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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan considers permanent armed ships to patrol disputed Spratly island

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 01:39pm by Reuters in Taipei

    ... Ping, is the only island in the Spratlys large enough to accommodate a port – currently under construction. Taiwan had previously said the port, expected to be completed late next year, would ... to reporters. Experts believe China prefers Itu Aba to remain under Taiwan’s control rather than fall into the hands of other rivals, given its ultimate goal of reunification. But Taiwan ships ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taipei seeks US help to build advanced submarines

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:39am by Lawrence Chung, Minnie Chan

    ... may only want to transfer [construction] technology to Taiwan, but not other hardware like weapons and electronic devices," he said, noting that submarines are offensive rather defensive ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan to seal off newly-built nuclear plant pending referendum on its future

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... and hold the referendum. In April, the government said it would halt construction after an estimated 28,500 protesters blockaded a main street in Taipei demanding the plant be scrapped. Police used ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou bows to pressure and halts nuclear plant

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:02am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Ma Ying-jeou yesterday decided to halt construction of the island's fourth nuclear power plant in an attempt to head off yet another political crisis amid growing calls for the project ... the meeting, including [a halt to] construction on the remaining part of the plant," KMT spokesman Fan Chiang Tai-chi said. He said authorities would first conduct safety inspections ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan police use water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters and Lawrence Chung

    ... Construction halted at Taiwan nuclear plant after protests Taiwan sits on the so-called ring of fire region of seismic activity around the Pacific Ocean and many of the island’s residents are alarmed ... the government announced it would halt construction pending a public vote. Despite that, hundreds of protesters remained out overnight and police used water canons to clear them on Monday morning. Media ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma agrees to public vote over nuclear power plant

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:30am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Jiang Yi-huah, and Ma. Taiwan's three existing nuclear plants supply about 20 per cent of the island's electricity. Construction of the fourth was originally due to be finished ... argued that Su had increased the plant's construction budget when Su was premier. Ma also said the DPP had agreed to the criteria for the referendum law. Local media and pundits said the KMT ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands rally in Taipei against controversial nuclear plant project

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:39am by Lawrence Chung

    ... by the Taiwan Power Company in 1980, has triggered waves of protests over the years. Construction for the project began in 2009 and commercial start-up of the plant, now 98 per cent completed, ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    KMT promotions offer clues to Ma Ying-jeou's succession plans

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:56am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of the island's fourth nuclear energy plant once construction is complete and put the matter to a referendum. Analysts said the appointments would take some heat off Ma and improve party efficiencies. ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan considers shipping water from mainland as ties improve

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 06:00pm by AFP

    ... at one point. Officials from Kinmen have discussed a proposal to use ships to transport water from Xiamen, a coastal city in southeastern Fujian province just kilometres away. Water supplies, ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - TAIWAN

    Fast-growing Taipei suburb offers low-price, low-density homes

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 02:27pm by RALPH JENNING

    ... of the Pudong New District in Shanghai. The Construction and Planning Agency of Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior has designated 1,756 hectares of Danshui for development in a bounded area called ...




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