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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 ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan workers throw eggs at police in protest over economy

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 07:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Taipei Taiwanese workers pelted police with eggs on Sunday as thousands took to the streets demanding the government change economic policies which they say favour big business. “Up to 5,000 eggs were thrown to vent our anger,” Lin Tze-wen, the spokesman for the protest, said at the end of the march. The protest ended at the presidential office square, ...

  3. News - China

    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 ...

  4. News - China

    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 ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

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

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

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Central government refrains from making loud protests, as it has done in the past, but Foreign Ministry urges Holy See to end ties ... officials. Rather than protesting loudly as it has in the past, Beijing remained relatively silent on the trip. It did not lodge any protest with Italy for allowing Ma in, but a Foreign Ministry ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Protesters vent their fury at Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou

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

    ... Protesters vent their fury at Ma Tens of thousands of Taiwanese yesterday took to the streets, demanding a cabinet reshuffle to improve what they described as their "unbearably miserable ... 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 ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan holds first Chinese music concert amid anti-Beijing protests

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 05:50pm by AFP

    ... and Taiwan perform before screaming fans on Saturday, but also drew dozens of anti-China protesters. They chanted pro-independence slogans and waved anti-Beijing banners outside the stadium, ... against Taiwan people and we’re here to voice our desire that we don’t want to be ruled by [Beijing],” said protester Tsai Ting-kui, according to the Liberty Times. Beijing still insists Taiwan ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Workers pelt police with eggs in Taipei protest

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 06:07pm by AFP

    ... of Independent Trade Union. Chu said 3,000 turned out for the protest, double the original forecast, in what he called a sign that times are hard for workers. A police estimate was not available. ...

  10. 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 ...




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