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  1. State of flux

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... decades. In the Shanghai Communique, signed in 1972 by Nixon and premier Zhou Enlai, America declared: 'The United States acknowledges that all Chinese on either side of the Taiwan Strait maintain there is but one China and that Taiwan is a part of China. The United States government does not challenge that position.' Taiwan's president at the time, Chiang Kai-shek, agreed ...

  2. High-level visits signal renewed US interest in Taiwan

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the month- reflects the greater importance that Washington is attaching to Taiwan as it shifts its focus to Asia, pundits said. The American Institute in Taiwan, which serves as the de-facto United States embassy in Taipei, said Poneman will meet President Ma Ying-jeou, other top government officials and Taiwanese business leaders. Poneman will promote greater public and private sector ...

  3. 40pc rise in value of US arms package for Taiwan

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com The latest US arms sales package for Taiwan, which includes sophisticated radar gear for F-16 fighter jets, will be valued at up to US$5.85 billion, about 40 per cent higher than earlier estimates, the top official of ...

  4. News - China - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Bipartisan US promises please Taipei

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by LAWRENCE CHUNG IN TAIPEI

    ... on bipartisan support from the United States regardless of which candidate wins its presidential election in November. That was the message from Taipei after US President Barack Obama said during his ... of Taiwan". That sentence reiterates the Democratic Party's position on Taiwan stated four years ago. As such, US-Taiwan relations would remain more or less the same for the next four years ...

  5. Keeping Sino-US relations on track

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The dance is as familiar as it is dispiriting: another round of American arms sales to Taiwan announced, swiftly followed by angry words and suggestions of retaliation from Beijing. Like US claims of Chinese currency manipulation, the issue is hardly new, ...

  6. Fighter jet deal to put sino-U.S. ties to the test

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Sino-US ties are facing a further test with a decision looming in Washington over arms sales to Taiwan. Analysts say the dilemma for Beijing is whether to react as strongly as it did early last year. The Washington Ti ...

  7. On the strait and narrow

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com With Ma Ying-jeou being re-elected to lead Taiwan, Beijing and Washington can breathe more easily knowing that confrontations will be kept to a minimum between the two powers regarding issues over the island, analysts said yesterday. But analysts also expect trilateral relations between the mainland, the United States and Taiwan to become ...

  8. Political earthquake will reduce future shocks

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nations in the name of Taiwan. His efforts have provoked Beijing's wrath and alienated the island's most powerful unofficial ally, the United States. Cross-strait tensions have risen ... The Kuomintang's landslide victory in Taiwan's legislative elections is a seismic change in the island's domestic politics and will, it is hoped, mark the start of a process ...

  9. U.S. a tough trip for DPP chief

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwanese presidential candidate Dr Tsai Ing-wen has returned from a nine-day visit to the United States, during which she tried ... for speeches and dialogue with senior US officials including Deputy Secretary of State for management and resources Thomas Nides, and Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific affairs ...

  10. Two views on the Hu-Bush summit

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... state visit to the US? Beforehand, officials on both sides made painstaking efforts to ensure nothing could go wrong, and some Chinese scholars even played down expectations by saying Mr ... breakthroughs', it said. On the other hand, China's state-controlled media all played up a shining moment in Hu's trip- when he put on a baseball cap and hugged a representative of Boeing ...




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