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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific: China

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Marchers send message to China
Thousands in Taiwan took to the streets to protest China's anti-secession law, along with its implications for the status quo in the Taiwan Strait (Jewel Huang and Ko Shu-ling, Taipei Times, 3/07/05) Read More...


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US, EU on Collision Course Over China
Two senior members of the United States Congress warned the European Union this week that the lifting of the 15-year arms embargo on China could result in a halt of US sales in military technology to ... Read More...


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Taiwan press rallies against new law
Taiwan's newspapers are advising that Taiwan draft an anti-secession law of their own- one that would not allow Taiwan to be taken by China. (BBC News, 3/07/05) Read More...


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Legislators unite against anti-secession law
Lawmakers from both of Taiwan's political camps have agreed to pass a law condemning China's proposed anti-secession law. (Kou Shu-ling, Taipei Times, 3/04/05) Read More...


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Anti-secession bill ups cross-strait tension
Many recognize that China's anti-secession bill is driving its relationship with Taiwan in the wrong direction. (Alan D. Romberg, Asia Times Online, 3/03/05) Read More...


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European lawmaker plans resolution to protest Chinese law
A member of the European Parliament claims that the anti-secession law is merely a "political weapon" aimed specifically at Taiwan. (Taipei Times, 3/03/05) Read More...


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Beware of China's encirclement
The writer warns Taiwan that an amphibious assault is not all they have to fear from China, which is swiftly encircling Taiwan with its successes in the economic and cultural arenas. (Chong-pin Lin, T... Read More...


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Taiwan raps EU over plans to lift China arms ban
President Chen Shui-bian warned the European Union that repealing the arms ban against China would threaten the peace in East Asia, and also criticized certain European countries of upholding a double... Read More...


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China, US ever at loggerheads over Taiwan
With its growing concern over China's growing military strength, the US continues to denounce China's anti-secession law as well as the EU's intention to repeal the arms ban, both of which could excab... Read More...


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Says the right thing, Clinton
This editorial discusses not only the former President's recent visit to Taiwan, but the effects his cabinet's Taiwan-related actions has had on the current Taiwan Strait situation. (Taipei Times, 2/2... Read More...


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Offering an olive twig
Taiwan's outspoken leader, President Chen Shui-bian, imagines a possible peace between China and Taiwan. (Newsweek, 2/28/05) Read More...


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Soft Power, Hard Choices
Will China's growing economic prosperity translate into a growing military threat? (Melinda Liu and John Barry, Newsweek, 2/28/05) Read More...


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Taiwan poised to welcome Chinese banks for the first time
For the first time in 55 years, Taiwan is set to allow Chinese banks to set up offices there; seven of Taiwan's banks are already represented in China. (Bloomberg, Taipei Times, 2/25/05) Read More...


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'Anti-annexation' law unveiled
The Taiwan Solidarity Union released a draft of a bill meant to counter China's proposed anti-secession law. (Jewel Huang, Taipei Times, 2/24/05) Read More...


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Letter: Law doesn't apply to Taiwan
The writer claims that China's anti-secession law prohibits only future secessions, which would exclude Taiwan, already a seperate political entity. (Charles Hong, Taipei Times, 2/23/05) Read More...


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Aircraft now a priority for Taiwan, experts urge
As the US and Japan are readjusting their military strategy, Taiwan is being urged to build up its maritime-patrol aircraft force, given China's increasingly active navy. (Rich Chang, Taipei Times, 2/... Read More...


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Hsieh touts 'one country, one system'
Premier Frank Hsieh believes that Taiwan can and should help China become a more democratic country. (Ko Shu-Ling, Taipei Times, 2/21/05) Read More...


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China urges Taiwan air links after US-Japan meeting
China calls for permanent direct flights with Taiwan immediately after the agreement between the US and Japan that the Taiwan Strait situation is a common security concern. (Reuters, New York Times, 2... Read More...


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China accuses US and Japan of interfering
China criticized the US and Japan's joint security statement regarding the Taiwan Strait issue, accusing the two countries of meddling in its affairs. (Jim Yardley and Keith Bradsher, New York Times, ... Read More...


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US, Japan talk about Taiwan's safety
The allies wish to maintain stability in the Asia Pacific region, with the cross-strait relations being an important point of the discussion that took place between the two countries. (Charles Snyder,... Read More...


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China denounces United States-Japan Agreement on Taiwan
China claims to see the US and Japan declaration that the peaceful resolution of the Taiwan Strait issue is a shared goal as meddling its internal affairs, as well as hurting China's sovereignty. (Kei... Read More...


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EU urged to maintain arms ban
The Bush administration is working aggressively to prevent the European Union from lifting its arms embargo against China, on the grounds of the country's unrepentant human rights background. (Bill Ge... Read More...


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Taiwan protests Taioyutai takeover
The Japanese government has taken control of a lighthouse built on a group of islands between Taiwan and Japan, much to the displeasure of both Taiwan and China (Taipei Times, 2/11/05) Read More...


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Forgetting Tiananmen: Eager To Rebuild Trade, EU Ignores Rights Violations
The writer examines the US's stance against the European Union's intention to lift the arms embargo against China, which does not place as much emphasis against China's human rights record as it shoul... Read More...


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A trans-Atlantic storm over arms for China
While against the idea of the EU lifting the arms embargo against China, the writer outlines a set of procedures that should be followed by the EU. (Hans Binnendijk, International Herald Tribune, 2/09... Read More...


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So much for 'historic' moments
Despite the supposedly historic impact of the Lunar New Year cross-strait charter flights between China and Taiwan, the writer predicts the latter suffering as a result of the former country's overpow... Read More...


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Beijing's military threat is escalating
As China continues to rapidly modernize its military forces, the potential danger to the region's security is also on the rise. (Richard Halloran, Taipei Times, 2/05/05) Read More...


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China's threat is not hard to see
The writers applaud the US's condemnation of the EU's intention to lift the arms embargo against China, on the basis of the nuclear power's rapidly increasing military power. (Taipei Times, 2/05/05) Read More...


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China chipping away at US national security
The writer warns against the US continuing its current attitude toward China, on the grounds that contrary to popular belief, the country's economic growth is allowing the communist regime to maintain... Read More...


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How can the Taiwanese trust Beijing?
In the face of China's aggressive pushing of their anti-secession law, many are finding it difficult to believe that Beijing is sincere about improving its relationship with Taiwan. (Taipei Times, 2/0... Read More...


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