Taiwan

Analysis: What now for Hong Kong’s Occupy movement?

By Tue, Dec 16, 2014 11:55AM UTC An excavation shovel is lowered to pick up an umbrella left behind by protesters as police clear barricades and tents on a main road in the occupied areas at Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong Monday. Pic: AP.

And so the protest in Hong Kong ends, not with a bang but with a whimper. Yesterday, the last protest site in Causeway Bay was cleared, effectively terminating the occupation of public spaces by protesters belonging to the ‘Umbrella Movement’.

New web service to boost access to higher education for Asian students

By Thu, Dec 04, 2014 6:04PM UTC The Study International website.

A new web service launched this week is aiming to make international higher education more accessible and affordable for Asian students looking to earn their university degrees in the West.

Taiwan president quits as party chair after poll loss

By Wed, Dec 03, 2014 5:19PM UTC Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou. Pic: AP.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou has resigned as chairman of the Beijing-friendly ruling Nationalist Party after surprisingly harsh local election losses.

Taiwan President Ma to resign as party chief after polls

By Tue, Dec 02, 2014 7:30PM UTC Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou. Pic: AP.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist Party says President Ma Ying-jeou is stepping down as party chairman following stiff defeats in local elections over the weekend.

US backs improved China-Taiwan relations

By Tue, Dec 02, 2014 10:51AM UTC Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says it will continue to support better ties between Taiwan and mainland China despite the rout suffered by Taiwan’s pro-Beijing ruling party in local elections.

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