Latest Chen Shui-bian Stories

2008-11-12 06:00:07

By Paul Wiseman TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Following the highest-level talks ever between China and Taiwan, Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou expressed hope Tuesday for an eventual peace accord with the two longtime rivals.

2008-08-19 12:00:37

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kung Pao website on 18 August; subheadings as received [Unattributed report: "Mainland ARATS President Chen Yunlin Is Scheduled To Visit Taiwan in November To Discuss Aviation Rights"] Through recent cross-Strait connections, it has been decided that Chen Yunlin, president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits [ARATS] will visit Taiwan in November.

2006-09-02 23:47:27

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - A blind Chinese human rights activist whose jailing last month sparked an international outcry has filed an appeal, asserting authorities stifled his defense and apparently coerced witnesses into testifying against him.

2006-08-24 09:00:08

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese co

2006-08-08 03:02:13

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - The Beijing Olympics, which open two years to the day, will act as a catalyst for political and social development in China, organizing committee Secretary General Wang Wei said on Tuesday.

2006-07-20 03:20:34

By C.C. Yao ILAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan staged its biggest live-fire army drills in about 20 years on Thursday, showcasing latest weaponry designed to combat a potential Chinese attack as Beijing builds its military might.

2006-07-17 01:48:49

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian will meet senior member of his ruling party and lawmakers later on Monday to fend off mounting calls for him to step down over a string of financial scandals.

2006-06-28 21:35:07

By Benjamin Kang Lim TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's scandal-plagued President Chen Shui-bian has staved off an unprecedented parliamentary vote to unseat him, but his woes and the island's political crisis are far from over.

2006-06-27 00:44:11

By Benjamin Kang Lim TAIPEI (Reuters) - Scandal-plagued Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian offered to mend fences with China and the island's opposition on Tuesday after surviving an unprecedented parliamentary vote aimed at unseating him.

2006-06-26 21:24:39

By Benjamin Kang Lim TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's parliament gathered on Tuesday to vote on an opposition motion to oust President Chen Shui-bian as thousands protested outside, but the unprecedented challenge to the embattled leader appears set to fail.

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