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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese naval drill stokes tension with the Philippines

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... "The drill is aimed at practising joint patrols between the navy and the coastguard in protecting our fishermen, as well as maritime rescue operations," Taiwanese defence ministry spokesman Luo Shou-he said. The drill is aimed at practising joint patrols between the navy and the coastguard in protecting our fishermen, as well as maritime rescue operations Luo declined ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's cabinet accepts minister's resignation over Kaohsiung gas blasts

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by Reuters

    ... economics minister and Kaohsiung city government officials, also submitted their resignations on Thursday. Central and local government authorities have been in dispute over compensation ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan and Japan to sign more agreements after fishing pact

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 08:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan and Japan will sign agreements covering e-commerce and patents in Taipei on Tuesday, in another sign of their closer ties, following a pact over fishing rights in disputed East China Sea waters, officials said. The five agreements to be signed also include pharmaceutical codes, railway cooperation and maritime and airborne search ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan sanctions Philippines despite Aquino apology

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

    ... it can stand tough in maritime disputes. “Taipei wants to send a signal that it cannot be belittled and that its people should not be harmed,” said George Tsai, a political scientist ... aimed at defending its fishermen in waters near a Philippine island. Maritime tensions are already high over rival claims in the South China Sea, adjacent to where last Thursday’s shooting took ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan protests Chinese passports over territory claim

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 06:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan on Friday protested after China started issuing new passports with maps that feature two of the island’s most famous scenic spots as part of Chinese territory. Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou urged China not to “unila ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma backs Taiwan protesters over disputed islands

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 03:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday voiced support for dozens of Taiwanese boats that entered territorial waters around bitterly disputed East China ... the the disputed islands claimed by Taipei, Tokyo and Beijing. “President Ma supports the fishermen’s patriotic actions and acknowledges the coastguard for claiming our sovereignty while protecting ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    President Ma Ying-jeou, protesters agree talks over Taiwan political crisis

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:26pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... criticism from the media in Taiwan for refusing to talk to the students. On Monday, the US State Department urged dialogue, hoping the dispute could be resolved civilly. The students occupied ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's military drills in disputed waters to step up pressure on Manila

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... responsible for the killing, and negotiate a bilateral pact to prevent a recurrence of fishing disputes. The Ma government said it would impose labour and other economic sanctions if Manila failed ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan warns Japan against nationalising disputed islands

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 07:54pm by Associated Press in Pengchia

    ... of a disputed chain in the East China Sea. Escorted by warplanes and naval vessels, President Ma Ying-jeou flew by military helicopter to Taiwan’s Pengchia Islet, which lies off northern Taiwan, only about 140 kilometres west of the disputed chain. The chain – known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China – is controlled by Japan but also claimed by the mainland and Taiwan, and has been ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Pact is not just for trade, but peace: Ma

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 04:57am by LAWRENCE CHEUNG

    ... by force, he believed that institutionalising cross-strait reconciliation, increasing Taiwan's international value as a peacemaker in regional disputes and keeping an effective defence force ...




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