Vacant Post (2014/04/03)

The student occupation of the Legislative Yuan has indirectly left the nation without a top prosecutor. 

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15-year-old compiling impressive taekwondo resume (2014/04/03)

Tonight we go to Hualien to visit one of Taiwan’s best young taekwondo athletes. Fresh off a gold medal performance late last month, Wang Chen-yu says his goal is to eventually win gold at the Olympics. 

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Forecasters predict moderate temperatures over the long weekend (2014/04/03)

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DPP blocks attempt at legislative review of cross-strait trade-in-services pact (2014/04/02)

Review of the trade-in-services pact Taiwan signed with China is scheduled to take place tomorrow in legislative committee. But if today’s failed attempt at reconciliation is any indication, the review is unlikely to take place.

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DPP says president has failed to convince citizens of need for trade pact (2014/04/02)

For those suspicious of the cross-strait trade-in-services pact, yesterday President Ma Ying-jeou said not to worry because the pact is just like a marriage – it can always be terminated. Today the DPP took Ma to task for this and other comments by asking why Taiwan should enter into an agreement if the people aren’t sure how it will be beneficial. 

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Culture minister praises students’ style, says they lack substance (2014/04/02)

Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai praised students occupying the Legislative Yuan for their ability to organize a movement. But she also called their occupation of the lawmaking body illegal and unjustified. 

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Students continue to insist on citizens’ constitutional conference (2014/04/02)

The Cabinet seems likely to propose a national affairs conference on trade and economics to discuss opposition concerns over the cross-strait trade and services pact. This has failed to satisfy student demonstrators who insist on a citizens’ constitutional conference. 

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KMT lawmaker moots possibility of renegotiating trade pact (2014/04/02)

To give President Ma the space he needs to end the student-led occupation of the Legislative Yuan, KMT Legislator Lu Shiow-yen suggested that Beijing allow adjustments to the trade-in-services pact. But a Chinese official threw cold water on the idea by remarking that there are few precedents for trade talks being renegotiated. 

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Students stage sit-in over review of trade-in-services pact (2014/04/02)

As the DPP blocked review of the cross-strait trade-in-services pact inside the Legislative Yuan, students staged a sit-in outside. The students demand that legislation for a cross-strait agreement monitoring mechanism be completed before review of the pact proceeds. 

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Premier Jiang Yi-huah offers encouragement and extra funds to police officers (2014/04/02)

Student occupation of the Legislative Yuan has led to overtime for many of the nation’s police officers. Today Premier Jiang Yi-huah met with some of the officers and thanked them for their hard work.

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