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Taiwan protesters urge Chen to go

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 9:03

Protesters in Taiwan urge President Chen Shui-bian to resign following corruption allegations.
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Taiwan's Chen in corruption case

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 12:32

Taiwan prosecutors file corruption charges against President Chen's wife and say he himself was involved.
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Second recall bid fails in Taiwan

Friday, October 13th 2006, 5:33

A second attempt to pass a recall motion against President Chen Shui-bian fails in Taiwan's parliament.
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Presidential protest in Taiwan

Tuesday, October 10th 2006, 6:21

Crowds gather in Taiwan on the country's National Day to demand President Chen Shui-bian's resignation.
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Taiwan first lady cleared of graft

Monday, October 2nd 2006, 13:03

The wife of Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian is cleared of wrongdoing in a corruption scandal, prosecutors say.
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Thousands rally for Taiwan leader

Saturday, September 16th 2006, 22:15

Supporters of Taiwan's president hold a mass rally in the capital a day after a huge demonstration by opponents.
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Mass rally against Taiwan leader

Friday, September 15th 2006, 19:31

Thousands of Taiwanese march through the capital demanding the resignation of President Chen Shui-bian.
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More pressure on Taiwan's Chen

Sunday, September 10th 2006, 12:28
related places: Taipei

Thousands keep up protests in Taiwan to demand the resignation of the president on corruption allegations.
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Taiwan leader faces mass protest

Saturday, September 9th 2006, 10:30

Tens of thousands march in Taiwan to urge President Chen Shui-bian to resign over corruption allegations.
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HK reporter 'on trial in Beijing'

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 6:22
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

The trial of a Hong Kong journalist accused of spying for Taiwan opens in Beijing, Hong Kong reports say.
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China shadow over Taiwan debate

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 8:57
related countries: China China

A forum on charting Taiwan's economic future is overshadowed by debate over links with China.
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Taiwan-China cargo flight lands

Wednesday, July 19th 2006, 21:37
related countries: China China

The first direct cargo flight for 57 years between Taiwan and mainland China arrives in Shanghai.
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Taiwan Chen's son-in-law charged

Monday, July 10th 2006, 9:37

Taiwanese President Chen faces a new blow as his son-in-law is charged with insider trading.
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Taipei to embrace net telephones

Thursday, July 6th 2006, 7:08
related places: Taipei

The city of Taipei, in Taiwan, could have 200,000 people making phone calls using wi-fi by the end of 2006.
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Taiwan's Chen survives key vote

Tuesday, June 27th 2006, 6:15

Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian survives an attempt to oust him from office after scandals over his family.
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Taiwan motion on Chen's removal

Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 3:34

Taiwan's legislature holds a special session to discuss a motion to remove President Chen Shui-bian from office.
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China and Taiwan set flight plan

Wednesday, June 14th 2006, 5:43
related countries: China China

A deal is reached between China and Taiwan, paving the way for regular direct passenger flights.
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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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