Despite shaky start, Chen Wei-yin gets first win of the season (2014/04/09)

After struggling in his season debut, Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chen Wei-yin took the mound on Tuesday against the New York Yankees. The Taiwanese left hander hoped to get his first win of the season. 

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Plenary Sessions to Resume (2014/04/08)

As students prepare to end their occupation of the Legislature on Thursday evening, today Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng met with ruling and opposition lawmakers. They agreed to hold a plenary session this Friday. 

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Unsatisfied with government assurances, some students will continue protest (2014/04/08)

While most students seem happy to leave the Legislature on Thursday, some are unwilling. They vow to remain in the square in front of the Legislature and will be joined by members of more than 10 citizen groups. 

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Students will rely on promise from legislative speaker (2014/04/08)

Students are withdrawing from the Legislature following a pledge from Speaker Wang Jin-pyng to legislate a cross-Taiwan Strait monitoring mechanism ahead of the services trade pact. President Ma Ying-jeou promises to push for simultaneous review, but it is Wang who controls the legislative docket. 

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Students, support teams begin withdrawal from Legislature (2014/04/08)

Some members of the Sunflower Movement have already begun to leave the Legislature and surrounding areas. Many are saddened to see this part of their movement coming to an end. 

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Sunflower Movement plans to donate supplies and preserve artwork and banners (2014/04/08)

As students leave the Legislature, they will have to have to decide what to do with leftover supplies, posters and banners. Most items will be donated to charity while those with historical value will be preserved. 

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Debate begins over who pays for damage to the Legislature (2014/04/08)

Students departing the Legislature will leave behind millions of NT dollars in damage to facilities and equipment at the Legislature. They will rely on donations to pay for much of the damage, though it is unclear who will pay if they do not collect enough money. 

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Speculation over Hon Hai Chairman Terry Gou’s role in settling trade row (2014/04/08)

During the student occupation of the Legislature, there were occasional reports of Hon Hai Chairman Terry Gou inserting himself into discussions. Some believe Gou played a useful role in negotiating an end to the stalemate while others think he was simply posturing for Beijing. 

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Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin announces Songshan Line ready by year end (2014/04/08)

Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin announced today that the Songshan MRT line will open by the end of the year. A big change is that passengers coming from the Xindian area will no longer have direct access to Taipei Main Station and the Tamsui line. 

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Students announce they will end occupation of Legislature (2014/04/07)

The curtain will soon come down on a three-week occupation of Taiwan's legislature by students protesting a controversial trade pact with China. The students say they will leave by 6 pm Thursday, but stressed the occupation has been a victory for Taiwan’s democracy. 

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