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2005-09-25 03:41:39

By Alice Hung TAIPEI (Reuters) - Thousands of Taiwan people, mostly from pro-independence groups, marched through the streets of Taipei on Sunday to back a US$11 billion special arms budget aimed at fending off China but blocked by the parliament.

2005-09-13 21:16:26

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Taiwan failed on Wednesday for the 13th straight year to get a seat at the United Nations, a move that has been blocked annually since 1993 by archrival China and its allies. A committee of the U.N. General Assembly rejected two proposals that the question of U.N.

2005-09-12 03:04:13

BEIJING (Reuters) - Two Chinese democracy campaigners living in exile in the United States have filed a lawsuit against Chinese President Hu Jintao for persecution and libel ahead of his meeting with U.S. President George W. Bush.

2005-08-19 08:16:54

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - China has detained a U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for ideological foe Taiwan, keeping him under house arrest without charge for nearly three months, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said on Friday.

2005-08-13 02:48:04

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which views Taiwan as a breakaway province, said on Saturday the self-ruled island's 13th successive bid to join the United Nations was doomed to failure.

2005-08-11 01:23:44

TAIPEI (Reuters) - After holding months of live-fire war games to highlight a perceived growing military threat from giant neighbor China, Taiwan's military gave its people a taste of virtual war on Thursday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.