Type: Country
Name: Taiwan
population: 22,794,800
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 10 reports

Why is Taiwan watching Hong Kong?

China's central government has long hoped that Taiwan would one day adopt a "one country, two systems" framework like Hong Kong's. But the pro-democracy protests may make it harder for Beijing to sell the idea that Taiwan could preserve its current political ... [Published ABC Online - 37 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 3 reports

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy Note 4, Gear S and Gear Circle

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4, as well as new smart wearable devices, including Gear S and Gear Circle, in the Taiwan market. The Galaxy Note 4 is available at NT$24,900 (US$818) unlocked.Taiwan is one ... [Published DigiTimes Taiwan - 49 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 7 reports

Global growth hopes hit as Asian manufacturing slows down

Hopes for a pick up in world growth this year have been hit by new data which shows factory activity stumbled across much of Asia in September, with slowdowns in India, Japan, and Taiwan and an outright decline in South Korea.The lacklustre performance ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 54 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Taiwan supports Hong Kong universal suffrage

Politics Students from Hong Kong and Macau studying at southern Taiwan’s National Sun Yat-sen University back calls for Hong Kong democracy Sept. 29 in Kaohsiung City. (Liberty Times)President Ma Ying-jeou reaffirmed his backing for free elections in ... [Published Taiwan Today - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Taiwan's domestically built submarine could enter service by 2025

ROCN Hai Lung, one of Taiwan's two Chien Lung-class nuclear-powered submarines purchased from the Netherlands. (Photo/China Times)If the United States is willing to provide assistance to Taiwan, the Republic of China Navy's first domestically built submarine ... [Published Want China Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 10 reports

Regime change is the real aim of protesters

When social activists talk about peaceful demonstrations and non-violent protests now, we will no longer believe their words or overlook their actions. From the color revolutions and Arab Spring to political protests in Thailand and the Sunflower movement ... [Published CHINAdaily - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Protest, Hong Kong, Taiwan
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

MOL cancels foreign labor compulsory departure rules

The China Post news staffTAIPEI, Taiwan -- Foreign blue-collar workers in Taiwan no longer need to leave the country every year, according to a new plan announced by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) yesterday and set for Legislative Yuan review today.Under ... [Published China Post - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

BBC News - Why Taiwan is watching Hong Kong protests

Protests in Hong Kong ignite support in Taiwan ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: BBC News, Taiwan, Hong Kong
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 40 reports

Jiang expresses support for Hong Kong democracy campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Jiang Yi-huah told lawmakers Tuesday that he was in favor of direct election s in Hong Kong according to the protesters’ demands.Pressured by opposition Democratic Progressive Party legislator Chen Chi-mai, Jiang said that ... [Published Taiwan News Online - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Hong Kong, Democracy, Taiwan
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 17 reports

Hong Kong Protests Threat to Xi and his 'Chinese Dream'

The swelling protests in Hong Kong that have gripped the world’s attention are Xi Jinping’s and the Chinese Communist Party’s worst nightmare. The fear is that if not properly contained, the street protests could flare into China’s own version of a color ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Hong Kong, Protest, China
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 8 reports

Hong Kong withdraws riot police

A statement posted on the government’s website read: “Because citizens gathered on the street have calmed, riot police have been withdrawn.”The statement also called on protesters “to give up occupied roads as soon as possible for emergency vehicles to ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 6 reports

Taiwan students protest at trade office in support of Hong Kong democracy

Protesters in Taiwan have demanded that all economic and political talks with China end immediately in a show of support for the democracy protests in Hong Kong.Demonstrators led by the prominent Taiwanese student activist Chen Weiting gathered outside ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]


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