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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan coastguard raid fishing boat, arrest 9 Indonesians over suspected killing

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 03:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan’s coastguard raided a fishing vessel thousands of miles offshore, arresting nine Indonesian crew suspected of killing their Taiwanese captain and chief engineer, officials said on Sunday. Armed with rifles and handguns, 10 Taiwanese coastguards conducted the raid early on Saturday when the fishing boat was sailing nearly 8,300 kilometres ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    More than 150 injured as police evict student protesters from Taiwan parliament

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by Lawrence Chung, AP, AFP, Reuters

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and wire agencies lawrence.chung@scmp.com Government HQ occupied in protest More than 150 people were injured and 61 students arrested after riot police armed ... while 61 arrests were made. Associated Press put the number of students injured at 137. The occupation of the Cabinet offices on Sunday marked a sharp escalation in tactics by a mostly ...

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    Three Taiwan ex-officers arrested in spy case

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:22pm by AFP

    ... arrested on suspicion of leaking military secrets to Beijing, in one of the island’s worst espionage cases. Chang Chih-hsin, formerly the chief officer in charge of political warfare at the naval METOC (meteorology and oceanography) office, has been arrested, the defence ministry said in a statement. “Chang, who initiated contacts with Chinese mainland officials while still serving ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan says better relations with China have halved fraud cases

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... released by Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council. China was a favourite destination for Taiwanese criminals hoping to evade arrest until Taipei and Beijing signed a crime-fighting agreement in 2009 amid improving ties. Nearly 6,000 suspects have been arrested since. Under the agreement, the two sides have been collaborating in information-sharing, co-ordinating raids and extraditing ...

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    Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah 'willing to talk' about trade pact with student protesters

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... or occupied." More than 137 people were injured and 61 students arrested after riot police armed with batons and water cannon broke up the demonstrators in the early hours of yesterday. Students, some ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Legislative speaker calls for calm amid stand-off

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:47am by Lawrence Chung

    ... furniture after they burst in on Tuesday evening. Four protesters were arrested and 38 officers injured as authorities’ sought to regain control. “The confrontation must be resolved in a peaceful ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan seizes 200kg of ketamine from China

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... in Taiwan as the holiday season approaches, a police officer said. A 32-year-old man was arrested, the officer said, adding that police were hunting other suspects. Taiwan police in May seized 450 ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan sets up first turtle sanctuary after second major haul

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 08:00pm

    ... region of Pingtung. The skipper of the boat, bound for China, and three Indonesian crew were arrested. They could face jail terms of up to five years plus a fine of up to Tw$1.5 million ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Scuffles erupt outside legislature over Taipei-Beijing trade pact

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 01:50pm by AP

    ... over the fence of the legislative building. They briefly protested inside the compound before being dispersed. No arrests were reported. The pact is the latest in a series of mainland China ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan seizes over 2,500 rare turtles bound for China

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 08:06pm

    ... and 1,446 yellow-lined box turtles - in a container on board a vessel in Kaohsiung, a port in the south of Taiwan, on Saturday. They arrested a man surnamed Cheng but declined to provide more ...




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