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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese Health Minister Chiu Wen-ta resigns over 'gutter oil' scandal

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 03:36am by Lawrence Chung, LAURA ZHOU

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Laura Zhou Health minister resigns over 'gutter oil' scandal Taiwan's health minister, Chiu Wen-ta, resigned last night over one of the biggest ... waste and leather processing. Yeh Wen-hsiang, head of the Kaohsiung-based supplier, his deputy Tai Chi-chuan and a third employee named Shih Min-yu were charged with violating food safety ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    DPP elects Tsai Ing-wen to lead party ahead of 2016 presidential race

    Posted May 26th 2014, 04:46am by AFP, Teddy Ng

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei and Teddy Ng in Beijing 'I'm aware that this time there is no honeymoon period,' new leader says after trouncing rival Tsai Ing-wen wins DPP race Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party yesterday elected Dr Tsai Ing-wen as leader- her third time at the helm- ahead of the presidential race in 2016. Tsai trounced ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Tsai Ing-wen to seek chair of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party again

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Tsai Ing-wen's bid could open the door to a 2016 presidential run and increase the infighting over the party's stance ... again in May, paving the way for a possible run for president in 2016. Tsai Ing-wen's move is expected to intensify party infighting over its core issues and ambitions, especially in terms ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's DPP delays decision over freezing independence stance

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 05:30am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Proposal to freeze push for nationhood needs more discussion, chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen says, avoiding showdown with hard-core bloc DPP ... Conference Centre, party chairwoman Dr Tsai Ing-wen delayed decision on the thorny issue by calling for the central executive committee to discuss the proposal in the future. "As the election ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan’s major opposition votes to elect new leader

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Members of Taiwan’s major opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) were on Sunday electing a new leader in the run-up to the 2016 presidential polls. Members started voting islandwide from 8am, with polling stations due to close at 4pm. The China-sceptic DPP has more than 140,000 eligible members. Tsai Ing-wen, who resigned as DPP leader ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Sean Lien, son of KMT honorary chairman, wins Taipei mayoral primary

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:24am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lien Chan's son wins mayoral primary Sean Lien Sheng-wen, son of Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan, has won a primary election to become the Taiwanese ruling party's election ... comfortable win in the KMT primary election will be repeated at the November 29 polls, with various surveys showing Lien ahead of Ko Wen-je, a popular doctor and independent candidate, by just 4-5 ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Blow for Taiwan's KMT as just one runner remains in opposition leadership race

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:37pm by Lawrence Chung, Teddy Ng

    ... Lawrence Chung lawrence.chung@scmp.com Blow to Taiwan's ruling KMT as Tsai Ing-wen's rivals to head opposition party quit contest One runner in DPP leadership race Dr Tsai Ing-wen became the only candidate for the top post in Taiwan's main opposition DPP after the other two dropped out. The surprise announcement is likely to have a great impact on the 2016 ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taipei mayoral hopeful Sean Lien distances self from president Ma Ying-jeou over student protests

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:15am by Lawrence Chung

    ... honorary chairman of the Kuomintang. "The student movement will eventually come to an end," said Sean Lien Sheng-wen, a front runner in November's mayoral election in Taipei. ... the 44-year-old running neck and neck with his main political rival, Ko Wen-je, a popular doctor at National Taiwan University Hospital. Although many Taiwanese think of Lien as the pampered scion ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's air hub plans take flight as better mainland China ties bring in more tourists

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:45am by AFP

    ... with the improvement of cross-strait ties," Taoyuan Airport Corp spokesman Wen Yung-sung said. The rise of budget airlines in the region also contributed to the tourist influx, bringing in more young travellers from Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Japan, Wen said. Foreign tourists made more than eight million visits to Taiwan last year, up from 3.84 million visits in 2008, ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Kuomintang party scion Sean Lien to run for Taipei mayor this year

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 05:34pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... the most likely to win, leading Ko Wen-je, an independent but popular physician at National Taiwan University Hospital. Ko was part of the medical team that saved Lien's life after the 2010 ...




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