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Saturday, 26 March 2005

Taiwanese march to denounce Beijing threat against the island

At least half a million people marched this afternoon in Taipei to protest the recent National People's Congress in Beijing during which a law was approved calling for the use of "nonpeaceful means" to halt any Taiwanese attempt to declare independence from the mainland (registration may be required).

For present-day Taiwanese the Chinese proverb about living in interesting times has taken on fresh meaning.

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