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  1. Winner a hot topic in Guangdong media

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... commentary, all the articles were sourced from the official Xinhua news agency and focused on Mr Ma's landslide victory, background and family, rather than touching on his political stance. ...

  2. Beijing 'in no rush' to push its Taiwan luck

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rebuilt the island's economy by improving cross-strait trade ties. But a breakthrough on the political front would be less likely. After his landslide victory over the weekend, Mr Ma said ...

  3. US Navy admiral in Beijing for talks

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the heels of Taiwan's legislative election on Saturday, when the relatively mainland-friendly Kuomintang scored a landslide victory. Analysts are cautious about whether the big win is a strong ...

  4. Ma rules out serving as KMT party chairman

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Taiwanese president-elect Ma Ying-jeou has rejected calls that he should also serve as Kuomintang chairman after he is inaugurated as president. The former Taipei mayor, who won a landslide victory in last month's presidential election, is dealing with mounting pressure as he maps out the structure of his administration and his relations with the party ...

  5. Ma faces 'super-heavy burden' as election victory made official

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... officially attesting his landslide victory in the March 22 poll. 'Though the election certificate is just a thin sheet of paper, it also means we are shouldering a super-heavy burden that needs ...

  6. Stocks shoot up on back of KMT victory

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of the Kuomintang, swept to a landslide victory in Saturday's presidential election, taking more than 7.6 million ballots to become the first directly elected president to gain so many votes. His DPP ...

  7. New KMT chief rules out early talks with Hu

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... he won a landslide victory in the May 16 election for KMT chairman, beating the speaker of the island's legislature, Wang Jin-pyng. KMT policy director Tseng Yung-chuan led a group ...

  8. Ma lobs goodwill ball back in Beijing's court

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate Not every election has significant international repercussions, to be sure. Some are scarcely noteworthy- even in the places where they occur. But, in March, there was a monster of an election in Taiwan and, last week, the landslide winner was celebrated in happy parties all over the globe. The island's new president, Ma Ying-jeou, gave a terrific inaugural speech ...

  9. A clean slate

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The landslide victory of Ma Ying-jeou ushers in a new era of hope for Taiwan- hope that the island can develop its economy rather than be bogged down in endless ethnic conflicts, hope for improved relations with the United States but, most of all, hope that cross-strait relations may finally improve after eight years of tension and suspicion. Beijing should ...

  10. Latest dispute over US residency 'could hurt Ma's presidential bid'

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's opposition Kuomintang presidential candidate, Ma Ying-jeou, has been revisited by a controversy over US residency that pundits say could dearly cost him. Although most analysts put Mr Ma ahead following his party's landslide win in this month's legislative elections, he has been plunged into a predicament that has put his ...




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