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Taiwan should be part of global groups: Arbour

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Louise Arbour, winner of the Tang Prize in rule of law this year, yesterday said that it makes sense for Taiwan to have a seat in international organizations such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), where the participation of every nation is important.

Arbour, who received the award at a ceremony in Taipei on Sunday, made the comment during a discussion session after giving a speech at National Taiwan University on the rule of law.

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Reject Beijing, ‘consensus,’ TSU says

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Taiwan Solidarity Union legislators yesterday hold a news conference at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, urging the government to take a more forceful response to China’s obstruction of Taiwan’s participation in this year’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly in Canada.
Photo: Huang Yao-cheng, Taipei Times

The Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) yesterday urged the government to take measures in response to China’s obstruction of Taiwan’s participation in this year’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly in Canada, with the party calling on the government to openly denounce Beijing and reject the so-called “1992 consensus.”

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Jackie Chan replicas axed

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Bronze zodiac sculptures donated by Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan are on display outside the National Palace Museum Southern Branch in Chiayi County on March 1.
Photo: Chang Chia-ming, Taipei Times

The National Palace Museum is to remove replicas of artwork donated by Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan (成龍) amid controversy over Chinese attempts at “cultural unification,” museum Director Lin Jeng-yi (林正儀) said at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday.

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Committee freezes KMT bank account

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Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee Chairman Wellington Koo, right, speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Chien Jung-fong, Taipei Times

The Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee yesterday said it froze a bank account of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) over the issuance of 10 checks worth a collective NT$520 million (US$16.54 million) immediately after a law was promulgated prohibiting political parties from disposing of assets presumed to have been obtained illegally.

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Group marches in New York for UN bid

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Hundreds of US-based Taiwanese and supporters march in New York City on Saturday, calling for Taiwan UN membership ahead of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.
Photo: CNA

Hundreds of Taiwanese living in the US on Saturday joined a Taiwanese delegation in a march in New York City, calling for Taiwan to be granted UN membership ahead of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly that begins tomorrow.

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US bill seeks to allow high-level Taiwanese visits

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US Representative Steve Chabot on May 29 speaks at a gathering of Republican activists in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Photo: AP

Members of the US House of Representatives on Thursday introduced a draft Taiwan travel act that seeks to lift restrictions and allow all high-level officials of Taiwan, including the president, to visit Washington.

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Stones thrown at assets committee’s building

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Photographers and police look at the front door of the building housing the Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee yesterday after a stone-throwing incident shattered the glass.
Photo: Chien Jung-fong, Taipei Times

Two men yesterday threw rocks at the front door of the building housing the Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee, shattering the glass and prompting Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) to say that the committee should operate in “a rational and legal” manner to prevent public backlashes.

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Newsflash

DHARAMSHALA, October 25: Phayul is receiving confirmed information from Tibet that another Tibetan monk self-immolated in an apparent protest against China’s occupation today.

According to sources in exile, Dawa Tsering a 38 year-old monk from Kardze Monastery in eastern Tibet set himself ablaze at around 9.30 am local time.