Sunday Guardian Live:

… In this transitional period of uncertainty of trade, future opportunity is right for Taiwan’s new Southbound Policy to complement India’s Act East Policy and shift its business interests, both in terms of investment and manufacturing, to India. The two trading partners need to move at a rapid pace. The bilateral agreements between the two […]

The Guardian: China and Taiwan offered us huge bribes, say Solomon Islands MPs

… As part of an investigation of the inside story behind the diplomatic switch, the Guardian can reveal that MPs allege they were approached by representatives from the Chinese and Taiwanese governments and offered hundreds of thousands of dollars in exchange for their support. The deputy leader of the opposition, Peter Kenilorea Jr, told the […]

Focus Taiwan: Taiwan’s martial law victims urge young people to cherish democracy

… One of the survivors, 81-year-old Yang Tien-lang (楊田郎), said he was arrested in 1955 at the age of 17 for allegedly “spreading propaganda for traitors,” while working as a newspaper delivery boy. His superiors reported that he had scrawled subversive slogans such as “overthrow Chiang Kai-shek” and “join the Communist Party” on the wall […]

Taipei Times: DPP to pass anti-infiltration bill: source

… DPP caucus members have agreed to replace a bill to crack down on Chinese Communist Party (CCP) proxies in the nation with the anti-infiltration bill, which they believe is less controversial, the source said. The draft proposes that any person ordered or funded by “infiltration sources” to influence elections or referendums be sentenced to […]

Taipei Times: DPP pans KMT ‘violence’ against police

… The DPP condemns the KMT for using violence against civil servants for political purposes, DPP spokesman Ho Po-wen (何博文) said. Ho said that KMT legislators William Tseng (曾銘宗) and Lin Te-fu (林德福) also intimidated a ministry press official and repeatedly asked him whether he was a National Security Bureau agent, calling on the KMT […]

Taipei Times: KMT’s Chen accused of pushing officer

… A group of 10 to 20 KMT lawmakers and some city councilors on Friday tried to enter the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building to demand that Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) offer an explanation for the suicide last year of Su Chii-cherng (蘇啟誠), the then-director-general of the Osaka branch of the Taipei […]