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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Students vow to continue Taiwan parliament protest after deadline to meet demands ignored

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 03:29pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Students seek island-wide protests Taiwanese students occupying the Legislative Yuan called on people across the island to join their protest after the ruling party failed to meet their deadline to drop a free-trade pact with the mainland. The students urged people to gather at the legislature today and tomorrow and besiege ...

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    Taiwanese launch another protest over young conscript’s death

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 06:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Tens of thousands of Taiwanese took to the streets on Saturday in protest over the death of a young conscript who died from alleged abuse in the latest scandal to rock the island’s government. Singing a Taiwanese take on the revolutionary song “Do you hear the people sing?” from the hit musical Les Miserables , protesters rallied at a square near ...

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    Taiwanese fishermen burn Filipino flags in protest over shooting

    Posted May 13th 2013, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Angry Taiwanese fishermen burned Filipino flags in protest on Monday after the Philippine coastguard fired on a Taiwan fishing boat killing a crew member. Philippine President Benigno Aquino called for calm as tensions escalated between the two countries over last week’s incident in which the 65-year-old fisherman was shot dead. Hundreds of fishermen wearing ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou's Vatican trip, which Beijing barely protested, a success

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Central government refrains from making loud protests, as it has done in the past, but Foreign Ministry urges Holy See to end ties with Taiwan Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's ... and departure for Taiwan, according to the island's foreign ministry officials. Rather than protesting loudly as it has in the past, Beijing remained relatively silent on the trip. It did not lodge ...

  5. News - China

    Taiwanese protest against nuclear power plant

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 07:09pm by Associated Press in Taipei, Taiwan

    ... Associated Press in Taipei, Taiwan Tens of thousands of Taiwanese have protested to demand that the government scrap a US$10 billion nuclear power plant that is nearly complete and slated to begin operating in two years. Saturday’s protests were held in four cities. Many protesters chanted “We must not put the future of our children up for a vote.” The government says halting ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Protesters vent their fury at Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... economy. Shouting slogans and unfurling banners saying "People are furious" and "Step down, incompetent government", the protesters marched down Taipei's major streets and rallied in front of the Presidential Office. Dubbed Fury, the mass protest was led by the chairman of the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party, Su Tseng-chang, former DPP chairwoman Dr ...

  7. News - China

    Taiwan protests over new mainland passports

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com New travel documents feature pictures of popular Taiwanese scenic attractions Taiwan in protest over mainland passports Taiwan yesterday protested against the mainland for printing maps and pictures of the island in its new passports, calling their inclusion not only provocative but harmful to cross-strait relations. President Ma ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou won't lodge protest over Economist's 'bumbler' quip

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Taiwan has no plans to lodge a protest with British magazine The Economist for its article branding the island's president an "ineffectual bumbler", a spokesman for President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday. The spokesman, Fan Chiang Tai-chi, was rebuffing local media reports that Ma had instructed Taiwan's envoy to Britain to lodge a protest over ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands call for scrapping of nuclear plants in Taiwan

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the Japanese atomic crisis and scrap the island's nuclear facilities. Protesters waved placards and flags painted with slogans such as "No Nuke, No fear" and "No Nuke for Our ... Taipei," said high school student Lu Pei-ying. The Taipei protest, which took place as three other rallies were held simultaneously across the island, drew an estimated 50,000 people, according ...

  10. Tokyo says sorry for Diaoyus sinking after Taiwan protest

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... were improving. The apology came after 12 Taiwanese activists sailed to the Diaoyus accompanied by nine Taiwanese coastguard patrol boats to protest at last week's sinking, which followed ... Hsi-lin, leader of the activists. Japan lodged a protest with Taiwanese authorities over the intrusion into what it considers Japanese waters, and called for calm. Taiwan's de facto envoy ...




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