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DPP Chairman Discussions

Sign of the rising price of metal: One of my neighbors is an artist who works in various metals. This weekend he surprised a thief attempting to make off with some metal which he had kept as parts for his work. The thief had stolen one basket and was surprised when he came back for [...]

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Hsieh Win: Media Round-Up

WaPo hosts an article by Annie Huang of the AP:
A former Taiwanese premier who has pushed for better relations with rival China will head the ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s ticket in 2008 elections, the party’s presidential candidates said Monday.
When Taiwan held its first direct presidential election in 1996, he ran as the vice presidential candidate [...]

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Letter: absolutely the last word on AP and Lu

The Taipei Times was kind enough to run my letter on the AP’s use of the “scum of nation” in describing Vice President Lu:
What AP Did
The recent “scum of the nation” flap, and the response to it from the Taipei Times, Associated Press (AP) and other organizations, shows that the media still do not understand [...]

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CNN Channels Beijing in describing Lu

The DPP is now officially overflowing with candidates for the 2008 Presidential elections as Annette Lu tossed her fur scarf into the ring. Hardly was she out of the gate when CNN came under fire from all over for its ridiculous story that repeated insulting Chinese characterizations of Lu UPDATE: As the comments below [...]

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