine workshop *cancelled*

update Aug. 9: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY…. But check out Kaohsiung Yogi’s Facebook page! KAOHSIUNG YOGI is honored to invite an internationally renowned Ayurvedic Yoga and massage therapist from North India to conduct the AYURVEDA SPA TRAINING COURSE in Kaohsiung, Taiwan! When: 8am-5pm Aug 10th,

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When Helen Caldicott Came to Town

By Trista di Genova /The Wild East Helen Caldicott, the world-famous pediatrician who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 for her work founding Physicians for Social Responsibility, lectured in Taipei July 9th, speaking on the dangers of nuclear power plants. The event was under-advertised and poorly attended, and for

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