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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

    Kaohsiung evacuates residents over fresh gas leak at blast site

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 02:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... workers used loudspeakers to ask residents in the area to evacuate to two schools. Thursday’s blasts sparked massive fires that tore through main roads in Kaohsiung, in the south of Taiwan, ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's rivalry with South Korea reveals anxiety

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 03:01pm by Bryan Harris

    ... Ma Ying-jeou along the way. For Kuo, much of the rivalry stems from their intense economic competition. With about 70 per cent of their economies made up of the same industries, South Korea ... complications.” Kwon said Taiwan’s feelings towards South Korea are probably rooted in the comparison between the two as “tiger” economies in their early economic development. The term, which was coined ...

  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

    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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    'Unhappy' divorcee rams Taiwan's presidential office in a truck

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:50am by Lawrence Chung

    ... colony in Africa, at the time. The incident happened at around 5am, police said. The barriers reduced the impact of the crash, with only a small part of the driver's cabin wedged in the main ... a thorough investigation. Some opposition lawmakers have criticised the Ma government for failing to improve the island's economy, causing some people to lose hope. ...

  10. 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 ...




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