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Weijian Shan: Taiwan must build bridges to China

From The Financial Times (subscription required): Amid great media hoopla surrounding the visits of two top Taiwanese opposition leaders to mainland China in recent weeks a simple truth has been forgotten. It took both leaders, Lien Chan and James Soong, the better part of a working day to complete a journey that could have been […]

Soong arrives in Xian, begins nine-day China trip

From the China Post: James Soong, chairman of the People First Party, left for Hong Kong en route to Xian yesterday on what he called a tour to build a bridge over the troubled waters. Accompanied by Mrs. Soong and an 80-member delegation, the opposition party leader arrived at the ancient capital of China in […]

Taiwan’s Soong Bills China Visit as `Bridge-Building’ Effort

From Bloomberg: A second leading Taiwan opposition politician will head to China tomorrow for what he calls a “bridge-building” visit to ease more than 50 years of hostilities with the mainland. “The theme song for my trip is Simon and Garfunkel’s `Bridge Over Troubled Water,”‘ People First Party Chairman James Soong, 63, told reporters today […]

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