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China targets 10 groups for ‘united front’

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Vice Minister of the United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee Ran Wanxiang takes part in a news conference in Beijing on Oct. 21 last year.
Photo: CNA

China is using economic incentives to target 10 types of groups in Taiwan as part of its “united front” tactics, an unnamed government official said, citing national security intelligence.

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Ministry decries Beijing bullying tactics

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This photo taken on Friday shows a woman walking past Marriott signage in Hangzhou in China`s Zhejiang province.
Authorities in China have shut down Marriott`s local website for a week after the US hotel giant listed Chinese-claimed regions such as Taiwan and Hong Kong as separate countries.
Photo: AFP

The Republic of China is an independent nation and its efforts to ameliorate relations with other members of the international community will not be affected by Chinese oppression, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Andrew Lee (李憲章) said yesterday.

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Lai is more likely to win presidency than Tsai: poll

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Taiwan Brain Trust executive officer Chen Chih-chung, center, speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Liu Hsin-de, Taipei Times

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would face considerable difficulty were she to seek re-election, while Premier William Lai (賴清德) has emerged as the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) strongest candidate for the 2020 presidential election, a pan-green think tank said yesterday.

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Academics urge measures against China

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Taiwan Thinktank researcher Tung Li-wen, right, speaks at a forum organized by the Cross-Strait Policy Association in Taipei yesterday in reaction to China’s unilateral changes in its use of the M503 flight route.
Photo: Chung Li-hua, Taipei Times

China’s move to launch northbound commercial flights on the M503 route compromises the integrity of Taiwan’s airspace, and the nation should reduce cross-strait flights to force negotiations with China while increasing its defense budget and develop asymmetric defense capabilities, academics said yesterday.

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NPP legislators go on hunger strike to protest DPP bill

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New Power Party legislators stage a hunger strike in front of the Presidential Office Building in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Chen Chih-chu, Taipei Times

Five New Power Party (NPP) legislators yesterday began a hunger strike in front of the Presidential Office Building in Taipei, calling on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), in her capacity as Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairperson, to order the DPP caucus to retract draft amendments to the Labor Standards Act (勞動基準法) from bills to be reviewed during an extraordinary legislative session that began yesterday.

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PRC aviation routes protested

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Beijing should immediately stop all flights on four civil aviation routes that were launched yesterday morning, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said yesterday, adding that aviation officials across the Taiwan Strait should begin negotiations on the issue as soon as possible.

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Petition to ban Chinese flag rejected by ministry

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Members of the China Unification Promotion Party commemorate China’s national day by waving and wearing China’s national flag near Taipei Railway Station on Oct. 1 last year.
Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times

An online petition to amend the Criminal Code to ban the Chinese national flag was yesterday rejected by the Ministry of Justice, which said it would infringe on people’s freedom of speech.

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Newsflash

After an article in the latest edition of the Economist magazine called President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) a bumbler, politicians across party lines yesterday said that Ma should thoroughly reflect on his leadership and governance practices.

In the piece entitled “Ma the Bumbler,” the global publication said that in addition to the dismal international economy, “Mr. Ma’s leadership is also to blame” for some of Taiwan’s problems.