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  1. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Taiwan negotiator's alleged leaks to Beijing dent Ma Ying-jeou's image

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 04:03am by Lawrence Chung

    ... leaks of classified information to the mainland by a former senior Taiwan negotiator have not only focused attention on failure at the top of the island's political hierarchy but also ... Chang hit back. Council chairman Wang said he received a tip-off about Chang's alleged leaks and referred the case to the island's Investigation Bureau, igniting speculation that Chang ...

  2. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Months of protests take toll on island

    Posted May 14th 2014, 03:04am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Shops say rallies hurt business, students say they were the will of the people, but the voices of moderation were drowned out Months of protests take toll on island ... public distrust of the government. While the administration of the island's president, Ma Ying-jeou, has a lot of soul-searching to do over the roots of the distrust, certain actions it took ...

  3. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Time to allow 'traitor' Lin to come home

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:41am by Lawrence Chung

    ... for the first time since he defected to the mainland 35 years ago. The debate over whether to allow Lin to return to Taiwan to pay respects to his late father has stirred much controversy on the island and overseas over the past decade. In 1979, Taiwan-born Lin swam to the mainland coastal city of Xiamen from the outlying island of Quemoy, where he was stationed as an army officer. He left his ...

  4. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    What Tsai Ing-wen must do for shot at Taiwan's presidency

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:26am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung The likely new head of the opposition DPP needs a credible policy towards mainland if she is to contest next poll for island's top leader What Tsai must do for shot ... on the island. They also fear closer ties with the mainland pose a threat to Taiwan's democracy. Tsai must reform her party, and in particular end members' constant infighting. Although Tsai- ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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- ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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, ...




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