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The risks for Taiwan in a 'Ma-Hu' meeting

The proposal floated in Washington last week for a meeting between Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou and People's Republic of China State Chairman Hu Jintao during the November 2011 meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leader's forum in Hawaii presents major risks for Taiwan.

During a major conference on cross-strait relations held in Washington D.C. last week, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Vice President Doug Paal suggested that U.S. President Barack Obama should invite Ma to the APEC forum slated to be held in Hawaii next November.


Behind China’s words lies self-interest

Many experts are currently discussing the pros and cons of signing an economic cooperation framework agreement (ECFA) with China.

However, remarks made by both the Taiwanese and Chinese governments and their representatives have deviated so far from common sense that the ECFA has already morphed into something never before heard of in the history of diplomacy.


China’s rise could land Taiwan in hot water

Recently, BBC World Service announced an annual opinion poll by GlobeScan, an international opinion research consultancy that was conducted across 28 countries, asking more than 29,000 adults whether they considered the influence of different countries in the world to be mostly positive or mostly negative.

About 34 percent of respondents said they had a positive view of China’s influence in the world.


United States asked to expel Republic of China in-exile from Taiwan

Expel the Republic of China in-exile from Taiwan was the message several hundred demonstrators delivered to the American Institute in Taiwan. Spirits were high despite a light drizzle and flags, signs and banners were in profusion.

Coordinating a coalition of groups and individuals seeking a Taiwanese nation was Roger Lin of the Formosa Nation Legal Strategy Association. Lin called on the United States to supervise a transitional government upon the expulsion of the Republic of China referring to U.S. obligations under the San Francisco Peace Treaty.


Taiwan's democracy radio Ocean Voice raided by ROC police third time this year

The Voice of Ocean Taiwan, 95.9 FM in Taichung, Taiwan was again shut down from broadcasting following a police raid to the station’s Shin-Ser tower for the second time this month.

The Republic of China in-exile five times has refused to grant the pro-Taiwan independence Ocean Voice radio station a license to operate despite the empty frequency Ocean Voice uses. Ocean Voice Executive Director James Chang explains why the station has operated 15 years without a license.


Amendment threatens democracy

In its second reading of the amendment to the Personal Data Protection Act (個人資料保護法), the legislature passed the new, expanded version covering medical care, genetics, sex, health checks, criminal records, contact information and financial situation, as well as social activities and other personal data.

In addition, media and elected officials publishing personal information must obtain the approval of the party concerned before doing so. Even if it is necessary and in the public interest, one cannot identify the individual concerned.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the 1979 “Message to Compatriots in Taiwan” at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) yesterday said he would not renounce the use of force against foreign forces and pro-Taiwan independence “separatists” that interfere with China’s goal of peaceful unification as he announced plans to explore using the “one country, two systems” model with Taiwan.