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  1. Island media accuse leader of using Sun for own goals

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was criticised by media on the island yesterday. Several Taiwanese media outlets lashed out at Hu, accusing him of exploiting Sun, the founder of the Republic of China in 1911, to suit the Communist Party's political goals. Other publications on the island simply turned a blind eye to the speech given by Hu at a ceremony yesterday attended by all nine members of the all-powerful Politburo ...

  2. Guangdong media keeps public in the dark on island poll

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam As Taiwan's presidential candidates scoured the island yesterday for last-minute votes, most people in Guangzhou were oblivious to the poll. Residents in Shenzhen ... presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton in the past week but little on the Taiwan election. Its most recent report on the island's poll was published last Saturday, citing ...

  3. Cross-strait visa row looms as island bars entry of journalists

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... from the central government mouthpiece were due to arrive on the island yesterday for a month-long assignment, but were told on Saturday that their entry permits would not be issued for another week. Officials from the island's Mainland Affairs Council said yesterday the delay was a warning to the mainland media to stop publishing articles hostile to Taiwan. After ...

  4. China News Service invited as island looks to heal visa row

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Move is attempt at showing good will, says Taiwan official Reporters from the mainland's China News Service will be allowed to work in Taiwan, the island ... added that after an investigation, Taiwanese authorities had discovered that the action against the island's businessmen would be 'limited'. He said yesterday that the delay ...

  5. Treading lightly on island issue

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest The first delegates to arrive were top military officers dressed in olive-green uniforms. Stony-faced, they walked past shouting reporters without a word. Two days earlier, some PLA officers, though reticent, still uttered a few words e ...

  6. Leadership accepts US can help rein in island

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... is an internal issue. It has largely refused to discuss the island's affairs with Washington, except to demand that it abide by the three Sino-US communiques on bilateral relations and stop selling arms to Taiwan. But as the biggest seller of arms to Taiwan, the US will continue to have considerable influence over the island, and Beijing is now prepared to recognise this. Zhou Mingwei, ...

  7. Investment from island soars despite directive

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... investments, investment from the island last month rose 65.7 per cent from a year earlier to US$853.4 million, according to the island's Ministry of Economic Affairs. The amount was almost double the island's investments to regions other than the mainland, which stood at US$483.2 million in March, figures showed. In the first three months of the year, Taiwanese authorities approved 238 ...

  8. US admits island presents dilemma in ties with Beijing

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Cynthia Wan

    ... Cynthia Wan US Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said the Taiwan issue, expected to be raised during President Hu Jintao's visit to the US next month, should be resolved through dialogue. The assistant secretary for East Asia and Pacific ...

  9. Hot demand for flights to island from Shanghai

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

    ... Eva Woo Almost all seats on 10 non-stop charter flights from Shanghai to Taiwan for the Lunar New Year holiday were snapped up at the weekend and airlines are looking at ways to boost capacity, state media reports say. 'Tickets were much sought after ...

  10. Jiang Zemin sets 2020 deadline for return of island to mainland

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... an independence bid by the island, according to the Beijing-backed Wen Wei Po newspaper. Quoting official mainland military sources, the report is the first in which a specific date has been put forward ... and that American support of Taiwan had prolonged its separation from the rest of China. It blasted Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian's plans to hold referendums and revise the island ...




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