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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    ‘I only followed instructions’: Sacked Taiwan official denies charges of spying for Beijing

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... dissidents were persecuted as spies for communists. Taiwan and the mainland split in 1949 after a civil war, although Beijing still considers the self-ruled island part of its territory awaiting ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TAIWAN

    Student, 19, dies after he is trapped in flat blaze

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with the family. Lun was reported to have completed his second year of studies in Tamkang University's department of civil engineering. Although lectures had stopped for the summer holidays, ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's DPP delays decision over freezing independence stance

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 05:30am by Lawrence Chung

    ... took over the mainland by driving the defeated Nationalist or Kuomintang forces to Taiwan at the end of a civil war in 1949. ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling resigns over academic publishing scandal

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 02:59am by AFP

    ... power plant. Chiang, a 56-year-old civil engineer, was president of National Central University before he was appointed education minister in February 2012. His name appeared as a co-writer ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Beijing's top Taiwan man Zhang Zhijun visits island for first time

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:51pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... to address the nation's policy concerning Taiwan, local observers said. Relations between the two former rivals, once bitter after the end of the civil war in 1949, have sharply improved since ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan’s major opposition votes to elect new leader

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in the eight years to 2008 under then-president Chen Shui-bian of the DPP. They have eased markedly since then. China and Taiwan have been ruled separately since the end of a civil war in 1949. ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    DPP elects Tsai Ing-wen to lead party ahead of 2016 presidential race

    Posted May 26th 2014, 04:46am by AFP, Teddy Ng

    ... then-president Chen Shui-bian of the DPP. They have eased markedly since then. The mainland and Taiwan have been ruled separately since the end of a civil war in 1949. ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan police use water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters

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

    ... Reuters and Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Protesters vow to carry on with sit-ins and other acts of civil disobedience despite government concessions Premier 'sees no need' to amend referendum Police in Taiwan fired water cannons on Monday to disperse hundreds of anti-nuclear protesters refusing to give up their campaign despite a government pledge to halt ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan student occupation and clashes 'a failure of democracy', mainland microbloggers say

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 01:22pm by Andrea Chen

    ... himself as Yang Peichang wrote on Sina Weibo. But the Global Times, a tabloid affiliated with the official People’s Daily, did not seem to take the Taiwan protest as seriously as the unrest ...

  10. 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

    ... protests in Taiwan are common, but violent confrontations relatively rare, reflecting the high level of civil discourse resulting from the transition from one-party dictatorship to robust democracy ... protests in Taiwan are common, violent confrontations between demonstrators and police are relatively rare, reflecting the high level of civil discourse that has taken hold of Taiwanese society ...




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