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  1. Economic limits

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Michael Fahey

    ... this week's negotiations, those talks were also held in Chongqing, which served as the Republic of China's provisional capital during the dark days of the second world war. Four bloody years ... politics. Much as the United States once believed that economics drove politics in China in the 1990s, the mainland now thinks the same about Taiwan. Beijing's strategy is to wait ...

  2. Taiwan regulators to ease rules on investing in mainland

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by insurance firms to a maximum of 10 per cent of their capital, Reuters quoted Taiwan's Economic Daily as saying. Banks, brokerages and insurers on both sides of the straits are counting down ... 'It's more like an admission ticket for Taiwan and China banks to gain access to each other's market.' The memorandum, signed in November, is the latest in a series of measures from ...

  3. Hong Kong still has cross-strait role to play

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... colonial rule because Britain recognised Beijing as the sole legitimate government of China, including Taiwan. After our city's return to Chinese sovereignty, former chief executive Tung ... this history, one can understand why Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, a former civil servant in the colonial government and a senior official in the post-1997 administration, has not been ...

  4. Envoy urges more help for Taiwanese businesses

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... important to the development of the Jiangsu economy. 'Taiwanese firms were among the first to invest here when the economic reforms began 30 years ago,' he said. 'Taiwanese firms now ... part of a 10-point plan announced at a cross-strait economic forum in Shanghai last month. However, details of exactly when measures will be available and how they will be structured have yet ...

  5. Attacking Japan to win over Taiwan

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... at revisions to Japanese history textbooks must surely have been sparked by more important considerations than 'the feelings of all Chinese people';. It is plain to see why the central government would want to maintain China's dominant Asian voice in world affairs or why it would want to channel popular discontent towards a traditional bogeyman. But the way the public's ...

  6. Don't count out Chen yet

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... and supporters of the one-China principle as victors. Please. There is no doubt that Mr Chen has been playing catch-up to Mr Lien, the outgoing KMT chairman and (twice) failed presidential candidate. ... of a hatchet between two parties that fought for control of China more than 50 years ago means nothing to the majority in today's democratic Taiwan. And the same opinion polls that excited Mr Lien ...

  7. Pacts with parties futile, says ex-PM

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... on cross-strait relations, he said. He said the chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Jia Qinglin, had told him on Friday that Beijing would consider offering Taiwan ... across the strait. Vincent Siew Wan-chang, a former Taiwanese premier and vice-chairman of the Kuomintang, was speaking in an interview with the South China Morning Post ahead of today's ...

  8. Hu makes case for reunification

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the People's Republic of China, which was founded by the Communist Party 38 years after the 1911 revolution. Despite singing the praises of Sun in his speech, including calling him 'a great ... and people's livelihoods, and instead went to great lengths to push the idea of national reunification by peaceful means. He emphasised that 'Taiwan independence' must continue to be opposed, ...

  9. KMT victory brings Taiwan back into Greater China fold

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the unparalleled opportunity to link up Taiwan as one of the original four Asian economic 'tigers' to become a significant sector within the Greater China economic region. The KMT's ... of the original four Asian economic tigers, should now seize the opportunity to expand links with Taiwan on all possible fronts in the development of the Greater China economic region, comprising ...

  10. Caution the key word in China Mobile deal

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is evidence of that. Seen in this light, the planned purchase by China Mobile of a 12 per cent stake in leading Taiwanese telecoms service provider Far EasTone takes on added significance. The deal ... of this breakthrough by Taiwan's pro-independence opposition as a reward for government concessions to Beijing's one-China policy is understandable sour grapes, given its own failure to achieve ...




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