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  1. Diplomatic initiative to rein in Taiwan

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Beijing is determined to curb any drive for independence The mainland is upping the ante in its drive to curb Taiwan's push for independence by launching an unprecedented diplomatic exercise that could be followed by military manoeuvres, analysts say ...

  2. Flexibility the watchword for Beijing

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... The central government is considering more flexible policies towards Hong Kong due to the serious challenge to 'one country, two systems' presented by opposition to the National Security Bill. It has also told Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa that ...

  3. Taipei freezes new Filipino hires amid row over deportations

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... screening of applications for employing new Filipino workers,' Taiwan's Council of Labour Affairs Minister Wang Ju-hsuan said yesterday. Wang said that instead of the previous maximum ... to facilitate enforcement of the government's foreign policy,' she said. Wang said the council would not rule out a longer freeze if Manila failed to show goodwill to Taiwan. There are 370,000 ...

  4. Entry ban makes 'one country, two systems' a lie, Wang Dan says

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Peter So, Tanna Chong

    ... Peter So and Tanna Chong Exiled June 4 dissident Wang Dan called the 'one country, two systems' arrangement a lie after the government banned him and fellow former student leader Wuer Kaixi from coming to Hong Kong to attend the funeral of democracy stalwart Szeto Wah. Once on Beijing's most-wanted list after the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, Wang and Wuer ...

  5. I can win Olympic medal, says Wang

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Wang Chen is determined to break the mainland's medal monopoly in Beijing next month. Ranked sixth in the singles, Hong Kong's top women's player is one ... of Denmark has been in great form over the last couple of months, but I believe I still have a good chance,' said Wang (pictured), who has just returned from medical treatment in Shanghai ...

  6. 40b yuan to help HK firms in Guangdong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Paggie Leung

    ... to the remote parts of Guangdong, where they will receive concessions on electricity, water charges and government fees, Guangdong Party Secretary Wang Yang said yesterday. Mr Wang expressed confidence that increased transport costs would be offset by concessions on utility charges. Speaking to a group of Hong Kong media representatives, Mr Wang also expressed concern about Hong Kong businesses turning ...

  7. Taipei to lift punitive sanctions on Manila

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... measures, which we believe will facilitate the removal of the current measures,' Taiwanese Foreign Minister Timothy Yang said yesterday. Taiwan imposed punitive measures including delaying ... countries, and the recall of Taiwan's representative to Manila. Yang said Philippine presidential envoy Manuel Roxas was expected to visit Taipei again next week to patch up relations. Roxas ...

  8. Chen avoids showdown with Beijing

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei in Taipei Charter will avoid Taiwan's sovereignty, he says, and referendum plan may die Bowing to pressure from Beijing and Washington, Chen Shui-bian stepped away from ... Andrew Yang Nien-dzu, secretary-general of the Chinese Council of Advanced Policy Studies. Mr Chen had earlier pledged to write a new constitution to be put to a referendum in 2006 and, ...

  9. Why China is wary of US stepping in over Diaoyus

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the relations between China and Japan,' said Professor Wang Xinsheng, a Japanese-affairs expert at Peking University. 'China will oppose the idea just on the basic fact that Washington ... welcome a trilateral meeting if it was well prepared, but no Chinese officials have commented. In weekend talks with Clinton, neither Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi nor State Councillor Dai Bingguo ...

  10. Top negotiator invited to Taiwan

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... symbolic meeting between Taiwan's Koo Chen-fu and his mainland counterpart Wang Daohan. The two men represented their respective sides in landmark talks in 1993 and 1998. Mr Wu's comments ... of the historic talks between the two sides,' Mr Wu said. '[I] believe people across the Taiwan Strait are hoping for the third meeting between Chairman Koo and Director Wang.' Mr Koo, head ...




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