Students to end 24-day siege of Taiwan parliament

Apr 10, 2014

Students to end 24-day siege of Taiwan parliament

Students who have occupied Taiwan’s parliament for 24 days to protest a trade pact with China planned to leave Thursday after receiving assurances the deal they see as imperiling the island’s autonomy would undergo legislative review. The pact would allow Chinese and Taiwanese service ...

Apr 7, 2014

Taiwan's 'sunflowers' bloom

A student-led occupation of the Taiwanese government's legislature to protest a cross-strait trade agreement — which is the centerpiece of President Ma Ying-jeou's political and economic agenda — enters its third week.