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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Next in cross-strait dialogue: Taiwan's status?

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 08:00pm by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says both Beijing and Taipei now appear ready to broach political dialogue, with no less than the island's status at stake New territory After five years ... offices on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, which is now under consideration, would be of great political significance. "The nature of the cross-strait representative offices ...

  2. News - China Insider - CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

    Global Times warns Taiwan against 'morbid nostalgia' for Chiang Kai-shek era

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 05:43pm by James Griffiths

    ... READ MORE: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou calls on Beijing to move towards democracy Today’s China is better off “both in overall national strength and international status” than the China ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com As Taiwan celebrated its 103rd National Day on Friday, the island received a rare “treat”: an editorial by the Communist Party-affiliated Global ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Mainland China should move towards democracy, Taiwan's president says

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 03:42pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Foundation. Ma has vowed to maintain the status quo of no unification, no independence and no use of force under the constitutional framework of "the Republic of China", Taiwan's official title. Since he took office in 2008, his policy to engage Beijing has led to rapid improvements in relations and the signing of 21 economic and non-political agreements between Taiwan ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Ruling on Hong Kong poll a hammer blow to Taiwan reunification hopes

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Beijing's tough stance on Hong Kong has only hardened Taiwan's resolve to maintain the status quo A hammer blow for reunification ... Tsai Wei, a political science professor at Chinese Culture University in Taipei, said it would be hard for Hong Kong to copy the success of Taiwan in fighting for democracy, given ...

  5. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

    'One country, two systems' right formula for Taiwan, Xi Jinping reiterates

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:33am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Xi: ‘Two systems’ model right for Taiwan President Xi Jinping yesterday revived the idea of Taiwan and the mainland uniting under ... Ying-jeou flatly rejected the idea, saying it was "unacceptable" because it would cost the island its sovereignty. Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council and its Executive Yuan also issued ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Residents upset US visa-free status continues to evade HK

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Residents unhappy over US move to grant Taiwan visa-free status while denying HK the same right despite years of lobbying Upset over no U.S. visa waiver ... Taiwan was approved... Hong Kong is also very strong in," he said. "My private speculation is they don't know how to handle mainland Chinese with [Hong Kong] resident status ...

  7. News - China - GAY RIGHTS

    Tens of thousands march for gay rights in Taiwan

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 07:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... from Taiwan and abroad waved placards reading “equal marriage rights” and “support gay marriage” as they marched through the capital for the 12th annual “Walk in Queers’ Shoes” parade. Gay and lesbian groups in Taiwan, one of Asia’s more liberal societies, have been urging the government for years to legalise same-sex marriage. Parliament started reviewing a bill on the issue last year. ...

  8. Even fewer nations vote for Taiwan in 12th bid to join UN

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... condemned Taiwan's UN bid as a political ploy aimed at creating an independent Taiwan. 'The Taiwanese authorities should stop such political tricks and return to the one-China ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taipei yesterday expressed regret over the UN refusal to include the island's bid for membership on the General Assembly agenda- the 12th time in a row Taiwan has ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan mayoral challengers take fight for votes to KMT strongholds

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:48am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Challengers take fight for votes to KMT strongholds The Kuomintang is fighting a tough campaign for local elections in Taiwan next month in a vote seen as the prelude to the 2016 presidential poll. ... municipality mayors. The vote is Taiwan's biggest ever poll and the elections for the mayors of six special municipalities are seen as the most important and most fiercely fought of all the local ...

  10. News - China

    Pilot killed after two Taiwan air force training jets collide mid-air

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:30pm

    ... southern Taiwan Two Taiwan air force jets collided mid-air during a routine training flight in southern Taiwan on Tuesday, killing one pilot, the air force said. The accident occurred shortly after ... at 11:10am, an air force officer said. “Code 0815 crashed in a banana farm in Chikuan and the pilot was hospitalised,” said Wang Chou-hsuan, political warfare director of the air force. Police said ...




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