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  1. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Lessons to be learned from Taipei subway killings

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 03:41am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Cheng told police he picked that route because the long distance between stops would allow him to have more time to kill. The case, intensively covered by Taiwanese media, prompted non-stop ...

  2. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Protesting students need 101 class in democracy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 02:33am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of a service trade pact with the mainland saw tens of thousands of Taiwanese exercising utmost restraint to bring the demonstration to an admirably peaceful ending. Chanting "Safeguard ... president, responsible for all Taiwanese and not just students In the "wild lily" student movement of 1990, a group of students led 22,000 supporters through a six-day, sit-in at Chiang ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Ma Ying-jeou's hopes are likely nothing more than wishful thinking

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 04:46am by Lawrence Chung

    ... are likely just wishful thinking Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has described as "extraordinary" landmark meetings last week between a Taiwanese government envoy and his mainland ... talks in the peaceful development of cross-strait ties. Some Taiwanese analysts have regarded the historic meeting as the mainland's show of respect for Taiwanese as part of the family. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Verdict in corporal's death yet another blow to Ma Ying-jeou

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:58am by Lawrence Chung

    ... not have been forced to perform physical drills in the severe heat and humidity, according to the ministry. Perhaps Taiwanese authorities should consider adopting the jury system His death ... falls drastically short of people's expectations. Government interference in courts is of course loathsome. But perhaps Taiwanese authorities should consider adopting the jury system, which ...

  5. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Nanjing talks will take cross-straits ties to next level

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:22am by Lawrence Chung

    ... from Wang will be closely scrutinised back home. The pressure on Wang is inevitably intense, especially as the talks could usher an even more significant meeting between the Taiwanese President ... the talks he would bring such issues as setting up representative offices on the mainland and Taiwan, allowing humanitarian visits by family members of Taiwanese imprisoned or held in detention ...

  6. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Fear of mainland China cultural influences political claptrap

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung It's not just a one-way street, as Taiwanese singers and soap operas have been popular for decades across the strait Fear of mainland cultural influences political ... Taiwanese cable news channels devoted most, if not all, of their air time- originally meant for newscasts- to broadcasting the show's finale on April 12. That same night, it also became the big ...

  7. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Taiwan takes back seat in row over mainland air zone

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:26am by Lawrence Chung

    ... flight plans to Beijing before flying over the new zone. Taiwanese transport minister Yeh Kuang-shih said late last month the decision was made because of safety concerns and followed ... a sensitive territorial issue, saying it had no impact on Taiwan's sovereignty and would not impair the ability of Taiwanese forces to conduct air drills. Taiwanese defence minister Yen Ming also ...

  8. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Singer's flag incident shows lack of tolerance

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 03:48am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Taiwanese singer Deserts Chang says she never intended to make a political statement by holding up the island's flag at a concert in Britain this month. But the indie artist's action ... or traditional greeting cards- I don't think there would be a problem," she said, referring to the popular Taiwanese products mainland visitors buy while visiting the island. "To me, ...

  9. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Scandal offers lessons in democracy for Taiwan

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... The political feud between Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and his Kuomintang rival, legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng, has continued to captivate the public at home and abroad, with new twists coming ... influence-peddling investigation were improperly disclosed. Under Taiwanese law, divulging details of an ongoing investigation is an offence punishable by up to three years in jail. The investigation ended ...

  10. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    For Taiwan, 2013 was a miserable year of fakes

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 04:22am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Government needs to restore public faith after series of scandals on island Made miserable by fakes and frauds Taiwanese have ended the year with a vote of no confidence ... forum- all indicate Taiwanese people have found 2013 a miserable year. While the United Daily News said people taking part in its poll picked "fake" as the word of the year, PTT's ...




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