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Former Taiwan leader gets jail term for corruption


December 6th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 6 (IANS) The Taiwan High Court Monday sentenced former leader Chen Shui-bian to a combined jail term of 17 years and six months for corruption.Last month, Chen was sentenced to ... Read more...

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China offers to open talks on military issues with Taiwan


October 14th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): China has offered to open talks on military issues with Taiwan in due course."We advocate conducting contacts and exchanges on military issues, including the cross-Straits military deployment ... Read more...

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Taiwan leader seeks closer ties with mainland China


July 12th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou has called for closer ties with mainland China following the signing of a historic trade pact by the two sides last month. In ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urged to keep politics out during his Taiwan visit


August 31st, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Taiwan officials hope that Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama stays clear of politics during his visit to comfort victims of Typhoon Morakot.The Dalai Lama arrived in ... Read more...

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Taiwan typhoon toll rises to 136


August 19th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 19 (Xinhua) The toll in typhoon Morakot that devastated the country Aug 7 has risen to 136 Wednesday, officials said. Six rescue workers were also killed during the relief work, emergency ... Read more...

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Former Taiwan leader held on graft charges released


December 13th, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 13 (Xinhua) Taiwan's former leader Chen Shui-bian was released early Saturday morning after a month's detainment and indictment on corruption charges.Waiting for a verdict to his trial, Chen was banned ... Read more...

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China, Taiwan to expand charter flights and tourism


June 13th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): A day after announcing plans to set up permanent offices in each others territory for the first time, Taiwan and China formally agreed to expand charter ... Read more...

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Efforts will avert cross-Strait conflict: Taiwan party chief(Lead)


May 28th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua) Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) or the Nationalist Party of China chairman Wu Poh-hsiung Wednesday called for bolstering relations between Taiwan and mainland China. The visiting Taiwan leader, who met ... Read more...

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US hails meeting between Chinese president and Taiwan leader


April 12th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 12 (Xinhua) The US has welcomed an upcoming meeting between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Taiwanese leader Vincent Siew, saying that it was "the best way forward" to improve cross-strait ... Read more...

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Chinese Minister says Taiwans referendum bid could be risky


December 18th, 2007 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Beijing's top official on cross-Straits affairs has condemned a referendum push by Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian, saying it could usher in a period of "high-risk". The China daily quoted ... Read more...

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