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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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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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