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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    President Ma Ying-jeou, protesters agree talks over Taiwan political crisis

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:26pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan's leader hopes meeting can resolve row over trade pact with mainland Ma, students agree to talks over parliament stand-off Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and student leaders occupying parliament have ag ...

  2. News - China Insider - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese protesters use Reddit to promote awareness of controversial China trade pact

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 08:37pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Protesters used the forum to introduce international audiences to the 'Sunflower Movement' Popular internet forum Reddit became a political tool ... the students wrote in their introduction, using the account name TWSunflowerRev. "We are upset that the government attempted to ram a huge services trade agreement with China through a legislative ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taipei mayoral hopeful Sean Lien distances self from president Ma Ying-jeou over student protests

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:15am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the 44-year-old running neck and neck with his main political rival, Ko Wen-je, a popular doctor at National Taiwan University Hospital. Although many Taiwanese think of Lien as the pampered scion of a wealthy and powerful political clan, he has managed to move out of the shadow of his father. His outspokenness on policy and his political manoeuvring under Ma has struck a chord with a public ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan activists peacefully exit parliament after weeks-long occupation

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 12:00pm by Minnie Chan, Adrian Wan

    ... Kuomintang lawmakers claimed Wang's stance violated the party's political rules. Li told Siew Beijing was willing to share its development opportunities with Taiwan first, and extend its ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Blow for Taiwan's KMT as just one runner remains in opposition leadership race

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:37pm by Lawrence Chung, Teddy Ng

    ... Lawrence Chung lawrence.chung@scmp.com Blow to Taiwan's ruling KMT as Tsai Ing-wen's rivals to head opposition party quit contest One runner in DPP leadership race Dr Tsai Ing-wen became the only candidate for the top post in Taiwan's main ...

  6. News - China Insider - TAIWAN

    'This isn't the democracy we want': Some Chinese dismayed by Taiwan students' occupation of legislature

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:00pm by Amy Li

    ... the plaque of the Taiwanese legislature. “We can’t blame either side alone for the problem, ” Tong Zongjin, an associate professor at China University of Political Science and Law, said. “But ... legislature to protest the ruling party’s handling of a trade pact with China, pictures and reports of the occupation- which soon went viral on Chinese social media on Thursday- triggered concerns ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan KMT chairman's daughter joins call for premier Jiang Yi-huah to step down

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 03:14pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen Lien Yung-hsin signs student petition criticising decision to deploy police against students Political scion resignation call Lien Yung-hsin, the youngest daughter ... Taiwan University's Department of Political Science- where Jiang studied and taught- demanded his resignation. The letter, posted on Facebook, garnered 715 signatures before collection ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Fresh protests rock Taiwan's police and parliament

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 09:08am by Agence France Press in Taipei

    ... to protest a contentious trade pact with China. “We came here with ideals, now we leave with more burden,” student leader Lin Fei-fan said Thursday shortly before dozens of demonstrators clad ... Wang Jin-pyng pledged not to preside over further debate on the trade pact until a law has been introduced to monitor such agreements with China-- a key demand of the protesters. But they have ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan and China to hold historic talks but avoid ‘sensitive issues’

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 03:46pm by Reuters

    ... 1949, but said on Tuesday he would not discuss “sensitive political issues”. The February 11 to 14 talks between Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Minister Wang Yu-chi and China’s Vice Foreign Minister ... not be postponed forever. But Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou later said he saw no urgency for political talks and wanted to focus on trade. Taiwan and China will discuss setting up representative offices ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Advert by ‘Hundreds of Hongkongers’ warns Taiwan against trade ‘Sinolisation’

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 02:01pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung in Taipei

    ... the pro-independence political camp in Taiwan and against the mainland. It came on the tenth day of a massive student movement on the island protesting against a free trade pact with the Beijing, with activists continuing to occupy the legislature building in Taipei on Thursday. “Hong Kong and Taiwan are in the same boat, both being targeted by China’s united front work by all means,” the advert ...




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