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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma agrees to debate stalled cross-strait pact with DPP chief

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com President hopes face-off with opposition chief will help boost stalled trade deal with Beijing Ma will debate DPP leader on cross-strait pact Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has agreed to a debate with opposition leader Su Tseng-chang, hoping the move can end the controversy over whether the island should ratify a cross-strait ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

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

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

    ... and undermine Taiwan's hard-fought democracy. Lin Fei-fan, a student leader in March's protests against the trade services pact, asked Zhang to debate with them instead of a selected group ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan’s major opposition votes to elect new leader

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

    ... leading DPP members have debated whether their party should adjust its wary policy towards China given its fast-expanding regional and global influence. Tensions between Taiwan and China grew ...

  4. 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

    ... in 2008, leading DPP members have debated if their party should adjust its policy towards the mainland, given its increasing regional and global influence. Li Fei, deputy director of Xiamen ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands rally in Taipei against controversial nuclear plant project

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

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Thousands rally in Taipei against controversial nuclear plant project Thousands of anti-nuclear activists staged a sit-in in front of Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's office yesterday, in a two-day protest demanding that the government drop a controversial nuclear power plant project that has been hotly debated ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma agrees to public vote over nuclear power plant

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

    ... must approve the proposal. Su yesterday met Ma at his office in hopes of lowering the threshold, but they became locked in a heated debate, which was carried live by local TV. They disagreed ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Fresh protests rock Taiwan's police and parliament

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

    ... 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 ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan activists peacefully exit parliament after weeks-long occupation

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

    ... the pact will cost local jobs and infringe upon Taiwan's sovereignty. The sit-in came to an end after legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng pledged on Sunday not to preside over further debates ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan lawmakers brawl over China trade agreement

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 07:25pm by AFP

    ... legislator being pushed to the ground while others grabbed each other by their collars. Once notorious for its mass brawls, debates in the Taiwanese parliament have been relatively peaceful in recent ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah 'willing to talk' about trade pact with student protesters

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to retake government HQ The demonstrators are angry about a trade pact with the mainland which they believe will cause job losses in Taiwan. Jiang said the government had never ruled out debates ...




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