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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Protests and infighting may sting Taiwan's Kuomintang party in elections, analysts say

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:42am

    ... of the Sunflower movement can be seen in November’s elections,” said National Taiwan University political science Professor Wang Yeh-li. That month, voters will elect the mayors of five major cities, ... of Taiwan’s student-led protests will take their toll on the ruling Kuomintang party in upcoming local government elections, according to analysts. If the century-old party fails to learn lessons from ...

  2. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou says 'One country, two systems' not relevant to Taiwan

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:25pm by Chris Luo

    ... narrative still regards the island country Taiwan as part of its province. “One country, two systems” was a principle formulated to allow certain regions to retain their political and economic ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou said the “one country, two systems” model in Hong Kong is "irrelevant" to Taiwan amid a storm of debate regarding ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwanese activists who planned to join July 1 rally denied entry to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 06:38pm by Phila Siu, Ernest Kao

    ... accusations of political motives. Lin Chi-hua, an academic at Soochow University in Taipei who is close to the pan-democrats in Hong Kong, and Chen Wei-ting, a leading figure in the Sunflower movement that mobilised thousands to occupy Taiwan's legislative to stop a trade services deal with the mainland, had flown in separately. Alliance for True Democracy proposal wins Occupy Central poll ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Finance Committee unlikely to clear funding backlog amid political stalemate

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Lawmakers unlikely to approve a backlog of requests before end of current session as they refuse to agree on how they should be handled Funding locked in stalemate over agenda The backlog in the legislature's Finance Co ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou criticised by both opposition and political ally

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan's leader criticised by pro-independence opposition and a key political support group Ma under fire from all sides over ... Beijing's position that both Taiwan and the mainland belong to China. "It has nothing to do with what Taiwan has said- that it would trigger disputes and change the cross-strait status ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Organisers of July 1 democracy rally claim their arrests are 'political persecution'

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 11:02am by JOYCE NG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung Arrested rally leaders claim ‘political persecution’ Five members of July 1 march organiser the Civil Human Rights Front arrested yesterday for leading the democracy rally at a snail's pace denounced the police action as "political persecution". They had earlier accused the police of causing a bottleneck by refusing to open more lanes ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Zhang's agenda during visit to Taiwain indicates growing clout of DPP

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:41am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung lawrence.chung@scmp.com Zhang's agenda indicates DPP's clout The agenda of the mainland's cross-straits ambassador, Zhang Zhijun, on his visit to Taiwan ... Progressive Party, in southern Taiwan. What's more, DPP chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen told the media that she was willing to meet Zhang at the the party's headquarters without any preconditions. ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng publishes his political memoir – but fails to cover his role in Tiananmen crackdown

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:12pm by Keith Zhai

    ... events only up to 1983 and omits the highly-sensitive episodes of his later political career, has 16 chapters, 130 pictures and runs to 490,000 words, Xinhua said. The state-run news agency ... In the diary, he said the Three Gorges Dam would always continue to his chief political legacy. His family is regarded as continuing to be influential in the mainland’s electricity sector. But in recent ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing unmoved by massive rally turnout, say advisers

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by Gary Cheung, Adrian Wan and Kwong Man-ki

    ... escalates Beijing is unmoved by massive rally turnout Beijing is unlikely to make concessions on political reform despite demands by hundreds of thousands of people who joined the July ... environment," he said. The People's Bank of China said Hong Kong was the largest offshore renminbi market and should value this status. "The [renminbi] business is a good piece of pie. If you ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Yu Zhengsheng seeks 'civilian-level dialogue' to broach political discussions with Taiwan

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 03:48am by Lawrence Chung, Teddy Ng, Adrian Wan

    ... in Taiwan Yu Zhengsheng, a member of the Communist Party's top leadership overseeing Taiwan affairs, yesterday called for more "civilian-level" political dialogue to help realise Beijing's goal of cross-strait reunification. Speaking at the annual Taiwan work conference in Beijing, Yu- the chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and a member ...




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