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6 hrs ago | The China Post

Su seeks Hau's support on referendum bill

Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang called on Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin Sunday morning to seek his support for DPP's proposal to hold a referendum on Taiwan's fourth nuclear plant.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The China Post

DPP politician's crude remarks draw ire

A Democratic Progressive Party politician has been heavily condemned for his use of offensive language against a university president in a comment on the recent student protests.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The China Post

New Taipei replies to candidate's Nuke 4 criticism

The New Taipei City Government responded late yesterday to criticism of the current mayor's stance on the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant made by a mayoral candidate earlier the same day.

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The China Post

Premier blasts DPP bid for Nuke 4 referendum

Premier Jiang Yi-huah Friday blasted the opposition Democratic Progressive Party as "very irresponsible" for pushing for a national referendum on the fourth nuclear power plant that would seek to bypass strict legal requirements.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The China Post

Tsai registers for DPP chair election, urges generational shift

Democratic Progressive Party chairperson candidate Tsai Ing-wen yesterday listed a generation-shift within the party as her chief political promise if she were to win the chairperson elections once more.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The China Post

Ma seeks to debate trade pact with DPP leadership

President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that he is prepared to engage in a debate with the Democratic Progressive Party leadership anytime over the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement.

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The China Post

Ker reveals details of negotiation with students

Democratic Progressive Party caucus whip Ker Chien-ming yesterday revealed his previous discussions with Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng on negotiations for the student protesters to end their occupation of the Legislature, saying that the duo had resolved the "national crisis" after a week's endeavors.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The China Post

Ma to push for major reforms within KMT

President Ma Ying-jeou - who doubles as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang - announced his determination to implement major reforms within the party yesterday, a declaration that was interpreted as a challenge to opposition party leader-to-be Tsai Ing-wen .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The China Post

FETC fails on new highway toll system, to be given makeup exam

However, Yeh said, the FETC will receive a makeup test based on regulations set within the contract between the firm and the National Freeway Bureau .

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The China Post

Su, Hsieh exit DPP chair election

Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang and former Premier Frank Hsieh both announced their withdrawal from the looming chairman elections yesterday, leaving only one candidate in the race.

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South China Morning Post

Ma puts the heat on Tsai Ing-wen in election debate

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou used the third and final round of a widely watched televised presidential debate to challenge Democratic Progressive Party opponent Dr Tsai Ing-wen to spell out her stand on independence for the island.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The China Post

DPP members urge 'generational transition' debate

Two members of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party yesterday called for an honest debate about "generational transition" and other issues, just as student protesters recently raised awareness of a controversial trade pact with China.

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AllAfrica.com

Malawi: DPP Women Treasurer Defects to Ruling PP

Democratic Progressive Party women treasurer for Eastern Region, Dora Paulo, has defected to the ruling People's Party with immediate effect citing that she was being sidelined and was underutilized.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The China Post

Lawmakers bicker over pact oversight bill review schedule

The ruling Kuomintang lawmakers had the legislative Interior Committee schedule a public hearing for the oversight bill tomorrow, the first step toward a formal review.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The China Post

Sunflower cause shakes up DPP's China policy

The recent student-led protests have elicited different views within Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party on what the movement means for the party's policy toward China, with some questioning the growing opinion that the party should adopt a softer line.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The China Post

DPP's Hsieh supports the police eviction of activists from the Executive Yuan

Former Premier Frank Hsieh said yesterday the police were right to expel protesters from the Executive Yuan compound on March 24 but did not need to use water cannons on those who were outside the complex.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Concessions, compromises now weigh on Sunflower movement

The Sunflower student movement is coming to its grand finale, as activists are scheduled to leave the debating chamber of the Legislative Yuan tomorrow.

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The China Post

Oversight bill supported by activists not feasible: Duh

Deputy Economic Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun said yesterday that a draft bill on monitoring cross-strait agreements supported by student protesters has many flaws and is thus unfeasible.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taipei mayor hopeful Ko predicts end of old-time politicians

Taipei, April 9 Independent Taipei mayoral hopeful Ko Wen-je said Wednesday that he believes old-fashioned political figures will be phased out in favor of a new generation in the aftermath of the massive student protest that was set to end Thursday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Frank Hsieh calls for DPP conference

Former Premier Frank Hsieh said Tuesday the opposition Democratic Progressive Party should call a party affairs conference to review its actions during the student entered the Legislative Yuan on March 18 and plan to leave Thursday April 11 as lawmakers were expected to put the passage of an overall framework law about cross-straits negotiations ... (more)

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