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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan lawmakers brawl over China trade agreement

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 07:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan legislators scuffle as opposition claims latest deal with mainland threatens economy Lawmakers brawl over trade pact Taiwan's parliament descended into chaos yesterday as a punch-up broke out between lawmakers over a trade agreement with the mainland. Television footage of the fighting- broadcast live nationwide- showed one ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan cabinet's plan for vetting cross-strait pacts fails to convince foes

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 03:55am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the cabinet and the National Security Council- that must approve any pact before it can become law. Officials involved in the negotiations for a proposed pact must brief lawmakers, opinion leaders, ... increase scrutiny on such agreements, saying that lawmakers should revisit their own proposals instead. Lin Chun-hsien, a DPP spokesman, said that the bill did not contain rules on aborting ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan activists peacefully exit parliament after weeks-long occupation

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 12:00pm by Minnie Chan, Adrian Wan

    ... Kuomintang lawmakers claimed Wang's stance violated the party's political rules. Li told Siew Beijing was willing to share its development opportunities with Taiwan first, and extend its ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Advert by ‘Hundreds of Hongkongers’ warns Taiwan against trade ‘Sinolisation’

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 02:01pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung in Taipei

    ... HK$100 already,” said Tam, who would only reveal the ad cost “a few ten thousand dollars”. Gary Fan Kwok-wai, a lawmaker of the NeoDemocrats, is also among the signatories. ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou yields to calls for scrutiny of future mainland Chinese pacts

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... cause too serious damage to Taiwan." But he accepted that future agreements should be monitored under a legal framework. He urged lawmakers of both the governing and opposition parties ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Anti-trade pact occupation of Taiwan parliament was 'months in the making'

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 10:00pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... would not be given a line-by-line review by lawmakers, and the party would instead seek to ratify the agreement in its entirety. Late on Tuesday, about 200 students slipped past security ... lawmaker Chang Ching-chung, who announced the review reversal. The protest has attracted attention from some Hong Kong activists who back the "Occupy Central" protest, planned ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    'Occupy parliament' students give Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou a deadline to stop China trade deal

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Lawrence Chung

    ... which was formed in September to oppose the trade agreement signed in June by Beijing and Taipei. KMT lawmaker Chang Ching-chung, who had led a joint committee meeting on how to carry out ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan legislature to probe influence-peddling claims against lawmakers

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... lawmakers' phones. Investigators have released wiretap transcripts appearing to show Ker calling Wang for help and Wang in turn lobbying former justice minister Tseng Yung-fu for leniency ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou risks splitting Taiwan’s KMT, lawmakers warn

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Lawmakers warn of major party rift if Ma demands the ousting of legislative speaker, whom he accuses of influence-peddling Meddling claims ... against the acquittal of prominent opposition lawmaker Ker Chien-ming in a breach-of-trust case. Yesterday, Premier Jiang Yi-huah - a Ma ally - weighed in, saying Wang should resign because his ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    'Unhappy' divorcee rams Taiwan's presidential office in a truck

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:50am by Lawrence Chung

    ... something to make himself known. The incident prompted lawmakers from both sides of the political divide to question the adequacy of security measures around the Presidential Office. Ma ordered a thorough investigation. Some opposition lawmakers have criticised the Ma government for failing to improve the island's economy, causing some people to lose hope. ...




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