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2 hrs ago | The China Post

MND urged to shorten relocation time for arsenal in South Taiwan

Lawmakers yesterday urged the military to shorten the time needed to relocate an arsenal located in downtown Kaohsiung City in order to make way for new projects to boost the city's future development.

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8 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

United Daily News: Holding forums to rescue Taiwan?

He also asked the Ministry of Education to organize a series of forums with young people as a way of reaching out to the younger generation.

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12 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Taiwan Will Not Reopen Service Pact Talks

Taiwan's mainland affairs office has said it will not renegotiate its signed service trade pact with the mainland despite Taiwanese students' protests on the matter.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Protesters besiege EPA to save Miaoli leopard cat

The Environmental Protection Administration asked for more details about the threat posed to the survival of the leopard cat by a road project in Miaoli County after Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung came under verbal attack from protesters Wednesday.

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Xinhuanet

Cross-Strait peaceful development should be cherished: spokeswoman

A mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday that the hard-earned peaceful development of cross-Strait relations has benefited compatriots from both sides and should be cherished.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Ma Ying-jeou to push for major reforms within Kuomintang

Taiwan 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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The China Post

SEF chairman leaves for visit to mainland China

Lin Join-sane, chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation , will visit Yunnan and Shandong provinces to meet Taiwanese businessmen there.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Blow for Taiwan's KMT as just one runner remains in opposition leadership race

Dr Tsai Ing-wen became the only candidate for the top post in Taiwan's main opposition DPP after the other two dropped out.

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The China Post

Pact supervisory bill hearing fails to convene

The Legislative Yuan's Internal Administration Committee failed to convene a public hearing yesterday over the drafts of a bill supervising cross-strait agreements due to ruling party and opposition disagreements over legislative procedures.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan president at risk of losing power as discontent grows

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou still has two more years in office, but some analysts are questioning how effective he will be in the remainder of his term.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Anti-establishment rhetoric against democratic values

A group of around 1,000 demonstrators gathered in front of the Zhongzheng First Precinct of the Taipei City Police Department on Friday night, protesting the department chief's decision to drive the remaining protesters out of the Legislative Yuan compound earlier that day.

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The China Post

KMT Taipei mayoral candidates hit the trail

The two leading candidates for the Kuomintang nomination in this year's mayoral race in Taipei campaigned actively over the weekend, seeking support in a public opinion poll that will help determine the winner.

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ETaiwanNews.com

DPP figures call for 'Sunflower Movement-like' debate

Student-led protesters occupied Taiwan's Legislature from March 18-April 10 to oppose a Taiwan- trade-in-services pact, a campaign that put pressure on the government to explain the agreement in detail and defend it.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: Taiwan student movement reveals elders' democratic hypocrisy

In Taiwan, society allows no one to stay in limbo, at least when it comes to political preference.

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The China Post

Legislators focus on pact supervisory bill in 7-minute session

The first legislative session meeting held after the protesting students left only lasted for seven minutes after all drafts of a bill supervising cross-strait agreements were submitted to the Legislature's Internal Administration Committee .

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

The Japan Times

Evolving tale of two Chinas

Popular democratic protests against the ways in which democratically elected leaders are - allegedly - abusing their powers are becoming something of the flavor of the month across the world.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The China Post

KMT to continue its legal battle to oust legislative speaker from party

The ruling Kuomintang has decided to continue its legal battle against Legislative Speaker Wang Jing-pyng, a KMT source said Thursday, indicating that the party will appeal a district court ruling allowing Wang to retain his party membership.

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Bloomberg

Taiwan Students Ends 24-Day Occupation Over China Trade Deal

Taiwanese students protesting a proposed trade deal with China yesterday ended their 24-day occupation of the legislature, as lawmakers prepare to review bills requiring greater oversight for such agreements.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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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Suria

Taiwan's Ma hopes for summit with China

Taiwan's president said Wednesday he hopes to hold a historic summit with China's leader, but acknowledged that conditions are not yet right, amid domestic opposition to his pro-Beijing policies.

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