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  1. Taiwan cries foul as UN bid torpedoed

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei An indignant Taiwan decried the United Nations' latest rejection of its bid for a seat on the world body as unfair yesterday after it was torpedoed by objections ... with a peacekeeping mission, could not turn a blind eye to the growing military threat posed by the mainland. The mainland denied it poses a threat to Taiwan, citing the healthy trade and investment volume ...

  2. 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

    ... of the leaders of the Black Island Nation Youth Front, which is co-ordinating the effort. About 200 students seized the parliamentary chamber on Tuesday, and more than 2,000 have surrounded the building ...

  3. Beijing's Haiti snub riles Taipei

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of the United Nations Security Council, Beijing could veto the council's decision to extend a peacekeeping mission in Haiti. In the middle of last month, Mr Hu assured the honorary chairman ...

  4. Xi urges Asian nations to co-operate

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... global actions to tackle climate change with the utmost resolve and a most active attitude, and have acted in line with the United Nations' principle of common but differentiated ... The nations should further open up to each other and firmly oppose all forms of protectionism, Xi said in the keynote speech. The forum has been held in the southern province of Hainan annually since ...

  5. News - China

    Taiwan develops ‘smart’ munitions against China

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 08:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... jets. The island nation began developing its own smart weapons after the United States- Taiwan’s main arms supplier- refused to sell them guided bombs. Taiwan’s air force plans to upgrade 60 ... to use, they say. The China Times said the refusal to sell JDAMs to Taiwan by United States had prompted the island to develop the offensive weapon on its own. Ties between Taiwan and its giant ...

  6. Taiwan's UN postmarks 'will be rejected'

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Beijing hit back yesterday at Taipei's move to stamp mail with a postmark supporting the island's bid to join the United Nations, saying it would reject any letter or package bearing it. As a result, Taiwan Post apparently retreated from the scheme, saying that starting tomorrow, mail would bear the postmark only at the customer's request. Up to yesterday, ...

  7. News - China - DEALS

    HK$4.7b deal to sell Jimmy Lai's Taiwan unit postponed

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Dispute over payment timings help postpone HK$4.7b deal to sell tycoon's Taiwan media unit Hiccup halts sale of Lai's Taiwan wing The HK$4.7 billion deal for the sale of publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying's Next Media holdings in Taiwan was put on hold yesterday, hours before it was supposed to have been sealed. A row ...

  8. News - China - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Bipartisan US promises please Taipei

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by LAWRENCE CHUNG IN TAIPEI

    ... on bipartisan support from the United States regardless of which candidate wins its presidential election in November. That was the message from Taipei after US President Barack Obama said during his nomination acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention that there would be no change of policy towards Taipei with a Democrat staying in the White House. Meanwhile Obama's Republican ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing's 31 ways to win over Taiwan hearts and minds

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... forum. National Tourism Administration chairman Shao Qiwei also announced 13 more mainland cities where residents may apply for self-guided tours in Taiwan, an extension of a pilot programme introduced a few years ago. In a speech in the United States on Thursday, Su Tseng-chang, chairman of Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said his party was not only ...




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