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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. US is not obliged to defend Taiwan: official

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The United States is not required to defend Taiwan if Beijing launches a war against the island, according to a leading US official. The remarks by Deputy Secretary of State ... Taiwan as the biggest landmine in Sino-US relations. Asked whether the US would defend Taiwan in the event of an attack, Mr Armitage said: 'We have the requirement with the Taiwan Relations ...

  4. Outcome likely to bring mixed results for mainland

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for potential conflict over Taiwan and ties will be further strained as our economy gets stronger.' Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, professor of political science at City University of Hong Kong, backed ... term for George W. Bush would bring improved political relations with the US but poorer economic and security outlooks. Hong Kong will continue to ride on the mainland's economic ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Cross-strait stage set for 'inevitable' political talks

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said, noting a recent comment by Wang Yi, director of the mainland's Taiwan Affairs Office, that economic and political talks could take place simultaneously. But Shaw predicted ... Kong-based political commentator Johnny Lau Yui-siu said Beijing was likely to push for political talks with Taiwan in the second half of Ma's term, given that it would not want to deal ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Xi warns Taiwan on '1992 consensus'

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the Hong Kong government and a local group promoting cross-strait ties. 'In the past, mainland military and political leaders believed a war with Taiwan was inevitable because ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Vice-president Xi Jinping yesterday warned that all agreements made with Taiwan would become invalid if it failed to recognise the so-called 1992 ...

  10. Status quo will not change, says policy chief

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Chen's government had nothing to do with changing the status quo. He said it was aimed at improving the confusing political and government systems in Taiwan so they could fit in with current ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Joseph Wu says decision to scrap unification body not linked to independence Taiwan has no intention of changing the cross-strait status quo, despite ...




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