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  • Let's shift our focus to unrest in Taiwan... where hundreds of demonstrators stormed parliament

  • on Tuesday night... in protest of a trade deal with China.

  • Paul, what is the latest?

  • Three days in,... the large group of mainly university students and activists is still

  • occupying the main parliamentary chamber after barricading themselves inside.

  • Taipei's police tried to take back the building Wednesday but were unsuccessful, leaving 38

  • officers injured. At the center of the conflict is a trade agreement

  • that the protesters say would hurt Taiwan's economy and leave the country vulnerable to

  • pressure from Beijing. China is Taiwan's biggest trading partner,

  • and the trade pact is meant to open up each other's services market in up to 80 industries.

  • The protesters say they will take further action unless President Ma Ying-jeou responds

  • to their demands by Frday.

Let's shift our focus to unrest in Taiwan... where hundreds of demonstrators stormed parliament

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    阿多賓 posted on 2014/03/22
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