Learn from us, Taiwan tells China on Tiananmen anniversary

Jun 4, 2017

Learn from us, Taiwan tells China on Tiananmen anniversary

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Taiwan's president offered on Sunday to help China transition to democracy, on the anniversary of China's bloody crackdown on student-led pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Tsai Ing-wen said that the biggest gap between Taiwan and China is democracy and freedom, needling Beijing ...

The politics of protest in Asian democracies

| Dec 17, 2016

The politics of protest in Asian democracies

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Across Asia we are witnessing political turmoil and vigorous political contestation. South Korea's "candlelight revolution," involving millions of citizens demonstrating for several weeks in Seoul, instigated the landslide vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye by the National Assembly on Dec. 9. In Taiwan, there ...

China urges U.S. to block transit by Taiwan president Tsai

/ Dec 7, 2016

China urges U.S. to block transit by Taiwan president Tsai

China called on U.S. officials on Tuesday not to let Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pass through the United States en route to Guatemala next month, days after President-elect Donald Trump irked Beijing by speaking to Tsai in a break with decades of precedent. The U.S. ...