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DPP caucus calls for ban on China streaming media

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Democratic Progressive Party legislators Yeh Yi-jin, left, and Cheng Yun-peng display information about video streaming services by Tencent Holdings and Youku Tudou at a news conference at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Chien Jung-fong, Taipei Times

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers yesterday called on regulators to block Chinese media corporations from establishing a foothold in Taiwan, after the Chinese-language Liberty Times (sister newspaper of the Taipei Times) reported that Tencent Holdings (騰訊) and Youku Tudou (優酷) plan to start offering local video streaming services in May.

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NTU professor illegal member of Chinese board: legislator

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A composite image released yesterday by New Power Party Legislator Huang Kuo-chang shows a photograph of National Taiwan University finance professor Lee Tsun-siou together with a table, indicating Lee’s directorship of Shanghai-based China International Fund Management Co Ltd.
Photo courtesy of Huang Kuo-chang’s legislative office

National Taiwan University (NTU) finance professor Lee Tsun-siou (李存修) engaged in illegal part-time work by sitting on the board of directors of China International Fund Management (上投摩根基金管理), an investment fund company wholly controlled by the Shanghai Municipal Government, New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) claimed yesterday.

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Visiting US ambassador calls on China to release Taiwanese activist

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A visiting US official responsible for religious freedom yesterday urged the Chinese government to release jailed Taiwanese democracy activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲), who is serving a five-year prison term in China on charges of subversion of state power.

US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, who is visiting Taiwan for a regional religious freedom forum, the first of its kind, made the call during a news briefing in Taipei after a meeting with Lee’s wife, Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜).

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Tibetan uprising: Groups call for Dalai Lama visit

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The Dalai Lama, center, arrives at a Long Life offering prayer at the main Buddhist temple of Tsuglagkhang, near the town of Dharamsala, India, on Feb. 27.
Photo: EPA-EFE

Tibetan advocates yesterday joined New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) in launching a petition to invite the Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan this year, and urged civic organizations, religious groups and the public to help make it happen.

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US’ Ted Yoho plugs WHA role

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US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar speaks during healthcare pricing roundtable in the White House in Washington on Jan. 23.
Photo: Bloomberg

US Representative Ted Yoho on Friday sent a letter to US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, urging him to visit Taiwan next month to attend an international workshop on public health and advocate for Taiwan’s participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA).

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Su demands action on violence

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Armed police officers raid the night club X-Cube in Taichung on Wednesday.
Photo: Chang Jui-chen, Taipei Times

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday reiterated a warning to late-night entertainment proprietors and local police to better combat street fighting after a spate of violence in the past few weeks.

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Senators urge visit by Trump official

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The new American Institute in Taiwan compound is pictured in Taipei’s Neihu District on June 12 last year.
Photo: Chang Chia-ming, Taipei Times

Sixteen US senators on Monday wrote a joint letter urging US President Donald Trump to send a Cabinet official to Taipei next month to attend a major event to be held by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT).

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Newsflash

Former president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) suggested yesterday that a campaign against President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) in 2012 should have one aim: replacing a Beijing-centric government with one that is more focused on Taiwan.

His remarks come after the Chinese-language United Daily News quoted sources close to the former president as saying that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) should look for political figures outside the party for its nominees prior to 2012.