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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese playboy Justin Lee to appeal 80-year sentence for multiple rapes

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:46pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A well-known Taiwanese playboy vowed to appeal his conviction on Wednesday after he was sentenced to nearly 80 years in jail for raping and secretly filming ... the Taipei Times newspaper quoted witnesses as saying. Lee’s case was headline news in Taiwan in 2012 after local media reported that he had allegedly made sex videos of some models and actresses ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Britain has ‘moral obligation’ to speak up on Hong Kong, says former governor Chris Patten

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:45am

    ... Beijing made the decision on Sunday. Tokyo and Taipei also gave their views on the matter but London has yet to give any comment. The Kyodo News reported earlier that the Japanese government ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwan backs city's push for democracy

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Agence France-Presse and Xinhua

    ... of more than half the members of a pro-Beijing committee to stand. The Democratic Progressive Party, Taiwan's main opposition, also voiced regret at the decision. In Taipei, Hong Kong ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese playboy Justin Lee handed 80-year prison term for rape

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 05:15pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com High Court slaps wealthy scion with harshest sentence in years for sexually assaulting and taping 20 women In a rare decision, Taiwan’s ... The ruling came as a shock to Lee’s family as it dwarfed the Taipei district court’s decision last September to hand him an 18-year, six-month term. According to the High Court verdict, Lee brought ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by AGENCIES

    ... will be a decisive blow... Combating extreme terror organisations such as Islamic State takes determination and requires serious and unified support from the international community. Taipei ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... and leftists, carefully divided its paperwork: the rightists appealed to Taipei, the leftists to Beijing. As the Nationalist government had no diplomatic relations with Britain, however, it was left ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan to spend HK$19 billion on home-made missile defence against Beijing

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Purchase of locally made weapons is 'biggest procurement of its kind' in recent years, lawmaker says Taiwan plans to spend NT$74.8 billion (HK$19.4 ... 3 system could help intercept the mainland’s cruise missiles and counter the threats of its J-20 stealth fighter to strengthen Taiwan’s aerial defence capabilities. Tensions between Taipei ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - REDEFINING HONG KONG

    The business leaders who aren't worried about Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:47pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... Kong's property prices were higher, Kumar said. Partridge said Singapore and Taipei were competing with Hong Kong, and competition from mainland cities like Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou would ...

  9. News - China - DRUGS

    Shamed actor Ko Chen-tung faces criminal probe when he returns to Taiwan

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:18pm by WU NAN, Andrea Chen, Lawrence Chung

    ... Wu Nan in Beijing, Andrea Chen and Lawrence Chung in Taipei Shamed actor faces criminal probe Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung will face a criminal investigation when he returns to the island, ... to administrative punishment on the mainland, but marijuana is listed as a category 2 drug in Taiwan, meaning whoever is found using it will face criminal punishment," Taipei District Prosecutors' ...

  10. News - China

    Spy case against senior Taiwanese official won't harm Beijing ties, Ma says

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:04am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Spy case won't harm Beijing ties, Ma says Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou pledged yesterday that the island's relations ... in Taipei on September 10, despite media speculation that the mainland had halted further negotiations because it was unhappy with the spying allegations. A services trade pact between Taiwan ...




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