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2 hrs ago | The China Post

Tainan mayor criticized for his about-face on the ban of US pork products

Kuomintang Tainan chapter chief Hsieh Lung-chieh yesterday urged Tainan Mayor William Lai to explain his apparent about-face over the ban on U.S. pork.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The China Post

Opposition party slams President Ma over new

President Ma Ying-jeou will be nominating 11 Control Yuan members according to the constitution and the constitutional interpretation of the Grand Justices, said the Presidential Office yesterday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The China Post

Waterski enthusiasts urge gov't to open dams

Domestic waterski and wakeboard lovers yesterday called on the government to relax current regulations and allow more water areas, including reservoirs, to be accessed for training and competition purposes.

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Bloomberg

Taiwan's Opposition Considers Shelving Drive for Independence

Taiwan 's main opposition party is rethinking its stance on independence from China in a bid to win back the presidency it lost in 2008.

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The China Post

Ma pledges his support for demands from firefighters

President Ma Ying-jeou promised yesterday to give full support to the nation's firefighters, who have complained about a lack of equipment and a shortage of manpower.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The China Post

Celebs, politicians take Ice Bucket Challenge

The social media sensation of dumping ice water on celebrities and posting a video online to raise awareness of a paralyzing disease has spread to Taiwan, with political figures and celebrities taking on the task and challenging more to participate.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

New Taipei to scrap 'special exams' in high school admissions

Taipei, Aug. 14 New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu fired the first shots at the nation's controversial new high school admission system Thursday, announcing that his city would scrap the "special entrance exams" beginning next year in a bold departure from central government policy.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The China Post

Lien complains that his rival Ko's campaign staff engages in smear tactics

Kuomintang Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien yesterday accused his rival's campaign staff of engaging in smear tactics.

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The China Post

Taiwan can't afford to leave world behind: CNFI

The Chinese National Federation of Industries chief on Thursday urged a political cease-fire between the two major camps, saying that Taiwan cannot afford to leave the world behind.

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The China Post

KMT candidates propose tourism, transportation development

Six Kuomintang municipal candidates came to the weekly Central Standing Committee meeting yesterday to promote their "three railways and four 'ports'" traffic policy that will offer "six-star" tourist experiences; President Ma Ying-jeou , who doubles as KMT chairman, said that he is confident in the policy and is looking forward to the election ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The China Post

Meeting with Taipei mayoral candidate Ko part of regular meeting: AIT

The American Institute in Taiwan has confirmed that AIT director Christopher Marut did meet with Pan-green Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je recently.

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The China Post

KMT and DPP face rifts ahead of elections in Hsinchu

National Policy Advisor to the President Cheng Yung-chin yesterday resigned from his post to declare his participation in the upcoming Hsinchu magisterial election, creating an internal party split for the Kuomintang , much like the difficulty the Democratic Progressive Party is currently facing with the Hsinchu mayoral election candidacy ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

China launching 'severe' cyber attacks on Taiwan

Taiwan's science and technology minister said Wednesday that China is launching frequent cyber attacks on the island despite warming ties between the two former rivals.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Growing public frustration over Taiwan's political brawls

More and more Taiwanese are growing weary of the island's political wrangling between the ruling and opposition parties that has stalled the island's major economic policies.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The China Post

TSU criticizes Taipei mayoral candidate on his personal affluence

Four Taiwan Solidarity Union Taipei councilor candidates yesterday held a press conference at the Legislative Yuan where they criticized the affluent background of Taipei mayoral hopeful Sean Lien .

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The China Post

Ma expresses regret over Chang's departure

President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday called the departure of former Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch a day earlier regrettable, praising Chang as someone dedicated to his country whose policies had been repeatedly blocked and derided by the opposition.

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ETaiwanNews.com

United Daily News: Why KMT morale is so low

Commenting on Chang's resignation, former Culture Minister Emile Sheng said with sympathy that officials in the administration of President is always teaming up to bombard the Kuomintang in one unified voice without regard for right and wrong, pushing public opinion in its favor and taking rivals off guard.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The China Post

Minister's resignation triggers concerns over the national economy

A financial industry leader and several ruling Kuomintang lawmakers said Sunday they were concerned about the future of Taiwan's economy, following Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch's resignation after a series of deadly gas explosions in Kaohsiung late last month.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Truth commission needed for KMT state murder cases

Tuesday`s decision by the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office not to indict five former officials of the notorious Taiwan Garrison Command for the July 1981 murder of Carnegie - Mellon professor Chen Wen-cheng confirms the need for a legally - mandated special truth commission with the authority and determination to break down institutional, ... (more)

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The China Post

Kaohsiung's mayor should resign: KMT

The Kuomintang legislative caucus yesterday urged Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu to take responsibility for the fatal gas explosions in her city and resign.

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