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  1. Dangerous differences on the status quo

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Ted Carpenter

    ... the danger. When US officials speak of the status quo, they mean a willingness by all parties to tolerate Taiwan's ambiguous political status indefinitely. In other words, the island should ... Ted Carpenter The cornerstone of Washington's policy on the contentious relationship between Taiwan and mainland China is that neither side should upset the status quo. Both Taipei ...

  2. Taiwanese military pulls out all stops in war games

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan flexed its military muscle yesterday in a live-fire drill simulating invasion by the mainland as part of the largest war games ever held on the island. The annual Han Kuang exercises, which started on Tuesday in central Taiwan, are being staged against the backdrop of a possible attack from the mainland as the pro-independence Taiwanese President ...

  3. First part of year offers chance for cross-strait talks

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in December and the presidential poll in March next year. The mainland would usually halt talks with Taiwan in the wake of such political activities, Dr Wu said. 'According to our assessment, ... Lawrence Chung continues his series on the state of play in Taiwan ahead of its upcoming elections The head of Taiwan's top mainland policy planning body sees a window of opportunity ...

  4. A missile launched into space but aimed at Taiwan

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... can confirm that the People's Liberation Army has only one mission- to do whatever possible to boost its preparedness for a military conflict over the Taiwan Strait. From Beijing's point of view, Taiwan's pro-independence movement is a clear and present danger and it is seriously worried that Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian could take steps to push ...

  5. HK's political reform an issue with far-reaching implications on Taiwan

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unfortunately, there is no hope of China embracing democracy in the near future. So the best scenario would be for China to allow a status quo in Taiwan and embark on its own democratic reforms. Allowing ... The issue of political reform in Hong Kong has been put centre stage by the government after the submission of a report on the matter to the Standing Committee of the National ...

  6. Taiwan braces for US warning on UN poll

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan is bracing for another stern warning from the United States against the island's plan to hold a controversial referendum on joining the United Nations in the name of 'Taiwan'. This time the warning is expected to be issued by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, according to Taiwanese media reports quoting unnamed sources from ...

  7. Taiwan's political play taints the Olympics

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The taint of politics in the Olympic Games has taken on many guises since it was famously exploited by Adolf Hitler. The German dictator ensured that the 1936 Berlin Olympics showcased fascism and highlighted his evil delusion of racial superiority. Sadly the annihilation of Nazi Germany did not end Olympic politics. It was relaunched after the war by water polo contestants from ...

  8. US opposes long-range missiles for Taiwan

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... constantly asked Taiwan and the mainland to maintain their status quo to ensure regional stability. Asked if the US felt it had been betrayed by recent pro-independence comments by Taiwanese ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Official says offensive weapons threaten stability and island should focus on defence Taiwan's plan to mass produce long-range missiles targeting the mainland ...

  9. An unsettling view of mainland ascent

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Glen Norris

    ... but it must be tried. The authors tend to overestimate the moral judgments and abilities of the US political establishment on this issue while underestimating the ability of the mainland and Taiwan ... years, it is conceivable the mainland will be bumping up against the US in terms of its economy's size and political influence. That scenario seriously concentrates the minds of those ...

  10. Japan make short work of Taiwan

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Japan went top of pool B on goal difference after they demolished Taiwan 12-0 in the preliminary round at the 6th Women's Asia Cup at King's Park last night. Both Japan and South Korea, the other leading team in the pool, will be looking to top the standings so as to avoid favourites China in the semi-finals. While yesterday's romp against Taiwan ...




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