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    Taiwan: Over 20,000 march on May Day

    ‘Defend pensions! Stop corruption!’ Chris Dite in Taipei Around 20,000 Taiwanese workers used this year’s May Day to rally against austerity and cuts to the pension. Workers weaved through the central Taipei city streets today , despite the col...

    Taiwan: Biggest ever demonstrations against nuclear power

    Over 200,000 take to the streets on the eve of Japan’s Fukushima anniversary – to demand a nuclear-free Taiwan Hsu Hsiao-ming and Pasha in Taipei Massive demonstrations were held across Taiwan on ‘309’ – Saturday 9 March – demanding the scrappi...

    What’s behind the Japan-China island conflict?

    Rising national tensions point to new turbulent era in East Asia Vincent Kolo presents a view of the Diaoyu Island conflict as a contribution to discussion within the Chinese section of the CWI The conflict over disputed islands in the East Chi...

    Taiwan: A successful meeting for solidarity with Hualon strikers

    Solidarity and struggle until victory CWI in Taiwan 22 July was an exciting day, because Hualon textile workers came to Taipei from Miaoli, 100km away, and had a discussion with people. This discussion was held by CWI Taiwan and other groups. 4...

    Taiwan: Textile workers occupy Hualon Factory

    Solidarity needed in fight to save jobs CWI Taiwan Three hundred textile workers in the Hualon Corporation’s factory in Miaoli County, Taiwan declared indefinite strike more than a month ago on 6 June. Since then they have occupied the factory ...

    Taiwan: Over 5,000 march against nuclear power

    Anniversary of Japan’s twin disasters and Fukushima meltdown sees nuclear capitalists back on the offensive Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “We must close down all nuclear power plants… We demand the democratic public ownership and control of Ta...

    Taiwan’s history: Every five years a rebellion

    Taiwan was first incorporated into China by the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) in 1683. It first became a province of China in 1885, ten years before the Qing surrendered it to the Japanese in the Sino-Japanese war.  By Laurence CoatesHan Chinese settle...

    China and Taiwan: Reunification or confrontation?

    China’s adoption of an Anti-Secession Law (ASL) on 14 March, threatening non-peaceful steps should Taiwan declare formal independence, marked a sharp rise in tensions across the Taiwan Strait.  By Laurence Coates In April, mass anti-Japanese pr...

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