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Lee denounces China as `slave state’

From AFP, via Taipei Times: Former president Lee Teng-hui (ÊùéÁôªËºù) on Friday accused China of running a “slave state” that uses the false promise of its booming economy to dupe the free world into appeasing its tyranny. In an explosive speech in Los Angeles on the last leg of a 13-day US tour that has […]

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Green groups say no to China’s panda diplomacy – Jenny Chou

From Taipei Times, As the selection of Taiwan’s pandas reaches its final stages in China, humanistic and environmental groups in Taiwan yesterday raised objections about Taiwan’s acceptance of the pandas, questioning whether China’s gesture is really one of goodwill and whether the pandas will improve ecological understanding in Taiwan. Speaking of what China’s gesture might […]

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Hong Kong activists protest with rebel radio broadcast

From AFP, via Taipei Times Hong Kong activists have defied the law by airing a pro-democracy unlicensed broadcast in a bid to counter what they see as the loss of media freedom in the Chinese territory. Citizens’ Radio, run by a group of 10 activists, broadcast a trial program on Monday evening on the same […]

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U.S. visit to China will focus on yuan

From International Herald Tribune Treasury Secretary John Snow and the Federal Reserve chairman, Alan Greenspan, the two most senior U.S. economic officials, may prove decisive for economic relations between the two countries. The talks in Beijing are expected to determine whether the Bush administration brands China a currency manipulator in a crucial report expected to […]

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