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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan-mainland affairs official sacked for ‘national security breach’

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:09pm by Agencies in Taipei and Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's efforts to improve relations with the mainland, which have already been hampered by massive student-led protests in Taipei earlier this year against closer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576896/taiwan-mainland-affairs-official-sacked-national-security-breach
  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ex-cross-strait official Chang Hsien-yao denies he is under investigation

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 03:19am by Andrea Chen

    ... second-highest-ranking official in 2012 and was in charge of culture and education, the agency said. He also played a key role in the signing of the trade pact with the mainland that sparked sweeping protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576385/ex-cross-strait-official-chang-hsien-yao-denies-he-under-investigation
  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    ‘I only followed instructions’: Sacked Taiwan official denies charges of spying for Beijing

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... four-day visit in June. Some observers said Chang's removal could complicate Ma's pro-Beijing push, which has already been hampered by major student-led protests in Taipei against a trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579124/i-only-followed-instructions-sacked-taiwan-official-fights-accusations-he
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan to seal off newly-built nuclear plant pending referendum on its future

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... protests Taiwan’s government said on Thursday it would seal off a nuclear power plant due to open next year but repeatedly attacked as unsafe by the public, pending a referendum on its future. ... and hold the referendum. In April, the government said it would halt construction after an estimated 28,500 protesters blockaded a main street in Taipei demanding the plant be scrapped. Police used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563462/taiwan-shutter-near-completed-nuclear-plant
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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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