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Wednesday Jul 23 | The China Post

MOTC heads up investigation of GE-222 tragedy

In the wake of a crash landing by TransAsia Airways' passenger plane, flight GE-222, Premier Jiang Yi-huah instructed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications to investigate the accident and take the lead in future official matters.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The China Post

Price of vegetables goes up with Matmo approaching

The approaching Typhoon Matmo has caused vegetable prices to increase ahead of its arrival, prompting the main opposition party to slam the government for allowing "outrageous" hikes without taking into account people's economic hardships.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The China Post

Beijing won't agree with DPP's ideals of independence: TAO

Beijing's stance will not weaken, Ma Xiaoguang said, adding that "The 'Taiwan independence' ideal is not going to work; even if wish to deal with cross-strait relations with the so-called Resolution on Taiwan's Future."

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The China Post

Freezing 'independence' clause pushed to next meeting: Tsai

Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen yesterday announced that the debate regarding a controversial proposal to freeze the party's "Taiwan independence" clause would be postponed until its next weekly meeting at the party's annual national congress.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Southeast Asia

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The China Post

Taipei candidate shows how ideologies can be set aside

The Democratic Progressive Party has made an unconventional move, choosing to support an independent candidate in the Taipei mayoral election.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Kuomintang, Opinion

ETaiwanNews.com

DPP chairwoman defends party's Taiwan independence platform

Taipei, July 19 Sticking to the values of Taiwan's sovereignty and independence has become inherent in the younger generation, opposition Democratic Progressive Party

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ETaiwanNews.com

DPP congress to deal with elections and China motions

A key member of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party said Saturday he would file a new motion about relations with congress will pick a 30-member Central Executive Committee, which in turn will select ten members for the Central Standing Committee, the group which meets almost each Wednesday to discuss political developments.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Yao starts work as Ko campaign chief

Former New Party lawmaker Yao Li-ming took up his job as campaign manager for opposition Taipei City mayoral candidate The announcement that Yao would serve with the Ko camp came as a surprise to many because of his past opposition against the Democratic Progressive Party, which supports Ko.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The China Post

KMT, DPP open LINE accounts to attract younger generation of voters

Recognizing the importance of young voters in the year-end local government elections, the two major political parties have launched aggressive campaigns to win over Taiwanese youth, including the use of popular messaging and social media app LINE.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Kuomintang

ETaiwanNews.com

War on independence clause looms before DPP national congress

Taipei, July 16 A pro-independence civic group called Wednesday for a rejection of a proposed freeze of the Taiwan independence clause in the opposition Democratic Progressive Party's

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The China Post

Orchid Island residents chide 7-Eleven critics

Orchid Island residents on Tuesday asked critics of a plan by President Chain Store Corp. to put a 7-Eleven convenience store on the remote outpost to mind their own business.

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Related Topix: Taiwan

The China Post

DPP launches plan for new generation of politicians

Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen yesterday announced the party's new plan to engage the younger generation in participating in politics.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Ko leads Lien by 7 percent in new poll

Lien still had a slight advantage when respondents were asked who was the more likely to be elected, but that was because he had more money, said former Premier Frank Hsieh.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The China Post

Japan defense shift aims to revise US pact: think tank

Japan's decision last week to lift a ban on the use of "collective self-defense" is a first step in a bid to revise the longstanding U.S.-Japan security cooperation treaty this year, an official of a Taiwanese think tank with ties to the major opposition party said Tuesday.

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AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Former MCP Legislature's Daughter Is Kasungu Municipality Mayor

Kasungu Municipal Council has elected Ireen Ruth Katola as Mayor for the council for the next two and a half years.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Africa

Sat Jul 12, 2014

South China Morning Post

Taiwan's opposition DPP may put independence stance on hold

DPP chairwoman Dr Tsai Ing-wen said she believed the idea could be discussed when the party holds its congress next Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou

ETaiwanNews.com

Ko invited again by ex-KMT wardens

Elected wardens Lo Tsun-hsiung and Sun Cheh invited the outspoken surgeon to speak in the Neihu District before, and as a result the On Saturday, they again asked Ko to address residents of a neighborhood in Neihu.

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ETaiwanNews.com

DPP attacks links Control Yuan nominee with president

The day after Control Yuan nominee Hsu Kuo-wen announced his withdrawal from the process, the opposition Democratic Progressive Party kept up its attacks on his links with President The Yilan County physician was one of several people on the list of 29 presidential nominees who had come under fire.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The China Post

Lien Hui-hsin's prosecution deferred for one year

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday deferred prosecution of Kuomintang Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien's sister Lien Hui-hsin for one year, and ordered her to pay NT$6 million to the national treasury over alleged violations of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Kuomintang

ETaiwanNews.com

Anti-nuclear activists move toward referendum

Anti-nuclear activists handed 122,000 signatures in Friday in the first stage of moving toward a national referendum about the fourth nuclear plant.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Taiwan, World News,

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