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  1. News - China

    Cross-strait relations nearing 'deep water zone'

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... As Beijing tries to bring Taiwan closer to the mainland, many Taiwanese are hoping Beijing will enact political reform to bring it closer to Taipei. During a visit to Taiwan in July, former US ... cross-strait talks are nearing a "deep water zone" where more vexing problems will become increasingly unavoidable. "With the two sides signing 18 co-operation agreements on economic ...

  2. Taiwan warned it must fall into line

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Elaine Wu The head of the mainland's top political advisory body warned yesterday that Beijing meant what it said in reining in Taiwan's independence ... oppose and keep in check secessionist forces advocating Taiwan's independence and their activities, Jia Qinlin, chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said ...

  3. Taiwan unveils measures to lift stock market

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... said the cabinet was pushing ahead with tax reforms, including reducing inheritance tax and corporate and individual income tax rates. 'The government is taking all factors ... the Ma government has been the subject of intense criticism by the opposition for failing to improve the economy and lift the ever-falling stock index, long considered a political barometer ...

  4. KMT agrees to recall motion targeting Chen

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to address the island's economic woes and other problems, but what made the public angry was its failure to check corruption within his government. 'All people here have seen the first ... on the Democratic Progressive Party to make a sacrifice in the face of righteousness. The recall move has nothing to do with the KMT or DPP... It is a reform against corruption,' he said. 'In ...

  5. Struggling DPP rallies troops for mayoral race

    Posted May 28th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... and his party. The DPP, which once boasted of its clean and reform-minded image, has seen support plummet to a new low of 17 per cent. Infighting between DPP heavyweights as they jostle for power ... after lawyer-turned-Taipei mayor Mr Chen beat the KMT to win the presidency. But the DPP's failure to win the majority in the legislature and bitter political bickering with the opposition ...



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