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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan and Japan to sign more agreements after fishing pact

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 08:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... off East China Sea islands controlled by Tokyo as the Senkakus but claimed by China and Taiwan as the Diaoyus. Taiwanese government officials hailed the fishing pact as a milestone in ties ... and Beijing. Japan and China have squabbled bitterly over the sovereignty of the islands, with frequent confrontations between state vessels from the two sides since Tokyo nationalised some ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan warns Japan against nationalising disputed islands

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 07:54pm by Associated Press in Pengchia

    ... Associated Press in Pengchia Taiwan’s president used a high-profile visit to a Taiwanese islet on Friday to warn Japan against making any attempts to nationalise islands that are part ... about 140 kilometres west of the disputed chain. The chain – known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China – is controlled by Japan but also claimed by the mainland and Taiwan, and has been ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

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

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

    ... foot on the island, which has had a fraught relationship with Beijing. The arrival of Zhang Zhijun, director of the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, was considered an important step ... said George Tsai, a political science professor at the Chinese Culture University in Taipei. Zhang's four-day trip will skip the island's capital of Taipei, taking him instead ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma backs Taiwan protesters over disputed islands

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 03:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Sea islands to press Taipei’s claim. His comments came after dozens of Taiwanese fishing boats escorted by coastguard vessels traded water cannon fire with Japanese vessels around the the disputed islands claimed by Taipei, Tokyo and Beijing. “President Ma supports the fishermen’s patriotic actions and acknowledges the coastguard for claiming our sovereignty while protecting ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Top mainland official Zhang Zhijun meets key member of Taiwan's opposition DPP

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 02:46am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the island's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party. The first official meeting in Taiwan between the senior mainland official and a member of the pro-independence party signals Beijing is taking ...

  6. Property - International - TAIWAN

    Taipei home prices rise beyond the reach of young people

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... back to the island from the mainland and a cut in estate taxes. Home prices have jumped so much that Huang, even with a monthly salary from teaching that is twice Taiwan's average, cannot ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan’s major opposition votes to elect new leader

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

    ... in Taipei and five other cities which make up 60 per cent of the island’s eligible voters. Tsai, who became Taiwan’s first female presidential candidate in the 2012 vote, is seen one of the few ... But despite growing trade and investment ties, Beijing still sees the island as part of its territory awaiting eventual reunification- by force if necessary. ...

  8. 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

    ... Her first test will be the November mayoral elections in Taipei and five other cities which make up 60 per cent of the island's eligible voters. Since losing the presidential race ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan mourns four victims of stabbing spree on Taipei subway

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 05:35pm

    ... of the island’s second biggest city, Kaohsiung. ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands of pro-government supporters rally in Taipei to counter protests

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... official title), demonstrators fired salvos at Lin Fei-fan and Chen Wei-ting, the most prominent student leaders during the island’s first-ever occupation of parliament starting on March 18. “What ... was re-elected in January 2012. His party says the island needs the new nuclear plant to ensure electricity supplies, while opponents say it would be too dangerous in an earthquake-prone zone. ...




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