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  1. Stepping up

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... architecture will assume new importance. This is not necessarily bad, but the downside is grave. While China may be revelling in its new, exalted status, it must also realise that power comes with responsibility. Already, China has won some respect within the international community. But it must be willing to accept additional responsibilities that reflect its new status, even though there are some ...

  2. Pact brings Taipei, Beijing closest since end of civil war

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Lawrence Chung

    ... Denise Tsang in Chongqing and Lawrence Chung in Taipei Beijing and Taipei have signed a landmark tariff-reduction trade pact, bringing the long-term political rivals to their closest point ... on intellectual property rights protection and co-operation. Chiang Pin-kung, chairman of Taiwan's semi-official Straits Exchange Foundation, said the trade pact was crucial in deepening cross-strait ...

  3. Gates to visit Beijing next year

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... with the Pentagon in February after the US sold arms to Taiwan. Liang also met Japanese counterpart Toshimi Kitazawa for an 'informal conversation' in a Hanoi hotel coffee shop. Japanese press ... sales to Taiwan- the reason Beijing put ties on ice in February- remained an obstacle to the military relationship and that that relationship was likely to develop gradually. Gates, meanwhile, ...

  4. Hu's US visit delayed amid raised tension

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... sales to Taiwan and Obama's meeting with the Dalai Lama. However, Hu and Obama talked on the sidelines of the two multinational summits. Again Obama invited Hu to visit when they met ...

  5. Ma gets warm welcome in US stopover as arms sales readied

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Francisco to communicate with US officials and congressmen and seek their understanding over a row on export of some US beef products to Taiwan. Ma's government signed a protocol with the US ... The action infuriated Washington, which has retaliated by postponing trade talks with Taiwan. Ma is also expected to try to persuade US officials to agree to new arms sales, including the more ...

  6. Stress on need for strong Sino-US military relations- with caveats

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Senior political leaders in Beijing also pursue contacts with the Department of Defence to elevate China's status as a regional and world power,' it says. 'In this context, ... the importance of ties to the broader relationship, says a new chapter of the report, which is delivered annually to the US Congress. Despite commitments from senior political and military leaders, ...

  7. Ma in vow over human rights

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... address yesterday on the Double Tenth holiday- which Taiwan celebrates as its national day- Ma declared he would set up a human rights committee under his office to oversee such issues. ... human rights in Taiwan. Ma's comments came a day after he urged Beijing to free jailed human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as soon ...

  8. 'Rights' and law collide

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Maggie Chen A political commentator has accused the Hong Kong government of bowing to political pressure from Beijing by stopping local activists who wanted to sail to the Diaoyu Islands ... sailors or had sailing qualifications. In a recent opinion piece in the South China Morning Post, political commentator Albert Cheng King-hon said the government had 'unashamedly tried ...

  9. Diaoyu activists have every right to protest

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Since then the sovereignty dispute has continued between mainland China, Taiwan and Japan, sometimes touching off ultranationalist, anti-Japanese sentiment. In the 1970s, Deng Xiaoping proposed ... the fishing boat. It is outrageous for the administration to send Food and Environmental Hygiene Department officers to use administrative measures to crack down on political activities. ...

  10. Beijing's move

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... they damage the Sino-American relationship. In the report, the Pentagon said that although cross-strait ties had continued to improve, the mainland's military build-up opposite Taiwan ... to be deployed in the vicinity of Taiwan. The report, without accusing Beijing, said that last year 'numerous computer systems around the world, including those owned by the US government, continued ...




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