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Taiwan protesters pelt eggs over China flight route
Taiwanese demonstrators threw eggs and slippers to protest against China's launch of a controversial new flight route on Sunday, accusing the government of failing to stand up to Beijing. Thirty-odd members from the radical anti-China opposition party Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) attempted to push their way through a police line that guarded the entrance of a shrine where President Ma Ying-jeou ...(3/29/2015 1:23:55 PM)
Taiwan arrests after protest over China flight route
Taiwanese police on Saturday arrested 13 people who splashed red paint on the wall of the presidential residence in the latest protest against China's planned launch of a controversial new flight route. The protesters from the small anti-China opposition party Taiwan Solidarity Union briefly scuffled with military police guarding the residence of President Ma Ying-jeou in Taipei in the early ...(3/28/2015 2:23:53 AM)
Taiwan should take part in AIIB: president
Taipe - Taiwan "should actively take part instead of staying on the sidelines" of the ongoing initiative to set up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), an international financial institution proposed by China, President Ma Ying-jeou said in an interview published Friday.(3/28/2015 12:40:39 AM)
Taiwan ranks #1 for dishing out free trips to Canadian MPs
Taiwan came out as the top travel destinations for MPs — when it didn’t come out of their own pockets or the government’s coffers — in 2014. On Thursday ethics commissioner Mary Dawson released the annual list of sponsored travel for MPs. Members of Parliament are required, as a rule under the conflict of interest act, to disclose to the ethics commissioner any travel that exceeds $500 in cost ...(3/27/2015 3:19:56 PM)
Taiwan needs to address US beef-pork import issue to speed up TPP bid: US officials
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taiwan government needs to resolve issues surrounding the import of U.S. meat products to speed up its push to join the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), two senior U.S. government officials said Thursday in Washington, D.C.(3/28/2015 10:20:31 PM)
Yelp expands Asian presence with Taiwan launch
Yelp launched Wednesday in Taiwan, in an expansion of the Asian presence of the popular consumer business review service. "Beginning today, people throughout Taiwan are able to create accounts on Yelp.com.tw to share their opinions about great local businesses," the San Francisco company said in a statement. Yelp also launched its iPhone and Android applications for Taiwan and tools for business ...(3/25/2015 2:29:35 PM)
Taiwan leader backs joining China-led infrastructure bank
Taipei, Taiwan – Taiwan’s leader said he is in favour of joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in comments published Friday, making it the latest economy to express interest in joining the Beijing-backed institution. It was not immediately clear if the island could actually join the AIIB, as the mainland has long opposed allowing Taiwan to join […](3/27/2015 7:00:19 AM)
Taiwan arrests 13 people after protest over China flight route
TAIPEI - The Taiwanese police on Saturday arrested 13 people who splashed red paint on the wall of the presidential residence in the latest protest against China's planned launch of a controversial new flight route. The protesters from the small anti-China opposition party Taiwan Solidarity Union briefly scuffled with military police guarding the residence of President Ma Ying-jeou in Taipei in ...(3/28/2015 2:40:53 AM)
Protesters, police scuffle in Taiwan over China flight route
Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police for the second day in a row on Friday ahead of China's planned launch of a controversial new flight route which has sparked security concerns. The route over the Taiwan Strait is due to be inaugurated on Sunday, despite a backlash over security fears. Dozens of demonstrators tussled with police as they tried to enter the parliament in Taipei and then sat ...(3/27/2015 3:31:51 AM)
Taiwan activists fan China fears as protest trial opens
By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - Anti-China activists told a court in Taiwan that their weeks-long protest campaign last year saved the island from further economic colonization by Beijing, in defense statements given at the start of their trial on Wednesday. The protests, dubbed the "Sunflower Movement", marked the largest display of anti-China sentiment seen in Taiwan for years and followed ...(3/25/2015 3:31:51 AM)
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