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The China Post
Ko reverses decision on Hatano EasyCards TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday abruptly revers
Ko reverses decision on Hatano EasyCards
The China Post / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday abruptly reversed remarks he made earlier on EasyCard Corp.'s decision to feature a popular Japanese adult film actress on a limited-edition... Read more
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iol.co.za
China praises Taiwan war contributionREUTERSParticipants form the figure "70" and the Chinese characters "The Chines
China praises Taiwan war contribution
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSParticipants form the figure "70" and the Chinese characters "The Chinese people shall strive to become stronger" during an event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. Beijing/ Taipei - A senior Chinese leader praised... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
GE2015: How the smaller opposition parties line upSINGAPORE: Ahead of Nomination Day on Tuesday (Sep 1), the ruling People's Acti
GE2015: How the smaller opposition parties line up
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Ahead of Nomination Day on Tuesday (Sep 1), the ruling People's Action Party has unveiled its full slate of 89 candidates, while the opposition Workers' Party has named its 28 potential candidates. Some other opposition parties have also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DPP Wins Luchenza Ward Local PollsThyolo — The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won the local govern
DPP Wins Luchenza Ward Local Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Thyolo — The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won the local government by-elections that took place on 25 August in Luchenza ward with 43.6 percent. Henderson Alex Spoon who was representing the party got 96 votes from 223 casted... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The ties that bind: Taiwan and China at a crossroadsAfter years of protests that have undermined his efforts to build closer ties w
The ties that bind: Taiwan and China at a crossroads
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
After years of protests that have undermined his efforts to build closer ties with China, Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-Jeou is calling his opponents naive idealists and warns that angering Beijing can be dangerous for an island keenly aware of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition veteran Chiam See Tong not contesting in coming electionSINGAPORE: He will not be standing in elections for the first time in close to
Opposition veteran Chiam See Tong not contesting in coming election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: He will not be standing in elections for the first time in close to four decades, but opposition veteran Chiam See Tong, who remains the chief of the Singapore People’s Party, said he has “a long way to go”. SPP will be fielding a team... Read more
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The China Post
Lien trip starts off with protests, TAO welcome TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Former Vice President Lien Chan (連戰) was welcomed by Zhang
Lien trip starts off with protests, TAO welcome
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Former Vice President Lien Chan (連戰) was welcomed by Zhang Zhijun (張志軍), head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO, 國台辦) yesterday upon his arrival at the Beijing Hotel. Lien is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SPP, DPP announce candidates for joint Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC teamSINGAPORE: The Singapore People’s Party (SPP) and Democratic Progressive Party
SPP, DPP announce candidates for joint Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC team
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore People’s Party (SPP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Sunday (Aug 30 ) unveiled its joint five-man slate to contest Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency (GRC) at the General Election (GE) on Sep... Read more
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The Star
A region evolves with China - Behind The HeadlinesSouth-East Asia’s complex big power relations demand careful and considered und
A region evolves with China - Behind The Headlines
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
South-East Asia’s complex big power relations demand careful and considered understanding, where frequent complications and familiar gut reactions do not help. WHEN countries have difficulty relating to a rising China, part of the problem lies in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DPP, SPP reach agreement on Bishan-Toa Payoh GRCSINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Singapore People’s Party
DPP, SPP reach agreement on Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Singapore People’s Party (SPP) announced on Saturday (Aug 29) the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for their joint team contesting Bishan-Toa Payoh at the General Election (GE). Under... Read more
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The China Post
Dengue ends Tainan boycott feud TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Tainan City Mayor William Lai's (賴清德) eight-month boycott a
Dengue ends Tainan boycott feud
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Tainan City Mayor William Lai's (賴清德) eight-month boycott against Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教), centered around vote-buying allegations, came to an end yesterday due to a dengue... Read more
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The China Post
Tainan mayor ends boycott of city council meetings Taipei - Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te on Friday stepped into the Tainan City Cou
Tainan mayor ends boycott of city council meetings
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
Taipei - Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te on Friday stepped into the Tainan City Council to give a policy report, ending an eight-month boycott of city council meetings to protest alleged vote-buying by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More GE hopefuls spotted outside Elections DepartmentSINGAPORE: More potential candidates for the upcoming General Election showed u
More GE hopefuls spotted outside Elections Department
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: More potential candidates for the upcoming General Election showed up at the Elections Department’s (ELD) office on Friday (Aug 28) – the last day for submissions of political donation and minority certificates to the department. First to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More GE hopefuls spotted outside Elections DepartmentSINGAPORE: More potential candidates for the upcoming General Election showed u
More GE hopefuls spotted outside Elections Department
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: More potential candidates for the upcoming General Election showed up at the Elections Department’s (ELD) office on Friday (Aug 28) – the last day for submissions of political donation and minority certificates to the department. First to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Leaked Bishan-Toa Payoh poster ‘one of many drafts’SINGAPORE: A mock-up of an election poster for the joint opposition team standi
Leaked Bishan-Toa Payoh poster ‘one of many drafts’
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: A mock-up of an election poster for the joint opposition team standing in Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency (GRC) has prompted talk that the line-up for the ward has finally been confirmed, but Democratic Progressive Party... Read more
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The China Post
Officials won't attend China parade: KMT TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Former Vice President Lien Chan (連戰) will visit mainland Ch
Officials won't attend China parade: KMT
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Former Vice President Lien Chan (連戰) will visit mainland China on Sept. 1, where he is expected to meet with Xi Jinping and attend a military parade commemorating the end of World War II,... Read more
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The New Age
Former Taiwan official to meet China's Xi next week -aideTaiwan's former vice president, Lien Chan, will meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping
Former Taiwan official to meet China's Xi next week -aide
The New Age / Posted 5 days ago
Taiwan's former vice president, Lien Chan, will meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week on a private visit to attend China's celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, an aide close to Lien said on Thursday. The plan to meet... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Taiwan official to meet China's Xi next week - aideTAIPEI: Taiwan's former vice president, Lien Chan, will meet Chinese leader Xi
Former Taiwan official to meet China's Xi next week - aide
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
TAIPEI: Taiwan's former vice president, Lien Chan, will meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week on a private visit to attend China's celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, an aide close to Lien said on Thursday. The plan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Reform Party unveils slate of candidates for West Coast, Radin MasSINGAPORE: The Reform Party (RP) on Thursday (Aug 27) announced its "provisiona
Reform Party unveils slate of candidates for West Coast, Radin Mas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Reform Party (RP) on Thursday (Aug 27) announced its "provisional line-up" of candidates for the West Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and the Radin Mas single-seat ward. Leading the four-member team is Mr Kenneth... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai urges government to take steps to stabilize economy & ease jitters TAIPEI -- Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), chairwoman and presidential candidate of the De
Tsai urges government to take steps to stabilize economy & ease jitters
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
TAIPEI -- Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), chairwoman and presidential candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), commented Wednesday on the severe economic situation facing the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Vote for Change' badge launched as symbol of Opposition unitySINGAPORE: Five Opposition parties got together on Wednesday evening (Aug 26) t
'Vote for Change' badge launched as symbol of Opposition unity
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: Five Opposition parties got together on Wednesday evening (Aug 26) to launch a badge emblazoned with the phrase "Vote for Change". "This is a show of strength and unity, after we observed the voters want a united front for all opposition... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Singapore opposition ‘ready for polls’, but criticise timing, ‘short’ campaign period Published: 26 August 2015 4:08 PM The Singapore Workers' Party leadership at
Singapore opposition ‘ready for polls’, but criticise timing, ‘short’ campaign period
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 4:08 PM The Singapore Workers' Party leadership at a press conference today on the upcoming general election. – Pic courtesy of TODAY... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Taiwan, China sign aviation, tax deals after hiatusTAIPEI: Taiwan and China yesterday signed two agreements on the safety of civil
Taiwan, China sign aviation, tax deals after hiatus
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
TAIPEI: Taiwan and China yesterday signed two agreements on the safety of civil aviation and avoidance of double taxation in China, 18 months after the two sides held the last high-level talks to seal bilateral deals. Taiwan's semi-official Straits... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
GE 2015: State of Play with 1 week to Nomination DaySINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) has been unveiling its candidates ov
GE 2015: State of Play with 1 week to Nomination Day
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) has been unveiling its candidates over the past two weeks. So far, 68 candidates have been introduced, including 15 new faces. In a break from tradition, the party has also identified where they will be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Parliament dissolved ahead of General ElectionSINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsi
Parliament dissolved ahead of General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, on Tuesday (Aug 25) dissolved Singapore’s 12th Parliament. This means that a General Election will have to be held within the next three months. The vote is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Social media shaping up to be a key front in upcoming General ElectionSINGAPORE: While political observers and analysts do not all agree that the int
Social media shaping up to be a key front in upcoming General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: While political observers and analysts do not all agree that the internet and social media are game changers in the coming elections, its impact is already evident. For starters, the National Solidarity Party (NSP) is in disarray after... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Everything is hunky-dory': Benjamin Pwee on SPP-DPP partnershipSINGAPORE: There have been no disagreements between the Democratic Progressive
'Everything is hunky-dory': Benjamin Pwee on SPP-DPP partnership
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: There have been no disagreements between the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Singapore People's Party (SPP) as they decide on members of a joint team to contest Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency (GRC) together, said... Read more
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The China Post
Court rules in favor of Gou in defamation suit TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taiwan Taipei District Court ruled in favor of Hon Hai
Court rules in favor of Gou in defamation suit
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taiwan Taipei District Court ruled in favor of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) yesterday in his defamation suit against political commentator Clara Chou... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Population issue dominates political dialogue at NUSSSINGAPORE: A debate on Singapore's population dominated a political dialogue ev
Population issue dominates political dialogue at NUSS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
SINGAPORE: A debate on Singapore's population dominated a political dialogue event organised by the National University of Singapore Society on Tuesday evening (Aug 18). Representatives from nine opposition parties and the People's Action Party... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
AHPETC, AGO report among issues discussed at NUSS political dialogueSINGAPORE: Representatives from the People's Action Party (PAP) and nine opposi
AHPETC, AGO report among issues discussed at NUSS political dialogue
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
SINGAPORE: Representatives from the People's Action Party (PAP) and nine opposition parties engaged in a political dialogue on Tuesday evening (Aug 18) that was organised by the National University of Singapore Society. Among the wide range of... Read more
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New Kerala
Taiwan's Feeling of Isolation The "renegade province" of Taiwan remains China's archenemy, but imagery of C
Taiwan's Feeling of Isolation
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
The "renegade province" of Taiwan remains China's archenemy, but imagery of Chinese soldiers assaulting the structure in a July broadcast should rightly do more than just raise eyebrows. Satellite imagery reveals that... Read more
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The China Post
KMT's Hung proposes tax-deductible increase in wages to boost growth TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Kuomintang (KMT) 2016 presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu
KMT's Hung proposes tax-deductible increase in wages to boost growth
The China Post / Posted 16 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Kuomintang (KMT) 2016 presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) proposed tax-deductible wage increases yesterday in a policy outline designed to bring the island... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DPP, SPP to announce joint team for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC on Nomination DaySINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Singapore People's Party
DPP, SPP to announce joint team for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC on Nomination Day
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Singapore People's Party (SPP) will reveal the five candidates for a joint team for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC come Nomination Day, said DPP secretary-general Benjamin Pwee. At a walkabout at Toa Payoh... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino and the West Philippine Sea: Realpolitk vs. Moralpolitk?A version of this article was originally published by The National Interest in
Aquino and the West Philippine Sea: Realpolitk vs. Moralpolitk?
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
A version of this article was originally published by The National Interest in Washington, D.C. In recent days, anti-China hysteria has reached a new level, with some media outlets alleging that China may have had issued a hidden threat to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DPP introduces Harvard grad as potential Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC candidateSINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has pitched a Harvard graduat
DPP introduces Harvard grad as potential Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC candidate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has pitched a Harvard graduate to be among the slate of candidates it and the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) will be jointly fielding in Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency. Ms Nadine... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DPP introduces new potential Bishan-Toa Payoh candidate Chia Ser LinSINGAPORE: A potential new Opposition candidate at the coming General Election
DPP introduces new potential Bishan-Toa Payoh candidate Chia Ser Lin
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: A potential new Opposition candidate at the coming General Election said he will give up his corporate career, which sees him shuttling in and out of China, to be a full-time MP if elected. Mr Chia Ser Lin, 46, was introduced by the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP names 3 new candidates for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRCSINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) officially introduced its first batc
PAP names 3 new candidates for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) officially introduced its first batch of new candidates for the coming General Election (GE) on Wednesday morning (Aug 12). Joining the five-member Group Representation Constituency (GRC) are Mr Chee Hong... Read more
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The China Post
Soong bid hurts KMT candidate, shows poll TAIPEI -- The participation of People First Party (親民黨) Chairman James Soong
Soong bid hurts KMT candidate, shows poll
The China Post / Posted 21 days ago
TAIPEI -- The participation of People First Party (親民黨) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) in the 2016 presidential election will most likely hurt ruling Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), a public... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition state of play: Who’s running where in the upcoming General Election?SINGAPORE: A week after the Opposition first met to lay claim and discuss the c
Opposition state of play: Who’s running where in the upcoming General Election?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
SINGAPORE: A week after the Opposition first met to lay claim and discuss the constituencies they would contest at the upcoming General Election, it appears the parties have managed to strike a compromise to avoid multi-corner fights in all but one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mutharika Commends Zambia for Supporting Shire Zambezi - Water Way ProjectPresident Prof. Peter Mutharika took his time during a three day visit in Zambi
Mutharika Commends Zambia for Supporting Shire Zambezi - Water Way Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
President Prof. Peter Mutharika took his time during a three day visit in Zambia to congratulate the country for supporting Malawi's Shire-Zambezi water way, one of the major projects being implemented by the Democratic Progressive Party... Read more
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Forbes
Taiwan To Get Its First Female President? Maybe NotTaiwan’s two largest political parties – the Kuomintang and Democratic Progress
Taiwan To Get Its First Female President? Maybe Not
Forbes / Posted 25 days ago
Taiwan’s two largest political parties – the Kuomintang and Democratic Progressive Party – have both nominated women for the presidential election in January, leading some to conclude that the island will soon have a female leading the government for... Read more
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The China Post
Student protesters pull out of MOE, Cabinet urges education neutrality TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The anti-curriculum change student protesters ended their s
Student protesters pull out of MOE, Cabinet urges education neutrality
The China Post / Posted 26 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The anti-curriculum change student protesters ended their seven-day demonstration in the courtyard of the Ministry of Education (MOE), last night after a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition talks conclude with multi-cornered fights still on the cardsSINGAPORE: Representatives from Opposition parties on Thursday (Aug 6) conclude
Opposition talks conclude with multi-cornered fights still on the cards
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SINGAPORE: Representatives from Opposition parties on Thursday (Aug 6) concluded the second round of horse-trading talks, and it appears that all 89 seats will be contested in the next election. The hour-long discussion ended at about 8.50pm with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Take Charge and Walk the Calling,' Chrr Tells Mutharika in One Year AssessmentLilongwe — Vocal Malawi leading non-governmental human rights organization Cent
'Take Charge and Walk the Calling,' Chrr Tells Mutharika in One Year Assessment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Lilongwe — Vocal Malawi leading non-governmental human rights organization Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) has challenged Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika to take charge and walk the calling if he is to match... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China warns Taiwan against return to 'evil ways' of independenceBEIJING/TAIPEI: China's top policy maker on Taiwan warned the self-ruled island
China warns Taiwan against return to 'evil ways' of independence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
BEIJING/TAIPEI: China's top policy maker on Taiwan warned the self-ruled island on Thursday it would soon have to choose between continuing the peaceful development of ties, or returning to the "evil ways" of independence, which would threaten the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China warns Taiwan against return to 'evil ways' of independencePeople First Party (PFP) Chairperson James Soong greets supporters during a new
China warns Taiwan against return to 'evil ways' of independence
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 26 days ago
People First Party (PFP) Chairperson James Soong greets supporters during a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan, August 6, 2015. Supporters of People First Party (PFP) Chairperson James Soong gesture during a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan, August... Read more
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Swissinfo
China warns Taiwan against return to 'evil ways' of independenceBy Ben Blanchard and J.R. Wu BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China's top policy mak
China warns Taiwan against return to 'evil ways' of independence
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
By Ben Blanchard and J.R. Wu BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China's top policy maker on Taiwan warned the self-ruled island on Thursday it would soon have to choose between continuing the peaceful development of ties, or returning to the "evil ways" of... Read more
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The Star
Taiwan splinter candidate Soong likely spoiler, boosting opposition poll hopesTAIPEI (Reuters) - A 73-year-old Taiwan politician announced on Thursday he wil
Taiwan splinter candidate Soong likely spoiler, boosting opposition poll hopes
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
TAIPEI (Reuters) - A 73-year-old Taiwan politician announced on Thursday he will run for president in January, likely acting as a spoiler boosting the chances of the independence-leaning opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) rival to... Read more
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The China Post
James Soong announces presidential bid Taipei - James Soong, chairman of Taiwan's minority People First Party (PFP),
James Soong announces presidential bid
The China Post / Posted 26 days ago
Taipei - James Soong, chairman of Taiwan's minority People First Party (PFP), announced Thursday that he will run in the presidential election to be held next January to help the country rise above political... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan splinter candidate Soong likely spoiler, boosting opposition poll hopesTAIPEI: A 73-year-old Taiwan politician announced on Thursday he will run for p
Taiwan splinter candidate Soong likely spoiler, boosting opposition poll hopes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
TAIPEI: A 73-year-old Taiwan politician announced on Thursday he will run for president in January, likely acting as a spoiler boosting the chances of the independence-leaning opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) rival to win. James Soong... Read more
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