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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.

2006-06-26 04:57:03

By Benjamin Kang Lim TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's opposition has gathered over 1.5 million signatures calling on President Chen Shui-bian to resign on the eve of a parliamentary vote seeking to oust him over a series of scandals, it said on Monday.

2006-06-18 23:28:08

By John Ruwitch TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian's popularity has risen slightly since May, a poll showed on Monday, but more than half the respondents felt he was unfit to rule.

2006-06-18 02:54:46

CHANGHUA, Taiwan (Reuters) - Thousands of people rallied in central Taiwan on Sunday, marking the third straight weekend of protests calling for President Chen Shui-bian to resign over scandals involving his family and senior aides.

2006-06-12 20:20:16

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A special session of Taiwan's parliament convenes on Tuesday for the opposition to present a motion to oust President Chen Shui-bian, turning up the heat over a series of scandals involving his family and former aides.

2006-06-10 06:15:22

By Richard Dobson TAIPEI (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Taiwan's capital on Saturday for the second consecutive weekend, calling for President Chen Shui-bian to quit over a deepening financial scandal involving his family members.

2006-06-10 06:03:04

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Taiwan's capital on Saturday for the second consecutive weekend, calling for President Chen Shui-bian to quit over a deepening financial scandal involving his family members.

2006-05-30 03:08:43

By Benjamin Kang Lim TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's biggest opposition party is waiting for scandals besetting President Chen Shui-bian to snowball and implicate other members of the first family before seeking his ouster, party leader Ma Ying-jeou said on Tuesday.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.