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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Taiwan quietly forging ahead in human rights protection

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by YU-JIE CHEN, Jerome Cohen

    ... to believe that it, unlike the Maoist regime that chased it from mainland China in 1949, was the defender of democracy, the rule of law and human rights for Chinese people. During the past ... internationally guaranteed human rights. This monumental achievement, unprecedented in Chinese history, is a tribute to both the adaptability of the decreasingly authoritarian KMT and the increasing ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan under fire over executions

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Foreign experts invited to scrutinise island's compliance with UN human rights covenants Ma government under fire over executions Taiwan's executions of six prisoners in December has prompted fresh criticism of the island's president, Ma Ying-jeou, and his government from international and domestic human-rights groups. ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Rights group urges release of Chen Shui-bian from prison

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... RIGHTS GROUP CALLS FOR RELEASE OF CHEN SHUI-BIAN A US-based human-rights group expressed grave concerns on Wednesday over the reportedly deteriorating health of Taiwan's former president, Chen Shui-bian, who is serving an 18-year sentence for corruption. In an open letter to Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, the president of the Formosan Association for Human Rights urged ...

  4. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Taiwan legislature holding up rights legislation for homosexuals

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... homosexual employees, including firing them or barring them from promotion. After coming under pressure from gay rights activists and human rights groups, the Taiwanese authorities finally revised a law in 2010 to uphold sexual equality and prevent such discrimination, and reports of abuses have declined since then. But that is not enough. As far as human rights are concerned, same-sex ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Earthquake victims mourned, activists crackdown widened

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 06:44am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Human Rights reports People's Daily Commentary: Biased human rights report detrimental to trust-building. Global Times Americans' lives, personal security not duly protected: report. Associated Press* US report: Human rights worsening in China, Vietnam. Study Times* Political reform is not just window dressing, says Party paper. Xinjiang Radio Free Asia Uyghur businessman ...

  6. Time for right-of-abode restrictions to be eased

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Taiwan- are expected to benefit from the new rules. Dr Lai has rightly observed that the current system is not only inhumane, but that it violates human rights. The strenuous conditions deter ... criteria than those usually required for professionals from other countries. Despite China's liberalisation, mainland authorities continue to exercise tough control over population movements, ...

  7. Business - Money - RQFII

    Taiwan to let investors trade in mainland China stocks via ETFs this year

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 03:45pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Taipei Taiwan will launch an exchange-traded fund platform for investors to trade in stocks on mainland China’s exchanges this year, the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission said in a statement to lawmakers on Wednesday. The proposed ETFs would allow Taiwan fund managers to invest in Chinese stocks under the mainland’s renminbi qualified foreign ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Students vow to continue Taiwan parliament protest after deadline to meet demands ignored

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 03:29pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... the pact from the legislative process, he said. "His insistence on pushing through his will and his ignorance of the public's demands has led to the loss of his right to act ...

  9. Ma must set right pace for closer ties

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be approached gingerly. Ma has set off on the right foot, reiterating that the status quo means 'no unification, no independence and no use of force'. He also took pains to explain ... China, it was the Republic of China that was being referred to. This may not exactly fit Beijing's one-China principle, but it finally lays bare an important matter of discussion. Only ...

  10. News - China

    Briefs, September 23, 2012

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF AND WIRE

    ... over coal mine pollution in Jining in Shandong province on Thursday and Friday, a rights groups says. Hundreds of police officers were needed to contain the demonstration outside the Rencheng district's government compound, said the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. Residents were angry after the district government cut compensation for the pollution from ...




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