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    Top mainland Chinese official Zhang Zhijun arrives in Taipei to sound out public

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:11am by Lawrence Chung

    ... The mainland's top official in charge of Taiwan affairs yesterday had his first personal experience of everyday life on the island and said it would help him better understand local attitudes towards cross-strait relations. "As head of the Taiwan Affairs Office, this is very important to me, especially when most of my colleagues have visited Taiwan before," Zhang Zhijun said during his ...

  2. Beijing opposes trip to Taiwan by Dalai Lama

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to Taiwan. 'Obviously this is not for the sake of disaster relief. It's an attempt to sabotage the hard-earned good situation in cross-strait relations.' While the impact of the visit on cross-strait ties is uncertain, the person likely to emerge the biggest winner is the woman who engineered the move- Chen Chu, pro-independence mayor of the southern city of Kaohsiung. The DPP's ...

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    Tsai Eng-meng lived up to his bulldog reputation with Next purchase

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... is from Taiwan and he loves his homeland as much as any other person in Taiwan does. "About cross-strait relations, like the mainstream opinion in Taiwan, I hope through consistent exchanges ... is embroiled in a lawsuit with the company's executive director, James Shing Pan-yu, and its major investor, Shing's relative Wong Ching, accusing them of mismanaging the business. ...

  4. Chen aide implicated in Taiwan graft case

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... related to the case if freed,' said Chen Yun-nan, spokesman for a special investigation taskforce under the Supreme Prosecutors Office. The request was pending last night. Mr Lin ... was responsible for approving expense claims related to a special state fund allocated to Mr Chen for public spending during his 2000-2008 presidency. Mr Chen's office sternly rejected ...

  5. I could not die in peace if convicted of graft, says Chen

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of about NT$300 million related to a science park land-purchase project and taking NT$91.8 million in kickbacks to help a contractor win a bid for a large government exhibition centre construction ... The hearing began with Chen's defence lawyers demanding that the court postpone the session as they did not have enough time to read all the prosecutors' documents related to the charges. ...

  6. Envoy's visit highlights island's divide

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... as it was in the eyes of both sides, has underscored the serious political divide between the Taiwanese people over cross-strait issues. Mr Chen- head of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait ... Former vice-president Annette Lu Hsiu-lien said yesterday that while she approved of the visit by Mr Chen, she was greatly disappointed with Mr Ma's performance. 'I personally do ...

  7. I didn't embezzle a cent, former first lady claims

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Former Taiwanese first lady Wu Shu-chen denied she had used government money for personal purposes during a face-off in court with the family's former chief ... to keep the funds,' Wu said. She argued that although the money was kept in her safe at the presidential residence, she had clearly separated the funds from her personal money ...

  8. Chen denied delay of graft trial

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... arguing that defence lawyers were not given enough time to read more than 100 documents related to the charges. Chen was indicted in November on charges of receiving bribes in two land-development ... to be released on bail, saying it was unfair for him to be detained ahead of the trial. 'We have asked that the court immediately release the defendant to uphold his personal freedom ...

  9. Taiwan eases curbs on tourism by individuals

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... effective, but a person in the government close to the situation said that if everything went smoothly, such tourists could start arriving as early as next month. Taiwan has opened up to mainland tourists since last July as part of the efforts of mainland-friendly President Ma Ying-jeou to improve cross-strait relations and increase the island's tourism revenue. Up to 3,000 mainland ...

  10. Ill Taiwanese man did not have swine flu

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... deputy director of Taiwan's Centre for Disease Control, referring to 'persons under investigation' because they had flu symptoms or contact with suspected patients, or had ... to leave the hospital, but he still needs medication to treat his flu, which is not related to H1N1,' Mr Shih said. The businessman, identified by his surname, Chiu, created a panic ...




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