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  1. Chen Yunlin to steer clear of Tainan in visit

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The mainland's top cross-strait negotiator, Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats) president Chen Yunlin, has decided to drop the Tainan ... delegation to Taipei on Wednesday to attend a cross-strait trade seminar before heading to the south of the island on Thursday. Hardcore pro-independence activists said on Tuesday they would ...

  2. Reunification with Taiwan remains a pressing issue

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to the motherland as he passes the baton to his successor, Xi Jinping, during his farewell speech. This all sounds like something out of a movie, but according to experts in cross-straits relations ... be a deterioration in the mainland's economy, prompting an attempt to divert public attention. 'Possible measures include creating cross-strait conflict or even a military attack in the name ...

  3. Siding with the rule of law

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... or both, as well as political-legal questions arising from the cross-strait reconciliation that began in 2008 with Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou's inauguration. I try to play the role ... that the very important cross-strait Economic Co-operation Framework Agreement (ECFA) ought to receive article-by-article scrutiny before Taiwan's legislature approves it? Why would he maintain ...

  4. Storm warning

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ted Galen Carpenter

    ... Ted Galen Carpenter Taiwan's president, Ma Ying-jeou, is under withering fire from domestic critics, and his eroding political fortunes could have an adverse impact on cross-strait ... cannot sustain their political dominance, it is uncertain how long the improvement in cross-strait tensions will last. Beijing is clearly worried and is careful to avoid taking any action ...

  5. Guilty plea shatters image of 'Taiwan spy' as an innocent

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... for help in collecting documents on the mainland's analysis of cross-strait relations and the general situation in Taiwan for purely academic purposes. Gao was a sociologist specialising ... father were reunited and allowed to leave China. Gao's arrest in 2001 came when Sino-US relations were particularly fragile and threatening to mar Secretary of State Colin Powell's ...

  6. Taiwanese no longer believe in president

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of Taiwan's economic and diplomatic problems, Ma chose to engage the mainland. Cross-strait talks were held in June 2008, and 12 agreements were later signed, which opened Taiwan to mainland tourists ...

  7. Mayor under fire from both sides of political divide over Uygur film

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... activist Rebiya Kadeer. While the ruling Kuomintang accused Chen Chu yesterday of inflaming cross-strait tensions, the pro-independence camp criticised her for kowtowing to Beijing by pulling ... 'Don't you know that you are stoking cross-strait tension and hurting the local tourism business?' councillor Mei Fu-hsing asked, referring to Beijing's wrath over what it sees ...

  8. Suspected dissident has fled to Taiwan

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... in mainland asylum seekers for fear of intensifying cross-strait tensions. At least two prominent mainland activists, Wuer Kaixi and Shen Tong, now live on the island. They initially sought asylum ...

  9. KMT may cool slightly towards mainland

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... cautious on cross-strait issues in the next two years. 'The KMT is likely to slow its exchanges,' he said. But Liu said the KMT might ignore what DPP voters thought. 'If the KMT thinks that what it has done in furtherance of its cross-strait policy cannot please voters of the pro-independence camp, it may well think it should go ahead and speed up the pace of exchanges ...

  10. Taiwan court to rule on Chen's appeal

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Chen's efforts to promote Taiwanese independence when he was president from 2000 to 2008 were seen as a major reason for cross-strait tensions. Since Ma, of the Kuomintang party, took over ...




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