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  1. PLA hawks seek curbs on US over Taiwan arms

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Taiwan. Beijing immediately hit back at the arms sale with its standard rhetoric. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said yesterday the mainland had lodged a formal complaint with the United States. 'We urge the United States to recognise the serious harm that selling weapons to Taiwan would bring [to our relationship],' she said. Jiang said the US should stop selling Taiwan ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Taiwan performs well in war games, say defence officials

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... additional US Kidd-class destroyers in the battle was the key to the navy doing well in safeguarding the Taiwan Strait, they said. Taiwan has purchased four Kidd-class destroyers from the US, ... was not powerful enough to take Taiwan. Admiral Blair said Taiwan needed to develop various scenarios to counter any possible attacks as the mainland was capable of waging unconventional warfare against ...

  4. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... On proposals to rename West Kowloon Cultural District: Yi Long- I think it's ridiculous to spend money on something as simple as finding a name. Sam Ho- A total waste of money. The name isn't that important. What is most important is the content ...

  5. Taiwanese share concerns

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo Nearly half the people in Taiwan, a poll has found, think child-rearing is too expensive for them to have even one child. Of 1,216 residents of the island who responded ... in Taiwan put jobs before a child, and many fear that child-raising will affect their work. As in Hong Kong, the stress of living in a quick-paced society, long working hours and a desire ...

  6. Conspicuous quiet on South China Sea

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Beijing's well-worn line that issues to do with Taiwan and Tibet concerned 'China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and they represent China's core interests'. Regional ...

  7. Poorly Made in China

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by N. Jayaram

    ... N. Jayaram Poorly Made in China by Paul Midler Wiley, HK$200 James Mann's 2007 book, The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression, offered the perspective of a journalist and historian on the US political class voluntarily becoming mired in a deeper relationship with China. Now Paul Midler, who lived for many years on the mainland helping American companies ...

  8. Will Beijing pay the price for standing by dictators?

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines It is rare to find a dictator that Beijing does not like. The list of its best friends is impressive, stretching from North Korea to Zimbabwe and winding its way back through Muammar Gaddafi's Libya to the days when the murderous Khmer ...

  9. Ban on Lonely Planet book 'absurd'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan yesterday criticised the mainland for banning a Lonely Planet travel guidebook highlighting the island, calling the action 'absurd' and 'incredible'. 'It is absurd for the Chinese authorities to censor a guidebook just because it reflects reality,' acting Taiwan Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Phoebe Yeh Fei-bi said. ...

  10. In China's defence

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the possibility of an undefined security mechanism with Taiwan so as to ease concerns regarding cross-strait military security. That is probably moving further and faster than Taiwan is prepared ...




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