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Tsai lauds military after joint exercise

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President Tsai Ing-wen, center, observes a joint military exercise from the destroyer Keelung in waters off Yilan County’s Suao yesterday.
Photo: CNA, Courtesy of the Military News Agency

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday praised a military drill she observed in waters off eastern Taiwan and denied she was trying to upstage Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) as China prepares to hold military exercises in the Taiwan Strait.

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Minister calls on Kuan to come clean

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Minister of Education PanWen-chung answers questions yesterday at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei.
Photo: Fang Pin-chao, Taipei Times

Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) yesterday called on National Taiwan University (NTU) president-elect Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) to respond to allegations that he had illegally worked in China, saying that Kuan’s appointment would not be approved if a government task force found the allegation to be true.

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NPP surveys transitional justice committee nominees

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The New Power Party (NPP) legislative caucus yesterday issued a survey for the nominees of the Executive Yuan’s transitional justice promotion committee, saying that their answers would be used as a reference for evaluating whether the candidates are suitable for the position.

After the Act on Promoting Transitional Justice (促進轉型正義條例) passed its third reading on Dec. 5 last year, the Executive Yuan on March 27 nominated former Control Yuan member Huang Huang-hsiung (黃煌雄) as the chairman of the nine-member committee, while a few other nominees were announced last week.

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Free speech facing three threats: foundation head

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Pressure from China, flawed legislation and self-censorship among Taiwanese youth are the biggest threats to the nation’s freedom of speech, Nylon Cheng Liberty Foundation managing director Cheng Tsing-hua (鄭清華) said on Saturday.

April 7 was designated Free Speech Day in 2016 to commemorate democracy advocate Deng Nan-jung (鄭南榕), who set himself on fire 29 years ago to protest against government restrictions on the freedom of speech.

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Lee, Chen voice support for new referendum law

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Former president Lee Teng-hui talks to reporters at the launch of the Formosa Alliance in Kaohsiung yesterday.
Photo: Chang Chung-yi, Taipei Times

Former president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) yesterday urged Taiwanese to use a proposed referendum as an expression of Taiwan’s sovereignty at the launch of the Formosa Alliance in Kaohsiung.

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International groups lend support for independence

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Former president Lee Teng-hui, center, former vice president Annette Lu, left, and guests attend a news conference in Taipei on Feb. 28 announcing the formation of the Island of Joy and Happiness Coalition.
Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times

Overseas supporters of the Formosa Alliance’s (喜樂島聯盟) proposal for an independence referendum and the nation’s participation in the UN under the name “Taiwan” yesterday ran a full-page newspaper advertisement in Taiwan announcing their support.

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Calls for independent justice committee

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People lay flowers yesterday during a memorial service for victims of the 228 Massacre at the National 228 Memorial Museum in Taipei. The service was organized by Taiwan 228 Incident Care Association and the Memorial Foundation of 228.
Photo: Chien Jung-fong, Taipei Times

Taiwan 228 Incident Care Association director-general Pan Hsin-hsing (潘信行) yesterday called for the establishment of a privately run transitional justice promotion committee to monitor the state-run nine-member transitional justice promotion committee, which could begin operations this month.

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National Security Bureau Director-General Yang Kuo-chiang answers questions from lawmakers yesterday at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei.
Photo: CNA

The nation’s high-tech sector is under serious threat of industrial espionage as Chinese intelligence operatives target local companies for infiltration and collection of proprietary information, National Security Bureau (NSB) Director-General Yang Kuo-chiang (楊國強) told legislators yesterday.