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Remembering 1949: Finding a New Home Across the Strait

China Hands | Posted 03.18.2015 | World
China Hands

Mr. Chiang Sanda was only 18 years old when he lost his entire family in the Chinese Civil War. Originally from Jiangsu province, he moved to Shanghai to enroll with the Kuomintang (KMT) forces but had to leave again in May 1949.

Taiwan President: Taiwanese People Are Watching Hong Kong Closely

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2014 | World

TAIPEI, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has said the Taiwanese people are paying close attention to the events in Hong Kong and hope...

LOOK: Taiwan's Massive Protest Is Also Strikingly Beautiful

Posted 04.02.2014 | World

Holding aloft sunflowers, over 100,000 thronged through the streets of Taiwan's capital Taipei on Sunday, accusing their government of ramming through...

Potential Constitutional Crisis in Taiwan Erupts Over China Trade Pact

Brian Christopher Jones | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Brian Christopher Jones

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan is now literally under citizen control. Late Tuesday night protesters, unhappy with the scrutiny applied to a service trade pact with China, stormed the Legislative Yuan and have occupied the building ever since.

WikiLeaks Cable: Chinese Official Fired For Alleged 'Honey Trap' Affair

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A U.S. diplomatic cable released by the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks says former Chinese Finance Minster Jin Renqing was fire...

Taiwan, China Exchange 1st Direct Messages

AP | DEBBY WU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Taiwanese and Chinese presidents swapped messages Monday, the first such exchange since the two sides split amid civil war ...

World Games: China Boycotts Opening Ceremony In Taiwan

AP | PETER ENAV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The 100-strong Chinese delegation boycotted the opening ceremony of the World Games in Taiwan on Thursday, underscoring the lim...

China Ready To Negotiate Peace Deal Wiith Taiwan

guardian.co.uk | Tania Branigan in Beijing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China is ready to talk to Taiwan about reaching a peace deal, the Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao, said today....

Wild Strawberries: Taiwanese Student Movement Stirs Anew

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marc Cooper

A defiant, peaceful march by 5,000 protesters to the grounds of the Presidential Palace yesterday marked the first month's anniversary of a renewed and re-invigorated national pro-democracy student movement.