Kuomintang Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Why a little-understood trade agreement upsets so many in TaiwanRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | South China Morning Post

    ... scores of university students stormed into the legislature in Taipei and took over the premises. Their grievance? Kuomintang, the country's ruling party, tried to ratify a controversial trade agreement with mainland China without proper review by ...

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  2. Beijing concerned over stalled trade deal in TaipeiRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | NEWS.com.au

    ... follow-up to the 2010 Economic Co-operation Framework Agreement, has been on hold in the legislature. The ruling Kuomintang sent the pact to a floor meeting for ratification in its entirety and not to an itemised review, as previously agreed. This ...

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  3. What unprecedented protest means for TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | BBC News

    ... already exists, as many of the agreements signed with China need to be ratified by parliament. But the ruling Kuomintang party controls a majority of the legislative seats and the president controls the ruling party. The students and others in ...

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  4. Presidential Office still hoping to hold talks with activist groupsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The China Post

    ... Fei-fan (ae -e>a ), a representative of the student activists, said yesterday that the president, who doubles as Kuomintang (KMT) chairman, has been thwarting their attempt to get an oversight law for cross-strait agreements made by threatening ...

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  5. DPP lawmakers agree to support cross-strait pact supervisory lawRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The China Post

    ... if needed. After the requests were delivered, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Wu Ping-jui (a 3c Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Liao Cheng-ching (a -ae ao*) stated yesterday morning that he had not yet received the request but he would be ...

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  6. Taiwan's president asks protesters to talk over trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | CNN

    ... A review of the deal was delayed in Taiwan's legislature until March 17, when Taiwan's ruling party Kuomintang pushed the pact forward without bipartisan deliberation. The main opposition said that this move broke an agreement that all legislators ...

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  7. Taiwan protesters dig in over China trade billRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | AlertNet

    ... the chamber doors, and strung its walls with posters condemning President Ma Ying-jeou. Ma and his ruling Kuomintang Party (KMT) have promoted the pact, which faces a final review in parliament on April 8, as necessary to maintain Taiwan's ...

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  8. Students vow to continue Taiwan parliament protest after deadline to meet demands ignoredRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | South China Morning Post

    ... protest was the result of conflict between the government and opposition parties. A lawmaker with the governing Kuomintang, Chang Ching-chung, who had led a joint committee meeting on how to carry out a line-by-line review of the pact, abruptly ...

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  9. TAIPEI: Taiwanese protesters storm parliament over China trade dealRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Asia News Network

    ... portrait, they said they were taking up the cudgels against the "illegal" move by President Ma Ying-jeou's Kuomintang (KMT) to "sneak" through the review approval, reneging on a promise to conduct a clause-by-clause examination of the pact. This ...

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  10. TAIPEI: 'Direct democracy' killing the representative system?Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Asia News Network

    ... in light of recent developments. The protesters argue that the pact is essentially a backroom deal between the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party, and that the ruling party is trying to get it ratified without the consent of the ...

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  11. TAIPEI: Demonstrators demand Ma Ying-jeou to face them at noonRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Asia News Network

    ... and reasonable" student activists. Student activists raised three demands, including requesting Wang to "handle" Kuomintang lawmaker Chang Ching-chung's actions on March 17 regarding of the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement. Protesters also ...

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  12. 'This Isn't the Democracy We Want': Some Chinese Dismayed by Taiwan OccupationRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | China Digital Times

    ... also want the parliamentary speaker, Wang Jin-pyng (who happens to be a rival to Mr Ma in the ruling party, the Kuomintang, or KMT ) to come to pay his respects; and they want legislation passed to institutionalise parliament's right to scrutinise ...

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  13. Protesters occupying Taiwan parliament threaten a further actionaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The Star Online

    ... Echoing the protesters' appeal, Taiwan's leading opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) also warned of the Kuomintang government's any attempt to disperse the protest gathering by force. "Or we would mobilise supporters to surround ...

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  14. Fears over 'democracy and jobs'Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | South China Morning Post

    ... said Chen Wei-ting, one of the several student leaders, who planned the protest, referring to the ruling Kuomintang party. The protest, though it erupted suddenly on Tuesday, has been gathering pace for months. Almost immediately after the mainland ...

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  15. 'Occupy parliament' students give Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou a deadline to stop China trade dealRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | South China Morning Post

    ... before the bill is approved". Chen said Wang must declare null and void a unilateral announcement by Ma's ruling Kuomintang to send the pact to the floor today for review. The students would push their protest to the next phase if they received no ...

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  16. DPP calls for siege of Legislative YuanRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... noon Friday. They want President to apologize and Premier Jiang Yi-huah to resign over Monday's decision by the Kuomintang legislative caucus to end the review of the controversial trade agreement. As the students' ultimatum ends after 63 hours of ...

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  17. 'Hello, Mr. President!' show to begin run in KaohsiungRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The China Post

    ... east June 18-July 14. The exhibit features photos from Taiwan's Central News Agency, Presidential Office, and the Kuomintang Party History Institute dating back to 1949.

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  18. Business groups voice concerns on economic impact of protestRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The China Post

    ... pact be sent back to legislative committees for an item-by-item review before a floor vote, following ruling Kuomintang lawmakers' move Monday to sidestep that review by labeling the pact an executive order. They also want an apology from President ...

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  19. Legislative committees call recess as protesters lingerRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The China Post

    ... the sake of the safety of the participants in the originally scheduled committee meetings, according to ruling Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker Huang Chao-shun, who is convener of the economics committee. Since Tuesday evening, hundreds of protesters, ...

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  20. Demonstrators demand Ma to face them at noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | The China Post

    ... and reasonable" student activists. Student activists raised three demands, including requesting Wang to "handle" Kuomintang lawmaker Chang Ching-chung's (a1 4 ae... a ) actions on March 17 regarding of the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement. ...

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