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US study praises Taiwan’s spywork

By William Lowther

A new study by the Project 2049 Institute — a Washington-based security and public policy think tank — quotes unnamed sources as saying that Taiwan’s spying operations against China “are the most effective in the world.” Research fellow Ian Easton says in a footnote to theFULL STORY

HK students mob Leung Chun-ying, offer ultimatum

Hong Kong’s striking students yesterday gave the territory’s leader 48 hours to honor his promise to listen to the people, threatening further action if he failed to respond to their demands for greater democracy in the former British colony. The students are facing a showdown withFULL STORY

Lin Tzu-chi strikes gold in Incheon

Lin Tzu-chi (林子琦) broke two world records to snatch Taiwan’s second gold medal from China’s Deng Wei (鄧薇) in the women’s 63kg at the Asian Games yesterday and warned her rival she could lift even more weight, while Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然)FULL STORY

Syria airstrikes achieve aim: US

Combined US-Arab airstrikes at the heart of the Islamic State (IS) group’s military strongholds in Syria achieved their strategic aim of showing the extremists that their savage attacks will not go unanswered, the top US military officer said yesterday. The US and five Arab nations attackedFULL STORY

Housing Movement invites Ma to its ‘sleepout’ protest

By Lii Wen

A coalition of more than 70 civic groups under the banner of the Housing Movement (巢運) protested in front of the Presidential Office yesterday, demanding comprehensive reforms on housing policy. The activists invited President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) to their planned large “sleepout” to protest againstFULL STORY

HK students rally, strike for democracy2014-09-23

Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong yesterday to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes, underscoring a restive younger generation’s determination to challenge the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Dressed in white and wearing yellow ribbons, students from more thanFULL STORY

DPP, students voice support for HK strike2014-09-23

By Loa Lok-sin and Hong Mei-hsiu

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday voiced its support for the thousands of students and faculty members from 24 colleges and universities in Hong Kong who are on strike for democracy. “Democracy is a value that goes beyond borders. Repeatedly, the people of Hong KongFULL STORY

MAC minister unfit for job: DPP lawmaker2014-09-23

By Shih Hsiu-chuan

Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi’s (王郁琦) responses to recent incidents involving cross-strait ties show that he is no longer fit for the job, Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Pasuya Yao (姚文智) said yesterday. “Since you did not concern yourself with things within the Mainland AffairsFULL STORY

About 130,000 Syrians flood into Turkey, fleeing IS2014-09-23

Turkey yesterday said that about 130,000 people had flooded across its border from Syria fleeing an advance by Islamic State (IS) militants on a strategic Kurdish border town. The massive influx comes as militants advance toward Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane to the Kurds, Syria’s third-largestFULL STORY

Xinjiang explosions kill two, injure ‘many’: China2014-09-23

Two people were killed and “many” injured as explosions erupted in multiple locations in China’s Xinjiang on Sunday, according to authorities in the ethnically divided region that is on edge after a series of violent incidents this year. The blasts struck at least three locations inFULL STORY

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