Taipei

Chen: Repressive Regimes are “Doomed to Fail”

While Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) declined to meet with blind activist Chen Guangcheng, the head of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) welcomed Chen on Wednesday and praised his perseverance as a...

Unification At Center of Taiwan Media Fight

As more than 800,000 people gathered near Taipei 101 to watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks, a small group of university students called the AntiMedia Monster Youth Alliance (YAMM) protested purchases of Taiwan’s...

China Sending Top Envoy to Taiwan

From the Straits Times: On November 3, the chairman of China’s Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats) Chen Yulin will visit Taipei to continue the second round of cross-straits talks. Chen will be the...

Taiwan Businessmen Caught Up in China Spy Cases

From Los Angeles Times: The Kafkaesque spy world that Taiwanese businessman Song Hsiao-lien says he fell into has left him financially strapped, unemployed and unnerved after nearly four years in a Chinese prison. Song was...

Taiwan Case Shows Aids Disharmony – BBC News

After a while of political clamoring in Taiwan, here comes some really sad news, a human Great Wall against AIDS/HIV communities: In a three-storey house in a quiet neighbourhood in southern Taipei, toddlers play with toys while the adults chat, rest or watch TV. Children are among those sheltered at Harmony Home. They have lived […]

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