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  1. Property - International - TAIWAN

    Taipei home prices rise beyond the reach of young people

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

    ... the government relaxed rules that prompted locals to repatriate more income from the mainland, and the central bank lowered borrowing costs to buoy the economy. It grew an average 3.3 per cent annually ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan leader says protest-hit China trade pact vital for economy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 02:20pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Taipei, Taiwan Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said on Sunday that the island needed to pass a contentious trade pact with China for the sake of its economy, and called ... and protests are almost a daily occurrence. The main opposition Democratic Progressive Party has said it fears the pact will hurt small service companies and damage Taiwan’s economy. But it lacks ...

  3. Business - Economy - TAIWAN

    Taiwan posts robust Q4 growth on improved exports and surging domestic consumption

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:44pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Taipei Taiwan growth surpasses forecasts Taiwan's economy expanded at a faster-than-estimated pace in the fourth quarter of last year as recoveries in Europe ... policies in advanced economies supports their recovery. Taiwan's exports, which account for about 70 per cent of the island's economy, climbed 1.4 per cent last year, data showed last ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou vows to kick-start Taiwanese economy in new year

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:52am by TEDDY NG AND BLOOMBERG

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Bloomberg in Taipei Leader calls on opposition to help approve stalled mainland trade pact Ma vows to kick-start economy in new year Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou pledged yesterday to put the economy at the top of his agenda in 2014 and called on the legislature to quickly approve a services trade pact with the mainland. "This ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

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

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

    ... protesters occupied parliament and also stormed the top government headquarters. Opponents say the services deal would damage Taiwan’s economy and leave it vulnerable to political pressure from ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan police use water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters and Lawrence Chung

    ... for cheaper nuclear power if electricity bills rise sharply. The economy ministry has warned that electricity prices would rise by 40 per cent without nuclear power. The current rules state half ...

  7. News - China Insider - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese protesters use Reddit to promote awareness of controversial China trade pact

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 08:37pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... wrote in the messaging thread. "It sounds like an exaggeration, but it really isn't. On the economic front, our economy is already 38% reliant on China, with China only 2.5% for us. ... that the trade agreement cannot be redacted and is necessary to bolster Taiwan's economy. The island's liberal Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) claims that the pact will adversely affect ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taipei mayoral hopeful Sean Lien distances self from president Ma Ying-jeou over student protests

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:15am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the island's stagnant economy. Lien also criticised Ma for his attempts to oust legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng, an intra-party rival, portraying the move as a throwback to court intrigues ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou yields to calls for scrutiny of future mainland Chinese pacts

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... benefit the island's economy. He dismissed criticism that the move amounted to "betraying Taiwan" by letting the mainland extend its economic and political influence. "After we ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan lawmakers brawl over China trade agreement

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan legislators scuffle as opposition claims latest deal with mainland threatens economy Lawmakers brawl over trade pact Taiwan's parliament ... in 2008 pledging to strengthen trade and tourism links with the world's second-largest economy. The mainland has emerged as the island's leading trading partner. Dozens of agreements ...




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