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  1. The Chinese Are on the Verge of Dominating a New Domain: Near SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Yahoo!

    ... who supported Taiwan independence. It did not end well for the Chinese. The candidate from the pro-independence Kuomintang party won the election, and the United States demonstrated its support of Taiwan by sending two carrier battle groups, an ...

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  2. China accuses US warship of 'violating its sovereignty' in South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | ABC News

    ... as the 'Nine Dash Map'. Taiwan also makes claims based on the same map, as it was created by the nationalist Kuomintang government, which fled to Taiwan after the communists seized power in China. Vietnam also claims the Spratlys and the Paracels as ...

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  3. Letters Page, January 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | South China Morning Post

    ... that could destabilise Taiwan. It has made great strides since being ruled by a corrupt dictatorship after the Kuomintang fled there when the Communist Party took power on the mainland in 1949. The one-China principal should be interpreted to mean ...

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  4. Taiwan plans to invest in advanced arms as China flexes its musclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Indian Express

    ... face intense Chinese scrutiny. The planned increases mark a change in commitment from the previous China-friendly Kuomintang government under President Ma Ying-jeou, under whom defence spending from 2009 to 2016 slid from 3 percent to 2.1 percent of ...

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  5. Taiwan plans to invest in advanced arms as China flexes its musclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... face intense Chinese scrutiny. The planned increases mark a change in commitment from the previous China-friendly Kuomintang government under President Ma Ying-jeou, under whom defence spending from 2009 to 2016 slid from 3 per cent to 2.1 per cent ...

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  6. Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 184Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... next 22 years. She served in the Yuan from 1930-32, and became a member of the Central Executive Committee of the Kuomintang in 1945. She was his ambassador to western nations due to her fluent English and spent parts of World War II in the United ...

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  7. Can Tokyo traverse the tightrope between Beijing and Taipei?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | South China Morning Post

    ... will vote for their leaders at the end of this year. If her ruling DPP loses key mayoral seats to the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party, it will reduce her chances for re-election in 2020. The only remaining roadblock for the trade pact is Taiwan's ...

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  8. Urban renewal project in Taipei retains Japanese colonial era featuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Japan Times

    ... infrastructure was in place, said architecture professor Hsu Yu-chien of Taiwan's Huafan University, and Kuomintang officials could focus on feeding, housing and employing the displaced newcomers. Decades of growth followed as the city expanded ...

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  9. Taipei protests after Beijing opens new aviation corridors over Taiwan StraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | NEWS.com.au

    ... of 60 to 70 aircraft flying the M503 route daily. Taiwan and the mainland have been governed separately since Kuomintang forces led by Chiang Kai-shek were defeated by the communists under Mao Zedong and fled to Taiwan in 1949. Beijing has since ...

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  10. Is China planning to take Taiwan by force in 2020?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | South China Morning Post

    ... relations have deteriorated . Third, the influence of Taiwan's political parties is waning. Even if the Kuomintang wins back power, it would not be in a position to lead cross-strait unification. Thus, though on the surface Beijing has continued to ...

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  11. Preventing cross-Strait communication goes against will of the people: spokespersonRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Xinhuanet

    The current Taiwan authorities have attempted to interfere with and prevent cross-Strait communication and such activities go against the will of the people, said a Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday. An Fengshan, spokesperson with the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, made the remarks at a press conference Wednesday, when commenting on the current Taiwan authorities' decision to reject Taiwan-based Kuomintang Party Vice Chairman Tseng Yung-chuan's application to visit the mainland.

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  12. Why Xi Jinping faces his own corruption test in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... The 1912-1949 Republic of China was also beset by corruption. Mao Zedong's highlighting of the corruption among Kuomintang leaders helped the Communists, with proletariat values and grass roots origins, win the civil war. I left China in 1949 to ...

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  13. Chinese KMT Revolutionary Committee holds national congressRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    The Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang , one of the eight non-Communist political parties on the Chinese mainland, began its 13th national congress Wednesday. Wang Huning, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, delivered a congratulatory letter to the RCCK on behalf of the CPC Central Committee.

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  14. China leaves Mao's legacy alone, even as Taiwan purges Chiang'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Cary Huang says Taiwan's re-evaluation of Chiang's legacy should prompt some similar reflections on the tragedies of Maoism in China - but probably won't No one played a bigger role in shaping China 's history in the 20th century than former Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek and his long-time communist foe Mao Zedong. There are plenty of good reasons to compare them, as they had many resemblances in personality and philosophy of rule, and are the most controversial figures in modern Chinese history.

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  15. China should resume dialogue with TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | The Japan Times

    ... 2016, Beijing suspended an official dialogue mechanism with Taipei, which had been established by the previous Kuomintang-led government. Tsai rejects China's demand that she accept a "1992 Consensus" between China and Taiwan, which upholds the "One ...

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  16. Beijing Can't Understand Taiwan's DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... were enemies, they were mutually comprehensible. When Taiwan became a democracy but was still dominated by the Kuomintang, a party the Communists had long dealt with, China could manage. However, today's vibrant and participatory society in Taiwan ...

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  17. Is Taiwan trying to erase links to mainland China, or forget a bloody past?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    A recent Taiwanese legislative motion to remove all tributes to Chiang Kai-shek , the former Kuomintang leader and dictator, is not merely a continuation of this practice it is a significant advancement in the philosophy of rule. The transitional justice bill, passed by the island's legislature on December 5, requires the removal of all symbols related to the former strongman leader, as well as the renaming of streets and schools named in his honour.

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  18. Pigeons are released to symbolise the victims of the 1937 Nanking massacre. Photo: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... Mao. There were hopes of reunification with Taiwan, and emphasising what the communists and nationalists (Kuomintang) had in common, a shared resistance to the Japanese during the war, made more sense that stressing the civil war that had divided ...

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  19. Taiwanese politics and culture commentator barred from Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... Tsai Ing-wen, of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The GACC was founded in 1967 by late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek to promote a revival of Chinese culture on the mainland. The association has always been headed by ...

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  20. Taiwan moves to erase authoritarian legacy with new lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Tsai's opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took the leadership and a majority in parliament from the Kuomintang (KMT) in elections in 2016, it has targeted Chiang's legacy. Earlier this year it announced a hall in memory of the dictator - ...

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