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The China Post
Mayoral race in high gear in Hualien Citythrough the city's streets on the final day of campaigning. The campaigns of t
Mayoral race in high gear in Hualien City
The China Post / Posted 17 hours ago
through the city's streets on the final day of campaigning. The campaigns of the two main contenders in the race — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Chang Mei-hui (張美慧) and Kuomintang (KMT) rival Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢) — were... Read more
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Reuters
Taiwan's CTBC Financial, China CITIC Bank cancel dealsinvestments in each other amid fresh cross-strait political tensions. It is th
Taiwan's CTBC Financial, China CITIC Bank cancel deals
Reuters / Posted yesterday
investments in each other amid fresh cross-strait political tensions. It is the first deal collapse since pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader Tsai Ing-wen became president of Taiwan in May, but China CITIC Bank's president... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan's CTBC Financial, China CITIC Bank cancel dealseach other amid fresh political tensions between the two countries. It is the
Taiwan's CTBC Financial, China CITIC Bank cancel deals
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
each other amid fresh political tensions between the two countries. It is the first deal collapse since pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader Tsai Ing-wen became president of Taiwan in May, but China CITIC Bank's president... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidencydomestic front, Beijing is also piling on the pressure for her to acknowledge t
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidency
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
domestic front, Beijing is also piling on the pressure for her to acknowledge that there is only “one China”. Tsai, whose Democratic Progressive Party is traditionally pro-independence, has never backed that concept, unlike her predecessor Ma of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Taiwan fans tensions with latest war gamesgrown increasing frosty since Tsai won the island’s presidency in January. Bei
Taiwan fans tensions with latest war games
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
grown increasing frosty since Tsai won the island’s presidency in January. Beijing is highly suspicious of Tsai, whose Democratic Progressive Party is traditionally pro-independence, and has warned her against any attempt at a formal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zodiak Tell Its 'Side of Story' to Macra Over Kamlepo InterviewZBS aired, Kalua, who is also third vice-president of opposition People's Party
Zodiak Tell Its 'Side of Story' to Macra Over Kamlepo Interview
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
ZBS aired, Kalua, who is also third vice-president of opposition People's Party (PP), made allegations that the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) wants to start shedding blood, purportedly, of people deemed to be attacking or opposing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan's Tsai oversees first war gamesgrown increasing frosty since Tsai won the island's presidency in January. Bei
Taiwan's Tsai oversees first war games
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
grown increasing frosty since Tsai won the island's presidency in January. Beijing is highly suspicious of Tsai, whose Democratic Progressive Party is traditionally pro-independence, and has warned her against any attempt at a formal... Read more
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Rappler
Taiwan's Tsai oversees first war gamesgrown increasing frosty since Tsai won the island's presidency in January. Bei
Taiwan's Tsai oversees first war games
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
grown increasing frosty since Tsai won the island's presidency in January. Beijing is highly suspicious of Tsai, whose Democratic Progressive Party is traditionally pro-independence, and has warned her against any attempt at a formal... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidencydomestic front, Beijing is also piling on the pressure for her to acknowledge t
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidency
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
domestic front, Beijing is also piling on the pressure for her to acknowledge that there is only “one China”. Tsai, whose Democratic Progressive Party is traditionally pro-independence, has never backed that concept, unlike her predecessor Ma of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Macra Funding DPP's Propaganda Sheet - Minister 'Cashgates' $10,000Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) is bankrolling a propaganda
Macra Funding DPP's Propaganda Sheet - Minister 'Cashgates' $10,000
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) is bankrolling a propaganda tabloid established by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) topleadership called, The Globe which is a hub of smear for political competitors and government... Read more
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The China Post
Ex-Mega chair barred from leaving countryFinancial Holding Co. due to his alleged involvement in the Mega Bank money lau
Ex-Mega chair barred from leaving country
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
Financial Holding Co. due to his alleged involvement in the Mega Bank money laundering scandal, Lee told local media. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers demanded a thorough investigation into the case Tuesday, blasting the bank for... Read more
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The Manila Times
Chinese official defends protest-hit visit to Taiwanthe two sides will not be smooth sailing.” Relations with China have grown inc
Chinese official defends protest-hit visit to Taiwan
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
the two sides will not be smooth sailing.” Relations with China have grown increasing frosty since Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party won the island’s presidency in January. Beijing is highly suspicious of Tsai because her party... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chinese official defends protest-hit visit to Taiwanthe two sides will not be smooth sailing." Relations with China have grown inc
Chinese official defends protest-hit visit to Taiwan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
the two sides will not be smooth sailing." Relations with China have grown increasing frosty since Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party won the island's presidency in January. Beijing is highly suspicious of Tsai because her party... Read more
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dna
Chinese official defends protest-hit visit to Taiwanthe two sides will not be smooth sailing." Relations with China have grown inc
Chinese official defends protest-hit visit to Taiwan
dna / Posted 4 days ago
the two sides will not be smooth sailing." Relations with China have grown increasing frosty since Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party won the island's presidency in January. Beijing is highly suspicious of Tsai because her party... Read more
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4d
The China Post
Protesters demand land justice; Lin receives Peng Hsiu-chunHsiu-chun The Taiwan Alliance of Anti-Forced Eviction protested outside the Ex
Protesters demand land justice; Lin receives Peng Hsiu-chun
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
Hsiu-chun The Taiwan Alliance of Anti-Forced Eviction protested outside the Executive Yuan Monday, demanding that the new Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration fulfill its campaign promises on land justice. Ahead of Premier Lin... Read more
4d
The China Post
53 percent satisfied with Tsai gov't: poll(63.4 percent) and had leadership skills (57.8 percent). But only 48.3 percent
53 percent satisfied with Tsai gov't: poll
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
(63.4 percent) and had leadership skills (57.8 percent). But only 48.3 percent considered Tsai to be a bold president. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Chuang Ruei-hsiung said Tsai had passed a test of sorts. However, the survey... Read more
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4d
The China Post
Protesters greet Shanghai delegationlevel contact between Taiwan and mainland China since the new government took p
Protesters greet Shanghai delegation
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
level contact between Taiwan and mainland China since the new government took power. City councilors from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will reportedly be absent from the banquet due to scheduling conflicts. Sha said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Macra Pounces On Zodiak Over Kamlepo InterviewKamlepo Kalua which was aired on your radio on 16 August, at 8:00 am. In the in
Macra Pounces On Zodiak Over Kamlepo Interview
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kamlepo Kalua which was aired on your radio on 16 August, at 8:00 am. In the interview Kamlepo Kalua alleges that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) regime killed Chasowa (Robert), United Democratic Front killed Matafale (Evison) and... Read more
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Salon.com
Chinese envoy visits Taiwan amid proteststo convince Taiwanese that political unification is not only inevitable but als
Chinese envoy visits Taiwan amid protests
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
to convince Taiwanese that political unification is not only inevitable but also in their best interests. Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party holds a strong legislative majority and favors Taiwan’s formal independence from China, although... Read more
5d
The China Post
KMT seeks to trim gov't budget: lawmakers1,400 would be made to the operating budgets of Taiwan's publicly owned enterpr
KMT seeks to trim gov't budget: lawmakers
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
1,400 would be made to the operating budgets of Taiwan's publicly owned enterprises, a tactic seen as forcing the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to hold committee negotiations rather than a direct vote in the Legislature. KMT... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Politicians in Verbal War Over Cashgate NamesBy Pemphero Musowa and Robert Nayeja Ruling Democratic Progressive Party Regio
Politicians in Verbal War Over Cashgate Names
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Pemphero Musowa and Robert Nayeja Ruling Democratic Progressive Party Regional Governor for the South Charles Mchacha has fired back at Kamlepo Kalua for failing to provide names of ministers he alleged to have been involved in the infamous... Read more
6d
The China Post
VP says 'steadfast diplomacy' achieved on Dominican tripTaoyuan International Airport in the early morning. The current administration
VP says 'steadfast diplomacy' achieved on Dominican trip
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
Taoyuan International Airport in the early morning. The current administration of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party has adopted "steadfast diplomacy," meaning that it will adopt practical strategies when dealing... Read more
6d
The China Post
Former premier says Taiwan should seek UN membership TAIPEI--Former Premier Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃) of the ruling Democratic Progressive
Former premier says Taiwan should seek UN membership
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
TAIPEI--Former Premier Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said Saturday that the government should apply for membership of the United Nations, while urging the... Read more
6d
AllAfrica.com
Mutharika Says Malawi Opposition Fear Losing in 2019, Cites Economist Pollfield one-presidential candidate, saying the plan is borne out of fear of losin
Mutharika Says Malawi Opposition Fear Losing in 2019, Cites Economist Poll
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
field one-presidential candidate, saying the plan is borne out of fear of losing. "I know the opposition is afraid of DPP [Democratic Progressive Party], no wonder they are planning to field one presidential candidate in the 2019," said Mutharika... Read more
6d
Swissinfo
Taiwan President says unofficial communication channels remain with Chinaso there won’t be any misunderstanding or misjudgement on either side," she sai
Taiwan President says unofficial communication channels remain with China
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
so there won’t be any misunderstanding or misjudgement on either side," she said. Tsai, who heads the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party, reiterated she wanted to maintain the status quo in cross-strait relations, but said "there is... Read more
6d
Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan President says unofficial communication channels remain with Chinaso there won’t be any misunderstanding or misjudgement on either side," she sai
Taiwan President says unofficial communication channels remain with China
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
so there won’t be any misunderstanding or misjudgement on either side," she said. Tsai, who heads the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party, reiterated she wanted to maintain the status quo in cross-strait relations, but said "there is... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Malawian Opposition Parties Consider Single Candidate to Challenge Mutharikafor a "unity of purpose", while saying that the move would be a step forward to
Malawian Opposition Parties Consider Single Candidate to Challenge Mutharika
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
for a "unity of purpose", while saying that the move would be a step forward to liberating Malawians from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Political analysts argued that the opposition would not succeed because their interests... Read more
7d
express
Mob attack cat-killing student who beat animal to death because he was in a bad moodofficers were even left injured. Furious residents have pleaded for politician
Mob attack cat-killing student who beat animal to death because he was in a bad mood
express / Posted 7 days ago
officers were even left injured. Furious residents have pleaded for politicians to toughen up the animal cruelty law. Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Huang Wei-cher said animal cruelty is an early predictor of more violent crimes in... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Could Malawi Adopt Zambia's 50% Electoral System?(PAC) have recognised that 50 per cent plus one rule guarantees the leader acce
Could Malawi Adopt Zambia's 50% Electoral System?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
(PAC) have recognised that 50 per cent plus one rule guarantees the leader acceptable, popular, majoritarian mandate. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of Malawi's May 20, 2014 presidential... Read more
8d
The China Post
Stance against trying to join the United Nations is unchanged: ministerto do so under the name Taiwan. The Taiwan U.N. Alliance (台灣聯合國協進會) has been l
Stance against trying to join the United Nations is unchanged: minister
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
to do so under the name Taiwan. The Taiwan U.N. Alliance (台灣聯合國協進會) has been lobbying the Foreign Ministry and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to seek membership as Taiwan — instead of the Republic of China — at next month's General... Read more
8d
The China Post
Existing cross-strait pacts to continue, says China officialprecondition for continued development in cross-strait ties, Beijing has insist
Existing cross-strait pacts to continue, says China official
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
precondition for continued development in cross-strait ties, Beijing has insisted that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government accept the "1992 Consensus," which refers to a tacit agreement between China... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MCP Civil War for Soul of Party - Malawi Congress Party Thrown Into Disrepute2014 tripartite elections where he came second, behind the incumbent Head of St
MCP Civil War for Soul of Party - Malawi Congress Party Thrown Into Disrepute
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
2014 tripartite elections where he came second, behind the incumbent Head of State, Arthur Peter Mutharika of the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Dr. Chakwera, however, found some solace when he won a parliamentary seat to represent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Ponders Single-Candidate to Challenge President MutharikaDemocrcay (Aford) president Enock Chihana said his party would support "unity o
Opposition Ponders Single-Candidate to Challenge President Mutharika
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Democrcay (Aford) president Enock Chihana said his party would support "unity of porpose" to liberate Malawians from ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Chihana said the "the phantom od DPP beginning to crumble." Malawi Forum for Unity and... Read more
8d
dna
China blames Taiwan for suspended communications channelwho took office in May, as it suspects she will push for formal independence.
China blames Taiwan for suspended communications channel
dna / Posted 8 days ago
who took office in May, as it suspects she will push for formal independence. Tsai, who heads the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party, says she wants to maintain the status quo with China and is committed to ensuring peace. "The... Read more
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Swissinfo
China blames Taiwan for suspended communications channelwho took office in May, as it suspects she will push for formal independence.
China blames Taiwan for suspended communications channel
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
who took office in May, as it suspects she will push for formal independence. Tsai, who heads the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party, says she wants to maintain the status quo with China and is committed to ensuring peace. "The... Read more
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9d
Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan reveals cautious first budget as Tsai pledges growthunder pressure to show results as her approval rating this week slipped to unde
Taiwan reveals cautious first budget as Tsai pledges growth
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
under pressure to show results as her approval rating this week slipped to under 50 per cent for the first time. Ties with China have deteriorated since she took office in May, as Beijing does not trust her China-sceptic Democratic Progressive Par... Read more
9d
Channel NewsAsia
China blames Taiwan for suspended communications channelwho took office in May, as it suspects she will push for formal independence.
China blames Taiwan for suspended communications channel
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
who took office in May, as it suspects she will push for formal independence. Tsai, who heads the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party, says she wants to maintain the status quo with China and is committed to ensuring peace. "The... Read more
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The China Post
Toll collectors win battle for compensationannounced Wednesday. The union took its message to the streets, the Presidenti
Toll collectors win battle for compensation
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
announced Wednesday. The union took its message to the streets, the Presidential Office and the headquarters of both the Democratic Progressive Party and Kuomintang, holding more than 100 protests within two years. As part of the deal, a fund... Read more
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10d
The China Post
Concerns over national security as top intelligence agency hackedwithin its departments and the management system. "The layer of silk is so thin
Concerns over national security as top intelligence agency hacked
The China Post / Posted 10 days ago
within its departments and the management system. "The layer of silk is so thin it can be seen through easily," he said. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) warned that in the information age, the ministry should be... Read more
10d
The China Post
DPP grills China Youth Corps on property sale TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) y
DPP grills China Youth Corps on property sale
The China Post / Posted 10 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday questioned the China Youth Corps (CYC, 救國團) over the selling off of a Taipei property prior to a government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mutharika Gives Kamlepo 24 Hour Ultimatum Over 7 Cashgate Ministers Namesis completely nonsense. I repeat, this is nonsense, nonsense and nonsense," sai
Mutharika Gives Kamlepo 24 Hour Ultimatum Over 7 Cashgate Ministers Names
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
is completely nonsense. I repeat, this is nonsense, nonsense and nonsense," said Mutharika with interjections from sinbging Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) women who touted the opposition in the songs. "I am asking the MP to bring the names... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
Politicians Exchange Insults, Slapswas helping Chakwera to get that position," said Chadzanja-Nkhoma dismissing cl
Politicians Exchange Insults, Slaps
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
was helping Chakwera to get that position," said Chadzanja-Nkhoma dismissing claims that she is being bankrolled by ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). " When I was helping Chakwera, was I also getting money from DPP? Some of us are born... Read more
11d
The China Post
Tsai's approval rating slides to 45.5% as administration nears its hundredth dayAction Also yesterday, protesters from the Former Freeway Toll Collectors Self-
Tsai's approval rating slides to 45.5% as administration nears its hundredth day
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
Action Also yesterday, protesters from the Former Freeway Toll Collectors Self-Help Organization gathered outside the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters, saying they would remain there until Tsai or the DPP responded to their... Read more
13d
The China Post
Happy Teachers' Day? September 28 slated to stay a national holidaySocial Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee was unable to do so due to t
Happy Teachers' Day? September 28 slated to stay a national holiday
The China Post / Posted 13 days ago
Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee was unable to do so due to the unexpected absence of the convener, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lin Shu-fen, and a boycott by the New Power Party. The legislative caucus of... Read more
13d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Rolf Patel in Court Over Deceased's Landis on Friday, August 12, 2016. MP sued over land In another development, Blan
Minister Rolf Patel in Court Over Deceased's Land
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
is on Friday, August 12, 2016. MP sued over land In another development, Blantyre City West member of parliament (MP) for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Trasizio Thom Gowelo has been taken to court alongside Blantyre City Council (BCC) over... Read more
14d
The China Post
Taipei, Shanghai to hold annual twin-city forumacross the strait as relations between the two sides have cooled since Presiden
Taipei, Shanghai to hold annual twin-city forum
The China Post / Posted 14 days ago
across the strait as relations between the two sides have cooled since President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party took office on May 20. The issue derived from China's insistence that the "1992 consensus" must... Read more
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The China Post
Ministry of Justice defends scrapping SIDrequired to investigate high-ranking officials were well-established and preced
Ministry of Justice defends scrapping SID
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
required to investigate high-ranking officials were well-established and preceded the founding of the SID. Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislative caucus leader Chen Ting-fei (陳亭妃) confirmed that the party would prioritize... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai questioned by indigenous communityno head of government has ever visited an aboriginal community to have face-to-
Tsai questioned by indigenous community
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
no head of government has ever visited an aboriginal community to have face-to-face talks and take sharp questions," said Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Chen Ying (陳瀅). In Dulan in Donghe Township, members of the Amis tribe told... Read more
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The China Post
'Hands off our assets': KMT to government Kuomintang (KMT) officials raised concerns that the ruling Democratic Progres
'Hands off our assets': KMT to government
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
Kuomintang (KMT) officials raised concerns that the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was attempting to target its party assets Thursday, in light of the Executive Yuan nominating a DPP legislator to... Read more
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The China Post
SE Asian language fever hits Taiwan's ruling DPPfever hits Taiwan's ruling DPP TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A fever to learn Southeast As
SE Asian language fever hits Taiwan's ruling DPP
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
fever hits Taiwan's ruling DPP TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A fever to learn Southeast Asian languages has hit Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which began offering lessons to its staff this month to strengthen the execution of... Read more
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