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Taiwan braces for pro-China fake news deluge as elections loom

Jun 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM

In Taiwan, the term 'red media' describes both legitimate news outlets, and more opaque online sources that flood the democratic island with either pro-China coverage or outright disinformation

In this photo taken on June 23, 2019, protesters hold placards with messages that read "reject red media" and "safeguard the nation's democracy" during a rally against pro-China media in front of the Presidential Office building in Taipei. With a presidential election looming Taiwan is bracing for a new deluge of fake news and disinformation -- much of it emanating from China and aimed at making sure Beijing's preferred party wins the day, analysts say.  HSU Tsun-hsu / AFP

Taiwan drops 'China-centric' curriculum after protests

Jun 01, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Education ministry officials say they took into account the public outrage over the curriculum

epa05328155 Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen gestures during the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, 25 May 2016. Tsai held her first press conference after taking office last 20 May 2016. Tsai Ing-wen is Taiwan's first female leader, and also the first president from the former opposition with a parliamentary majority, under China's watchful gaze. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

China state media warn Taiwan president-elect against 'hypocrisy'

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:30 PM

She has a responsibility to keep the peaceful development of cross Straits relations on track

LEADING WOMAN. Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen (L) waves to supporters after winning the presidential elections, in Taipei, Taiwan, January 16, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns China after landslide victory

Jan 17, 2016 - 1:19 AM

Our democratic system national identity and international space must be respected Any forms of suppression will harm the stability of cross strait relations

PRESIDENT-ELECT. Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen addresses members of the media after winning the election on January 16, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA

Tsai Ing-wen becomes Taiwan president in landslide victory

Jan 16, 2016 - 7:35 PM

3rd UPDATE Tsai will become the island s first female president Meanwhile the ruling KMT party loses its parliamentary majority for the first time

NEW PRESIDENT. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen casts her vote in New Taipei City on January 16, 2016. Philippe Lopez/AFP

'Super weekend' rallies in Taiwan ahead of presidential vote

Jan 10, 2016 - 2:13 AM

It is the last weekend of campaigning before Taiwan chooses a president next Saturday January 16

TAIWAN VOTE. A supporter gestures next to a campaign flag of Tsai Ing-wen, presidential candidate for Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), during a rally in southern Kaohsiung on January 9, 2016. Sam Yeh/AFP

Taiwan says China summit 'first step' to normalizing ties

Nov 05, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Taiwanese President Ma Ying jeou hails the meeting as for the welfare of the next generation

MEETING SOON. Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (R) will be the first meeting of the leaders of the two sides since 1949. Xi photo by Mark Ralston/AFP; Ma photo by EPA

China, Taiwan leaders to hold historic meeting

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:55 AM

UPDATED The surprise meeting follows a gradual warming of relations with Beijing since Taiwan s President Ma Ying jeou of the China friendly Kuomintang KMT came to power in 2008

MEETING SOON. Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (R) will be the first meeting of the leaders of the two sides since 1949. Xi photo by Mark Ralston/AFP; Ma photo by EPA

Penyesuaian kilometer, tarif KRL turun

Mar 26, 2015 - 9:08 AM

Tarif tiket KRL di 3 rute turun dan hanya satu rute yang naik karena penyesuaian tarif dengan sistem jarak Tapi uang jaminan dan pinalti ikut naik

Gerbong khusus wanita di Commuter Line jurusan Jakarta-Bogor-Depok-Tangerang-Bekasi. Foto diambil dalam rangka hari perempuan pada 8 Maret 2015 oleh Adi Weda/EPA

Resurgent Taiwan opposition says China strategy must change

Jan 21, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The relationship must be examined and adjusted so as to ensure further development of the ties in a healthy balanced and orderly manner says Democratic Progressive Party chairwoman Tsai Ing wen

In this file photo, supporters of Taiwan's ruling Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) wave campaign flags near the Taipei 101 skyscraper at a campaign rally ahead of local elections in Taipei, Taiwan, 22 November 2014. David Chang/EPA

Taiwan's embattled ruling party looks to new leader to turn tide

Jan 17, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Rising star Eric Chu who stood unopposed is seen as as a safe pair of hands to strike the delicate balance of building relations with China and appeasing a frustrated electorate

NEXT PRESIDENT? New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (C) speaks to reporters after casting his vote in the ruling party KMT's election in New Taipei City, Taiwan, 17 January 2015. Photo by David Chang/EPA