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Triad Boss And His Wife Arrested In Taiwan

On October 2 Taiwanese police arrested a member of the notorious Bamboo Gang (竹聯幫) alongside 6 other suspects, including his wife. The authorities launched a crackdown on organized crime after triad members allegedly backed by China were involved in violent clashes with pro-independence protesters on September 24. As […]

“Taiwan Will Never Be A Country” – China Responds To Taiwanese Premier’s Pro-Independence Speech

Ma Xiaoguang (马晓光), spokesperson for China‘s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO), told reporters on Wednesday that Taiwan “is not a country and can never become a country”. Ma was responding to Taiwanese Premier William Lai Ch’ing-teh’s recent pro-independence comments. At a question time session in the Taiwanese legislature Lai […]