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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands of pro-government supporters rally in Taipei to counter protests

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... There has been a series of protests against a controversial services trade pact with China and a contentious nuclear power plant. In the student-led demonstrations against the trade pact with China, protesters occupied parliament and also stormed the top government headquarters. Opponents say the services deal would damage Taiwan’s economy and leave it vulnerable to political pressure from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1504233/thousands-pro-government-supporters-rally-taipei-counter-protests
  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Beijing's top Taiwan man Zhang Zhijun visits island for first time

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:51pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung lawrence.chung@scmp.com Beijing's top official for Taiwan affairs is making first cross-strait visit, to try and get relations back on track after protests over a trade ... 2008. But Zhang's arrival comes just months after student protests in March over a trade pact threatened to derail efforts by the two governments to come to some agreement. Zhang is coming, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1539812/beijings-top-taiwan-man-zhang-zhijun-visits-island-first-time
  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan police use water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters and Lawrence Chung

    ... Reuters and Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Protesters vow to carry on with sit-ins and other acts of civil disobedience despite government concessions Premier 'sees no need' to amend referendum Police in Taiwan fired water cannons on Monday to disperse hundreds of anti-nuclear protesters refusing to give up their campaign despite a government pledge to halt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1499258/taiwan-uses-water-cannon-disperse-anti-nuclear-protesters
  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Top mainland official Zhang Zhijun meets key member of Taiwan's opposition DPP

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 02:46am by Lawrence Chung

    ... heard a number of different opinions or even encountered certain protests since his arrival on Wednesday. "I told him this is a pluralistic part of Taiwan's democracy," Chen said, ... spiritual movement banned by the mainland continued protests against Zhang. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1542109/top-mainland-official-zhang-zhijun-meets-key-member-taiwans-opposition
  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Fresh protests rock Taiwan's police and parliament

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 09:08am by Agence France Press in Taipei

    ... officers guarded the station. The protesters, mainly young people, posted signs reading “state violence” and “police violate constitution” on the station’s wall. There were also some minor scuffles between protesters and police. “If I made any mistakes I definitely will resign,” Fang told protesters. Around 200 people later walked to the parliament to continue their protest with a sit-in. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1477889/fresh-protests-rock-taiwans-police-and-parliament
  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taipei mayoral hopeful Sean Lien distances self from president Ma Ying-jeou over student protests

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:15am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taipei mayoral hopeful Sean Lien calls on island's leader to learn from protest students Ambitious Sean Lien moves out ... to help the younger generation. Lien is a generation older than the student protesters but believes he is in touch with their concerns. That may explain why he has won support among the students ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1466857/taipei-mayoral-hopeful-sean-lien-distances-self-president-ma-ying-jeou
  7. News - China Insider - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese protesters use Reddit to promote awareness of controversial China trade pact

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 08:37pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Protesters used the forum to introduce international audiences to the 'Sunflower Movement' Popular internet forum Reddit became a political tool ... of April 2, Chen Wei-ting, Oliver Cheng, Lin Yu-hsuan, and Sean Su hosted a thread on Reddit urging all forum users to ask them questions about the protests and demonstrations in Taiwan. All four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1464026/taiwanese-students-use-reddit-promote-awareness-controversial
  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan protest over trade pact won’t deter any Ma-Xi meeting

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 08:06pm by Reuters in Taipei

    ... Reuters in Taipei Mooted summit between Taipei and Beijing will not be jeopardised by ongoing protests against cross-strait trade agreement, Ma says Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou said on Saturday student protests over a controversial trade pact with the mainland will not affect the potential for a meeting with President Xi Jinping. Taiwan’s parliament building has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1460380/taiwan-protest-over-trade-pact-wont-deter-any-ma-xi-meeting
  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    President Ma Ying-jeou, protesters agree talks over Taiwan political crisis

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:26pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... more than 100 people were injured when police used water cannon to clear 2,000 protesters who had also stormed a government building nearby. Watch: Taiwan riot police dislodge protesters ... said yesterday. She said Ma hoped the talks would end the stand-off so the legislature could return to normal. "Even after protesters violently stormed the Executive Yuan Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1456979/president-protesters-agree-talks-over-taiwan-political-crisis
  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    More than 150 injured as police evict student protesters from Taiwan parliament

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by Lawrence Chung, AP, AFP, Reuters

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and wire agencies lawrence.chung@scmp.com Government HQ occupied in protest More than 150 people were injured and 61 students arrested after riot police armed with batons and water cannon waded in to break up a protest over a trade pact with China at Taiwan's parliament in the early hours of Monday. Seven waves of police brandishing riot shields ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1455773/taipei-student-protesters-occupy-government-hq-ransack-cabinet-office

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