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  1. Rival Taiwanese camps stage UN rallies ahead of election

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's rival pro-independence and opposition camps have staged simultaneous campaigns to promote their respective UN membership bids in what local media see as an election gambit to rally support from voters ahead of the presidential election. 'Taiwan and China are countries on each side of the Taiwan Strait, and Taiwan has the right to join the United ...

  2. Taiwan's ruling party to sideline hardline camp

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Chen's proposal seen as unfair to DPP chiefs Annette Lu and Yu Shyi-kun Hardliners in Taiwan's pro-independence pan-blue camp, the so-called 'deep ... of the opposition pan-blue camp, the so-called 'deep blue' voters, will be screened out Voters who support the pro-independence camp, plus swing or 'light-blue' voters, would be included ...

  3. Rival camps in Taiwan take battle overseas

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Rival camps supporting and opposing scandal-plagued Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian are taking their campaigns overseas to justify their roles in the political tempest brewing on the island. Organisers of the anti-Chen 'One Million People Campaign to Oust Corruption' will hold an international news conference in Taipei on Tuesday to explain why ...

  4. News - China

    Taiwanese launch another protest over young conscript’s death

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 06:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... by heatstroke, prosecutors said. He was sent to solitary confinement and ordered to do the exercises as a punishment for bringing a camera phone to camp and for defying his superiors on some duty ...

  5. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    Harmony between Beijing, Taiwan to continue, analysts say

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... has bowed to pressure from the pro-independence camp and might back off from the present open approach. Relations between Taipei and the mainland had been tense since the end of their civil ... of the "one China framework" triggered a strong protest by Taiwan's pro-independence camp. The Democratic Progressive Party slammed the KMT for "kowtowing to China" and risking ...

  6. New premier to deal with two thorny issues

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that not only can its low-cost, labour-intensive industrial structure become technologically innovative and culturally creative, but its service industry can also become exportable,' Chen said. He ... Chen Bao-ji would address the issue. He dismissed local speculation that the Ma government had agreed to allow the imports in order to repay Washington for what the opposition camp in Taiwan ...

  7. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Return of Chen Shui-bian a dilemma for opposition party in Taiwan

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... have stayed silent on the issue for fear of losing support from the hard-core pro-independence camp and other Chen supporters. In a bid to get Chen's membership reinstated, a group of DPP ...

  8. News - China - MARITIME INCIDENT

    Taiwan curbs on the Philippines 'to cost HK$2.3b'

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... that the hiring freeze and a warning against visiting the Philippines were the most severe reprisals. Taiwan's Council of Labour Affairs said the hiring freeze included a refusal to approve ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan sanctions Philippines despite Aquino apology

    Posted May 15th 2013, 10:10am by AFP

    ... to ban new Filipino workers while appealing for calm. There are 87,000 Philippine workers in Taiwan and labour authorities said nearly 2,000 new applications to work are submitted monthly. ...

  10. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Ma must act now to remedy crisis management skills

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... a joint approach proposed by the mainland to put pressure on Manila- fearing harsh criticism from the local pro-independence camp and warnings from the US- the Ma government could perhaps consider ...




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