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  1. 'Democratic' leaders show their loyalty

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi in Beijing The mainland's eight 'democratic' parties were rolled out yesterday at the annual National People's Congress meeting. In a display of the grandly ... imbalance of newborns to democratic reform. The speeches by the heads of the organisations drove home the fact that while there may be nine parties on the mainland, only one calls the shots. Wan ...

  2. A controversial term in cross-strait relations

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on its definition. Taiwan insisted on the right to interpret the term as 'The Republic of China', while Beijing stuck to 'The People's Republic'. The sides failed ... Mainland Affairs Council chairman, Su Chi of the Kuomintang, before the KMT government handed over power to Chen Shui-bian of the Democratic Progressive Party. Under the consensus, each side ...

  3. 'Accept history' Taiwan's Ma urges Beijing

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... republic. 'The aspiration of our founding father Dr Sun Yat-sen was to establish a free and democratic nation with equitable distribution of wealth,' he told thousands of local and foreign ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday urged Beijing to pursue democracy and 'face the existence of the Republic ...

  4. Changing of the guard

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... man. We lost our country tonight,' he said over and over. That was the night of March 18, 2000, when the Democratic Progressive Party's Chen Shui-bian swept to power by the narrowest ... It is a natural effect of the democratic cycle.' Professor Bau said the event had significance for the whole of China, not just Taiwan. 'Taiwan was the first Chinese place to undergo peaceful, ...

  5. Go ahead, arrest me, Chen dares mayor

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to apply to city authorities to use the road and venue in Taipei for Wednesday's torch relay- an event by Mr Chen and the Democratic Progressive Party to trumpet the Chen government's bid ... official Republic of China name. That vote is considered less politically sensitive than the DPP's suggestion. But most residents in Taipei have only tepid interest in either side's relay ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Taiwanese opposition figures can visit mainland, but not in official capacity

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the mainland's State Council said yesterday. This is seen as more a clarification of policy rather than a shift, following high-ranking visits to the mainland by Democratic Progressive Party elite. ...


    Taiwanese legislators threaten to block cross-strait investment protection pact

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Investment protection agreement faces opposition Taiwan's opposition parties have threatened to block a newly signed cross-strait investment protection pact, saying it fails to address people's needs and expectations. Legislators from the Democratic Progressive Party said on Friday they would not let the "highly ...

  8. Beijing open to 'one country, two areas' concept

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mainland area'. Wu later said Ma wanted him to relay the message to Hu. Taiwan's pro-independence camp, led by the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party, lashed out at Ma, accusing ... on that day. Ma's office said yesterday that the 'one country' refers to the 'Republic of China' rather than 'People's Republic of China', and the 'two ...

  9. Island drops 'Republic of China' in new stamp issue

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan yesterday issued the first stamp without the island's official 'Republic of China' title. The NT$5 (HK$1.18) stamp is part of the government's ... identity queued before dawn for the stamp at post offices all over the island. The stamp was issued by the government-run postal company, which also recently dropped its 'Republic ...

  10. Follow the leader

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Taiwan's former ruling party, the Kuomintang, has been out of power since 2000, when it lost the presidential election to Chen Shui-bian of the Democratic Progressive ... had been made in the name Republic of China. Actually, what name is used is totally irrelevant because there is no chance of success, as Beijing, with a veto in the Security Council, ...




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