April 26, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On April 26, 2010, Taiwan and China signed a landmark judicial cooperation agreement under which each side agreed to help repatriate suspected criminals. Although the transfers of almost 40,000 criminals and suspects have been facilitated between China and Taiwan through non-governmental agencies, ...[read more]
March 4, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian told the Japanese Yomiuri Shimbun daily in an interview reported Saturday that he was resolved to drafting a new constitution for the country better suited to its current circumstances. Earlier in the week, Chen stirred controversy when he put an end to a 15-year ...[read more]
March 26, 2005
by Tom Henry
Hundreds of thousands of protestors gathered Saturday in a massive rally and march through the streets of Taiwan's capital Taipei to voice their opposition to China's anti-secession law authorizing the potential use of force against Taiwan in order to achieve Chinese re-unification. Taiwan p... ...[read more]
March 14, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
As world capitals reacted Monday to China's adoption of a law authorizing non-peaceful means of reunification with Taiwan, the White House called the legislation unfortunate while Russia said it understood China's position. In Washington, White House spokesman Scott... ...[read more]
March 14, 2005
by D. Wes Rist
Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party announced a draft bill Monday that would give the President of Taiwan the power to take action to safeguard Taiwan's sovereignty and territory- if necessary, without legislative approval. The draft legislation, brought forward in res... ...[read more]
March 13, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
Anti-Secession Law, adopted at the Third Session of the Tenth Chinese National People's Congress, March 14, 2005, providing in Article 8 for non-peaceful means of reunification with Taiwan as a last resort:In the event that the Taiwan independence secessionist forces shou... ...[read more]
March 13, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
AP is reporting that in its Monday session in Beijing China's National People's Congress has approved an anti-secession law authorizing the use of non-peaceful means against Taiwan as a last resort in reunification.9:02 PM ET- China's Xinhua news agency now has more and has... ...[read more]
March 12, 2005
by Phillip Hong-Barco
The presidium of China's National People's Congress (NPC) announced Saturday that the nation's legislators will vote Monday on the passing of the Anti-Secession Law, aimed to foretall Taiwan's secession from China and to promote peaceful reunification and territorial integrity. The... ...[read more]
March 10, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Thursday rejected a US call for China to reconsider its proposed anti-secession law allowing for non-peaceful reunification of the country as a last resort, labeling Washington's comments irresponsible and warning the US no... ...[read more]
March 9, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
{JURIST] Taiwanese leaders have condemned the proposed Chinese anti-secession law outlined Tuesday at a meeting of the National People's Congress in Beijing. The law, the full draft of which has still not been made public, endorses non-peaceful means of reunification in t... ...[read more]

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