Tony Chen

Mending Japan-China ties

From Japan Times: European issues inevitably seem remote to readers in Japan just as Far Eastern problems are remote to the public in Britain. But no one concerned about world peace can be other than apprehensive about friction between major powers in the Far East, especially against the background of threats to Taiwan from China. […]

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Divorce lawyers reap the benefit of Chinese boom

From News.telegraph: Marriage guidance counsellors and their inevitable offshoot, the divorce lawyer, are the latest growth industry to emerge from China’s booming cities. Divorces rose last year too 1.6 million, up by a fifth on 2003. The government and media are now paying agonised attention to the “quicky” divorce and its irresponsible parent, the “flash” […]

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KMT chairman meets ARATS chairman in China

From ETToday: On Monday morning, KMT Chairman Lien Chan met up with the chairman of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (ARATS), Wang Daohan and presented him with a painting created by the late, former chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Ku Chen-fu. The two men praised the late SEF chairman for […]

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Common prosperity urged as mainland economy booms

From China Daily: Visiting Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) party Chairman Lien Chan said in Shanghai on Monday that he admires the rapid economic growth achieved by the mainland, and called for concrete measures from both sides of the Taiwan Straits to seek common prosperity. It calls for efforts from both the Taiwan authorities and the Taiwan […]

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Security tight in China to head off anti-Japan protests

From Japan Today: Police guarded streets, parks and other potential protest hotspots in Shanghai and Beijing Sunday morning to head off any further anti-Japan protests after three weeks of demonstrations last month led to vandalism and a diplomatic rift between Tokyo and Beijing. In Beijing, about 200 police officers stood guard at the Hailong Building, […]

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