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  1. News - China - MARITIME INCIDENT

    Beijing caught in the crossfire over killing of Taiwanese fisherman

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... and Taipei, triggered by the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coastguard, has presented Beijing with a dilemma. Should it take firm action to back up the island or stick to verbal ... spokesman Yang Yi said it was an "obligation" for the mainland to protect the safety and interests of Taiwanese compatriots. "The mainland supports all efforts to protect the rights ...

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    Taiwanese prosecutor indicted for covering up gambling

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 02:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A Taiwanese prosecutor was indicted on Friday on corruption charges for allegedly taking bribes to cover up gambling businesses, in the latest scandal to hit ... in the judiciary,” the SID statement said. Under Taiwanese law, corruption charges carry the maximum sentence of life in prison. Taiwan has been rocked by a string of high-profile corruption cases involving ...

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    Taiwanese police arrest tomb raider

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 05:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Police in Taiwan have arrested a suspected grave robber thought to have stolen gold jewellery worth more than half a million dollars from hundreds of tombs across the island, a report said on Saturday. The man, identified on ...

  4. 5 Taiwanese die in boat accident in Vietnam

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 09:31pm by Associated Press in Hanoi and Manila

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi and Manila Five Taiwanese tourists died when their cruise boat collided with another vessel on Wednesday in Vietnam’s scenic Halong Bay, a hospital official ... and is renowned for its around 3,000 limestone islands. In a separate incident, a boat carrying 30 Taiwanese tourists capsized in the central Philippines, killing three of them, officials say. Coastguard ...

  5. Taiwanese firms gain legal umbrella

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the cross-strait investment-protection pact would provide a legal umbrella for Taiwanese businesses and their operations on the mainland. The pact will be applied retroactively to ongoing trade disputes and other commercial rights cases. And it is expected to further decrease the number of Taiwanese businesses that use external bases, including Hong Kong, to channel their investments ...

  6. Sweeteners coming for Taiwanese firms on the mainland

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Beijing will give Taiwanese businesses operating on the mainland more sweeteners in the next five years. The 12th five-year plan, a draft of which was released yesterday, says ... Co-operation Framework Agreement, by the two sides last year. The draft says Beijing will 'actively support the transformation and upgrading of Taiwanese enterprises on the mainland', ...

  7. Specialist predicts good year ahead for Taiwanese market

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Peter Tang Yin-yee is looking forward to next year's Taiwanese presidential elections for more reasons than one. He said March, 2008 could well be the turning point for the island's stocks, with the presidential elections providing the impetus for investors to return to the Taiwanese market currently outperformed by other regional bourses. 'No matter who is going ...

  8. KMT official thanks Taiwanese in Shanghai on warming visit

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... relations across the strait. Mr Chiang, who will become the top negotiator of the Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), expressed his gratitude to Shanghai-based Taiwanese businessmen ... with mainland officials during this visit, saying it was just a trip to meet Taiwanese businessmen. There was speculation that Mr Chiang would meet Yang Xiaodu, who is in charge of public relations ...

  9. Taiwanese urged to stay away by scholars

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Academics at an officially backed Beijing conference yesterday called on Taiwanese people to shun tomorrow's march against the Anti-Secession Law, branding ... attended. 'Academics [at the conference] called on Taiwanese people to distinguish right from wrong, and not to take part in activities that would upset cross-strait relations organised ...

  10. Taiwanese executives take flight of fancy

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu The historic flights proved irresistible for 78 Taiwanese businessmen who took half a day off from work on the mainland to fly to the island and back again. The executives from Taiwanese business associations based in Guangdong cities including Dongguan, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen, boarded a China Southern Airlines flight to return to the island. 'We have been waiting ...




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