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Xi Jinping's Provocative Speech And Taiwanese "Consensus"

Chinese President Xi Jinping's Jan. 2 speech addressing "reunification" with Taiwan has done what no political leader on the island nation has managed recently: set off a wave of unity among the ...

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What Same-Sex Marriage Referendum Failure Says About Taiwan

The referenda that rejected marriage equality in Taiwan last month was not only a huge blow to the country’s LGBT community, but also a political setback to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party ...

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Fast (School) Food! Chinese Students Forced To Eat Lunch Standing

Chairs have been removed from the cafeteria in a high school in Henan Province. The reason: save ...

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The Many Paradoxes Of Taiwan's Own Quest For Independence

While the world is focused on Catalan and Kurdish movements for nationhood, Taiwan lives in the s...

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Aging Taiwan And The Doubts Of A Faraway Daughter

PARIS — Last month, I made my annual trip back to Taiwan around the Chinese New Year to see my parents. My mother, who is 86, has not being doing too badly even though she has a mild but ...

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Trump And My Taiwan: A Phone Call Can Change Everything

PARIS — I first heard the news with a text message from my son late last Friday night: Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen had spoken by telephone with Donald Trump. I cannot describe the joy I felt. ...

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Presidential Privacy, Assange Loses, Florence Parking

SPOTLIGHT: PRIVATE LIVES, PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS A little Internet brush fire is spreading in China after a Beijing state-run newspaper ...

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Taiwan Survivors, Europe Stocks Nosedive, Eagles Vs. Drones

TWO SURVIVORS FOUND AMID TAIWAN RUBBLE [Photo: Zhang Guojun/Xinhua] Taiwan rescuers have found two ...