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  1. Hard yards in Taipei

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of his 'Three-Nos Policy': no independence, no unification and no use of force. DPP chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen said Mr Ma's policies, especially those related to cross-strait ties, do ... His hits 1 Improving relations with the mainland, resulting in landmark cross-strait talks 2 Largely liberalising cross-strait economic exchanges 3 Arrival of two giant pandas, Tuan Tuan ...

  2. Beijing, Taipei shelve deal on double taxation

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

    ... the two sides had started discussing the deal in October. Kao said the deal should be signed before the fifth round of cross-strait talks in the first half of next year, as the two sides would ... forging direct cross-strait flights, direct shipping links, permission for mainland tourists to visit Taiwan and joint efforts to fight crime. Arats chairman Chen Yunlin is to represent Beijing ...

  3. Ex-president blamed for attack on official

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    .... It said Mr Chen's real goal was to shift the focus from scandals involving his family back to cross-strait ties. Mr Zhang was shoved to the ground by DPP Tainan city councillor Wang Ding-yu ... for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats), a Kuomintang newspaper said. The Central Daily News also claimed there were plans to attack Mr Zhang's boss, Arats chairman Chen Yunlin. 'The ...

  4. Near and yet so far

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... such seminar to discuss cross-strait political relations. This reflects the improved relationship between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait. The adviser, Zheng Bijian, was vice-president ... independence 'doomed to wane because most people in Taiwan expect continuous development in cross-strait relations'. 'We sternly oppose Taiwan independence,' Zheng said, adopting ...

  5. Taiwan 2008

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... embezzlement of secret state funds Jun 12 Resumption of cross-strait talks, suspended for a decade, between Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) and the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats), in Beijing Jun 13 Signing of two agreements on operation of 36 weekend charter flights and permission for 3,000 mainland tourists per day to visit Taiwan ...

  6. Taipei pushing for trade pact

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... cross-strait trade, the island's economic ties with the mainland would inevitably grow closer. The two sides could start by focusing on areas where they had already reached an agreement ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Politically sensitive deal is designed to succeed

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... strategic. The deal was announced three days after the high-profile signing of the cross-strait accord that promises to remove Taiwan's ban on mainland investment on the island. 'The [cross-strait] agreement will be blown up if the first deal between two business entities after the signing is not allowed,' said the source. 'That will send a message that nothing ...

  9. Haeco boss' relative on bribe plot charge

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Graft busters charged a man yesterday with conspiring with the deputy chairman of the city's largest aircraft maintenance company to accept illegal commissions for awarding contracts to a mainland firm. The defendant, Chan Wing-hin, 67, is understood to be a relative of Chan Ping-kit, the deputy chairman of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co (Haeco), but was not an employee ...

  10. Relatives of village head charged over 372kg cocaine haul denied bail

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Maggie Ng and Clifford Lo Four family members and a friend of the village head charged over the largest seizure of cocaine in Hong Kong were all denied bail at Fanling Court yesterday. Pang Yuet-wan, 53, head of Tai Po Tin village in Ta Kwu Ling had appea ...




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