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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 6 hours 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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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 21 hours 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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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 2 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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Manila Bulletin
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday not to attend a military parade o
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday not to attend a military parade organised by China to mark Japan’s defeat in the Second World War, as the former bitter rivals vie over the history... Read more
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Rappler
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII paradeTAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday, August 28, not to
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday, August 28, not to attend a military parade organized by China to mark Japan's defeat in the Second World War, as the former bitter rivals vie over the history of the conflict. Beijing... Read more
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The China Post
Taiwan's former VP to attend China's WWII anniversary parade TAIPEI - Former Vice President Lien Chan will attend World War II commemorati
Taiwan's former VP to attend China's WWII anniversary parade
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
TAIPEI - Former Vice President Lien Chan will attend World War II commemorative activities in Beijing, including a military parade next week, and hold a meeting with Chinese President Xi... 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 3 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 3 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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The Standard
Presidential honors for war vetsGuo Weimin, deputy head of the office said at a press conference that the medal
Presidential honors for war vets
The Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Guo Weimin, deputy head of the office said at a press conference that the medals will be awarded on September 2. The veterans who are eligible to receive the medals include those who served in the Communist Party counter-Japanese forces, including... 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 9 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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The China Post
Hung pledges new tax on sale of stocks TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱)
Hung pledges new tax on sale of stocks
The China Post / Posted 12 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) yesterday pledged to reform how stock sales on the local market are taxed. Hung, speaking at the KMT headquarters, proposed levying... 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 12 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 14 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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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 19 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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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 24 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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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 24 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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Channel NewsAsia
People First Party's James Soong to join Taiwan presidential raceTAIPEI: Taiwan’s presidential election is expected to become a three-way race,
People First Party's James Soong to join Taiwan presidential race
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
TAIPEI: Taiwan’s presidential election is expected to become a three-way race, with a new possible candidate. People First Party Chairman James Soong is expected to throw his hat into the ring on Thursday (Aug 6). Some analysts said his candidacy... Read more
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The China Post
Protesting students vow to stay despite typhoon TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Deputy Education Minister Lin Teng-chiao (林騰蛟) announced ye
Protesting students vow to stay despite typhoon
The China Post / Posted 25 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Deputy Education Minister Lin Teng-chiao (林騰蛟) announced yesterday that the government had prepared members for a curriculum supervisory panel while inviting participation from... Read more
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The China Post
MOE says schools can choose textbook TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Schools will be able to "freely choose" textbooks for this
MOE says schools can choose textbook
The China Post / Posted 26 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Schools will be able to "freely choose" textbooks for this school year, the Education Ministry announced yesterday after negotiators of both the ruling and opposition parties reached a... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Taiwan protesters rip up textbooks, demanding minister’s resignation Published: 2 August 2015 8:38 PM Activists march on the street during a prot
Taiwan protesters rip up textbooks, demanding minister’s resignation
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 28 days ago
Published: 2 August 2015 8:38 PM Activists march on the street during a protest in front of the Ministry of Education in Taipei, Taiwan. – Reuters pic, August 2, 2015.Nearly a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan protesters rip up textbooks, demanding minister's resignationTAIPEI: Nearly a thousand people rallied outside Taiwan's education ministry on
Taiwan protesters rip up textbooks, demanding minister's resignation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
TAIPEI: Nearly a thousand people rallied outside Taiwan's education ministry on Sunday (Aug 2), demanding the minister's resignation and the scrapping of what they describe as a "China-centric" high school curriculum. The protesters, whom police... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Chiang statues become targets as Taiwan confronts history Published: 2 August 2015 11:03 AM A woman poses for photographs next to a bu
Chiang statues become targets as Taiwan confronts history
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 28 days ago
Published: 2 August 2015 11:03 AM A woman poses for photographs next to a bust of the late president and Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, July 5, 2015. Dumped... Read more
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The China Post
Curriculum debate may see extra legislative hearing TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced yesterday
Curriculum debate may see extra legislative hearing
The China Post / Posted 30 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced yesterday that a meeting may be held to discuss an extra legislative session to debate the controversial high school curriculum... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Taiwan protesters vow to escalate action over student suicide Published: 31 July 2015 5:17 PM A protester assists another as they cross a
Taiwan protesters vow to escalate action over student suicide
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 30 days ago
Published: 31 July 2015 5:17 PM A protester assists another as they cross a barbed wire fence outside the Education Ministry during a demonstration in Taipei. Hundreds of protesters... Read more
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The China Post
Student activist commits suicide TAIPEI, Taiwan -- About 300 students of anti-curriculum guidelines revision g
Student activist commits suicide
The China Post / Posted a month ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- About 300 students of anti-curriculum guidelines revision groups scaled the fence of the Legislative Yuan yesterday and gathered at its front gate to protest the death of their member Lin Kuan-hua... Read more
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