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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Verdict in corporal's death yet another blow to Ma Ying-jeou

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:58am by Lawrence Chung

    ... implicated in the death of Hung Chung-chiu were handed jail sentences of between three to eight months. The ruling angered Hung's family and rights groups on the island, and drove deeper the wedge between the public and the administration of the island's president, Ma Ying-jeou. Hung, 24, died of multiple organ failure on July 4 after being forced to undergo solitary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1446653/verdict-corporals-death-yet-another-blow-ma-ying-jeou
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Ma Ying-jeou's hopes are likely nothing more than wishful thinking

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 04:46am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Recent talks may have lulled Taiwan president into believing Beijing is closer to accepting the island's sovereignty, but reality is far from that Ma's hopes ... At Sun's mausoleum in Nanjing- the Nationalists' capital before they fled to the island after being defeated by the Communists- Wang publicly declared Taiwan's official title- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1430531/ma-ying-jeous-hopes-are-likely-nothing-more-wishful-thinking
  3. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Nanjing talks will take cross-straits ties to next level

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:22am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in Taiwan will be on landmark talks in Nanjing next month between the island's Mainland Affairs Council chairman Wang Yu-chi and his mainland counterpart Zhang Zhijun from the Taiwan Affairs ... Wang will lead a 20-member delegation to Nanjing on February 11 composed of officials from his council, the island's top organisation formulating policy on relations with the mainland. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1416087/nanjing-talks-will-take-cross-straits-ties-next-level
  4. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Urinal row shows decisive leadership is no piddling matter

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 04:03am by Lawrence Chung

    ... mismanagement. The newspapers naturally picked up the story. That is how it landed on the desk of the island's premier, Jiang Yi-huah, a Kuomintang ally of Ma's. The premier was reportedly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1405765/urinal-row-shows-decisive-leadership-no-piddling-matter
  5. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    For Taiwan, 2013 was a miserable year of fakes

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 04:22am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Government needs to restore public faith after series of scandals on island Made miserable by fakes and frauds Taiwanese have ended the year with a vote of no confidence ... results showed their voters chose "Alas, three more years to go". PNN highlighted the phrase "ghost island", meaning a place not worthy to live in. All these words, full ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1384695/taiwan-2013-was-miserable-year-fakes
  6. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Taiwan takes back seat in row over mainland air zone

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:26am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in row over mainland air zone Beijing's demarcation of an air defence identification zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea that covers the disputed Diaoyu Islands has left Taiwan in an awkward ... the government of President Ma Ying-jeou is willing to do to deal with the situation. The Diaoyu, or Senkaku, islands have been claimed by Japan, Taiwan and the mainland. The new ADIZ also partly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1372306/taiwan-takes-back-seat-row-over-mainland-air-zone
  7. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Singer's flag incident shows lack of tolerance

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 03:48am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Taiwanese singer Deserts Chang says she never intended to make a political statement by holding up the island's flag at a concert in Britain this month. But the indie artist's action ... or traditional greeting cards- I don't think there would be a problem," she said, referring to the popular Taiwanese products mainland visitors buy while visiting the island. "To me, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1360680/singers-flag-incident-shows-lack-tolerance
  8. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    After missteps by Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou, more shoes fly in his direction

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 10:50pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... during a lecture at Cambridge University in Britain in 2009, the Taiwanese leader has not been hit by any of the island's shoe hurlers. But it hasn't been for lack of trying. Ma ... was engaged in a political fight with his long-time Kuomintang rival, speaker of the island's legislature Wang Jin-pyng, that left him little time to deal with the growing public unhappiness over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1348611/after-missteps-taiwans-ma-ying-jeou-more-shoes-fly-his-direction
  9. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Scandal offers lessons in democracy for Taiwan

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung The attempt by the island's president to unseat the legislative speaker shows how easily political attacks can go awry Scandal offers lessons in democracy for Taiwan The political feud between Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and his Kuomintang rival, legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng, has continued to captivate the public at home and abroad, with new twists coming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1327448/scandal-offers-lessons-democracy-taiwan
  10. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou pays price for heavy-handed politicking

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... In contrast to the swift ousting of Wang, no rapid punitive measures were taken by the KMT against former Ma aides charged with corruption. Fourth, poor handling of the island's economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1311877/taiwans-ma-ying-jeou-pays-price-heavy-handed-politicking

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