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Taiwan MPs in move to oust Chen

Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 7:38

Taiwan's opposition launches a motion to oust President Chen Shui-ban, in the wake of a series of scandals.
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Taiwan's Chen faces censure vote

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 7:47

Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian faces a damaging vote after the opposition presses for his ousting from office.
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Taiwan leader surrenders powers

Thursday, June 1st 2006, 6:34

Taiwan's president gives up some of his powers amid a growing corruption row implicating a family member.
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Taiwan leader's relative detained

Thursday, May 25th 2006, 9:51

The son-in-law of Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian is detained over allegations of insider trading.
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Friday, May 12th 2006, 1:09
related countries: China China

Taiwan's parliament is set to vote on changes to a law banning direct links with mainland China.
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Taiwan's Chen stops over in Libya

Thursday, May 11th 2006, 6:02
related countries: China China, Libya Libya

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian makes a surprise transit stop in Libya, in a move likely to anger China.
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China calls for talks with Taiwan

Sunday, April 16th 2006, 4:10
related countries: China China

Chinese President Hu Jintao calls for talks between China and Taiwan to take place as soon as possible.
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Taiwan opposition in China talks

Friday, April 14th 2006, 6:59
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Former Kuomintang party leader Lien Chan heads a Taiwanese opposition delegation in Beijing for talks.
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Taiwan rivals to hold rare talks

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 6:25

Taiwanese President Chen is set to hold a rare meeting with the leader of the main opposition party.
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Taiwan sees new anti-Chen rally

Sunday, March 19th 2006, 19:05
related countries: China China

Opponents accusing Taiwan's president of stoking tensions with China stage their second protest in a week.
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Taiwan protest at China 'threat'

Saturday, March 18th 2006, 12:54
related countries: China China

Thousands of protesters demonstrate in Taiwan against the perceived military threat from China.
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Japan-China row turns to Taiwan

Thursday, March 9th 2006, 11:30
related countries: China China

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Aso stokes a growing row with China by calling Taiwan a "country".
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China warning to US over Taiwan

Tuesday, March 7th 2006, 11:52
related countries: United States United States

China urges the US to take "concrete measures" against any Taiwanese moves towards independence.
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US presses Taiwan over council

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 12:04
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US is pressing its ally Taiwan over the wording of a controversial statement which has angered China.
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China warns Taiwan of 'disaster'

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 12:48
related countries: China China

China warns Taiwan that its decision to scrap a council on reunification with the mainland may bring disaster.
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Taiwan scraps unification council

Monday, February 27th 2006, 9:40
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Taiwan's president says he is scrapping a council on unification with China - a move sure to anger Beijing.
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China brands Chen 'troublemaker'

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 11:30
related countries: China China

China calls Taiwan's President Chen a "troublemaker" for hinting at formalising Taiwan's independence.
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Somali pirates free Taiwan ship

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 12:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Taiwanese ship hijacked off Somalia last year is freed - but in another incident pirates seize a merchant ship.
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Taiwan swears in a new Cabinet

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 6:26

Taiwan's new Cabinet is sworn into office, a week after former Premier Frank Hsieh resigned.
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Taiwan's Chen warned over China

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 6:41
related countries: China China

Taiwan's outgoing PM warns President Chen Shui-bian over his hardline China policy, as a cabinet reshuffle begins.
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China and Taiwan resume flights

Friday, January 20th 2006, 4:51
related countries: China China

Direct passenger flights between China and Taiwan begin for a limited period over the Lunar New Year.
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Taiwan highlights Chinese threat

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 12:19
related countries: China China

Taiwan shows satellite images of Chinese army bases said to underscore the threat to the island.
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Taiwan president appoints new PM

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 5:07

Taiwan's president appoints former chief of staff Su Tseng-chang as PM, two days after Frank Hsieh quit.
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Taiwanese Premier Hsieh resigns

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 5:30

Taiwan's Prime Minister Frank Hsieh announces his resignation, after his party's defeat in December's poll.
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Taiwan's top party picks new boss

Sunday, January 15th 2006, 22:20

Taiwan's governing DPP elects former premier Yu Shyi-kun as its chairman, in a bid to win back support.
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Taiwan warns of China 'threats'

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 9:28
related countries: China China

President Chen Shui-bian of Taiwan vows to toughen his island's stance against China in his New Year speech.
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