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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Economy minister Chang Chia-juch offers to quit over deadly Kaohsiung gas blasts

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:15am by Bloomberg and Keira Lu Huang

    ... Bloomberg and Keira Lu Huang Economy minister offers to resign over gas blasts Taiwan's economy minister, Dr Chang Chia-juch, has offered his resignation, taking responsibility for gas explosions in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung city last week that killed at least 30 people. According to a statement on the Ministry of Economic Affairs' website, Chang said he ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan to seal off newly-built nuclear plant pending referendum on its future

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... facilities have mounted since 2011, when Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant was hit by a tsunami which knocked out power to its cooling systems and sent reactors into meltdown. Like Japan, Taiwan ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  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

    ... at the prospect of an earthquake triggering a disaster like the one at Fukushima in Japan that followed an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Tens of thousands of people had gathered on Sunday before ... 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 - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's air hub plans take flight as better mainland China ties bring in more tourists

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:45am by AFP

    ... when the Democratic Progressive Party ended the KMT's 51-year grip on power. With the KMT now back in power and the economy faltering, President Ma Ying-jeou revived the project in his ... billion (HK$1.27 trillion) into the project and that up to 260,000 jobs would be created that could "help the economy get up and running again". Critics and the opposition say ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands rally in Taipei against controversial nuclear plant project

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:39am by Lawrence Chung

    ... was scheduled for 2016. But the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan ignited new protests, forcing Ma's government to agree to safety checks. Ma made further concessions in a meeting ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma agrees to public vote over nuclear power plant

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:30am by Lawrence Chung

    ... under renewed scrutiny following the Fukushima nuclear power disaster in Japan in 2011. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...




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