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  TAIWAN 2001 ELECTIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Taiwan's Green Party was formally established January 25, 1996, not long before the March 1996 presidential and legislative elections.
As part of this effort, the Green Party of Taiwan's program includes "political waste recycling," under which its elected representatives are to donate 80 percent of their salary to movements for social justice and ecological sustainability.
Although the Green Party's membership is small and its resources are few, a number of its ideals have strong support in Taiwan's society, such as environmental conservation and opposition to nuclear power.
www.gio.gov.tw /taiwan-website/5-gp/election/major/major04.htm   (357 words)

  Politics of Taiwan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The politics of Taiwan is often depicted as a contest between the Pan-Green Coalition and the Pan-Blue Coalition.
These parties can be divided into "blue" factions (Pan-Blue Coalition) and "green" factions (Pan-Green Coalition), with the "blue" faction tending toward unification and a national identity that is linked with China and the "green" faction leaning toward a national identity based on Taiwan independence which is separate from the Chinese national identity.
The complex structure of the party system in the ROC is also influenced by the voting system which uses single non-transferable vote for legislative elections and first past the post for executive elections.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Politics_of_Taiwan   (3932 words)

 Green Party Taiwan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Green Party Taiwan (綠黨, pinyin: Lǜ Dǎng) is a political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, active in the late 20th century, established on 25 January 1996.
The party is not a member of and should not be confused with the Pan-Green Coalition.
The Green Party Taiwan is a member of the Asia-Pacific Green Network.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Green_Party_Taiwan   (270 words)

 S/R 13: Green Party of Taiwan Supports Eastern Turkestan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
by Kuang-Yu Chen and Tze-Luen Lin, U.S. Coordinators, Green Party of Taiwan
We, the Green Party of Taiwan, condemn the recent brutal suppression by Chinese Communist security forces of Uighur demonstrators in the town of Yining.
We, the Green Party of Taiwan, strongly demand that the Chinese government stop nuclear testing and polluting the environment with radioactive waste in Eastern Turkestan.
www.greens.org /s-r/13/13-06.html   (332 words)

 Asia Pacific Green Politics Workshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
We the undersigned members of Greens Parties and green People’s movements of the Asia Pacific Region totally oppose the proposed INCO nickel mine at Goro, New Caledonia because of its adverse impact on the environment.
Green Party Taiwan applauds Chen Shui-Bian’s resolve to root out endemic economic and political corruption, and is overjoyed at the sudden collapse of the KMT.
Green Party Taiwan would like to proceed directly to try to get together funding and logistics for another preparatory meeting of the Asia Pacific Greens Network, to be held in Taiwan, and to pull more country representatives into the network a few months before the April 2001 Canberra meeting.
www.itv.se /mp_hsand/eva/asiapolitics.htm   (3957 words)

 Pan-Green Coalition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For much of the 1990s the parties which later form the Pan-Green Coalition greatly benefitted from the perception that they were less corrupt than the ruling Kuomintang.
So rather than coordinating electoral strategies, as in the case of the parties within the Pan-Blue coalition, the presence of the TSU keeps the DPP from moving too far away from its Taiwan independence roots.
The Green Party Taiwan is not part of the Pan-Green Coalition.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Pan-Green_Coalition   (403 words)

 TAIWAN 2001 ELECTIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Parties that win fewer than 5 percent of total votes in the legislative election, however, will not be allowed to fill these at-large seats.
Unfortunately, this preoccupation with the party as a whole has usurped attention away from individual candidates and their stance on the issues, leading some voters to wonder just who the actual candidates are.
Although the PFP is called by some a one-man party that feeds on Soong's personal popularity, its chairman is nevertheless confident in the quality of the candidates he is fielding, claiming that their professional backgrounds are needed in this time of economic downturn and political change in Taiwan.
www.gio.gov.tw /taiwan-website/5-gp/election/relat/relat_p05.htm   (946 words)

 S/R 16: The Green Party of Taiwan
Green Parties were formed by activists of social movements, to politically represent the weak, the minority and their new visions.
The Green Party is a political extension of social movements.
Taiwan's green movement is simply a small part of the global green movement for ecological conservation.
www.greens.org /s-r/16/16-11.html   (1439 words)

 Taiwanese Government
Taiwan's government is a multiparty democratic regime headed by popularly-elected president and unicameral legislature.
Taiwan's power is distributed among five large branches of government called Yuan: the Legislative Yuan (National Assembly), Executive Yuan, Judicial Yuan, Examination Yuan, and Control Yuan.
Taiwan is still officially a province of China; there is a largely forgotten provincial government with its capital at the village of Chunghsing in Taichung County.
ted.coe.wayne.edu /sse/links/Taiwan/government.htm   (289 words)

 Green Party of Ontario - Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Since then, he has run as a Green Party candidate in every federal and provincial election, with the exception of the 1999 provincial election, when he worked as a province-wide organizer and spokesperson for the party.
Gabriel was the Green Party of Ontario's candidate in the provincial election of 2003 in the riding of Toronto Centre-Rosedale where he got over 2000 votes.
Although a relatively new Green, Michael is the President and CEO of The Cambridge Green Party Association CA & EDA.
www.greenparty.on.ca /council   (1487 words)

 For residency rights, the time is now
This time her fame spanning the major history of Taiwan's democracy movement was only the pretence.
Arrigo freely admits that this most unusual of work permits was reluctantly issued by the Ministry of the Interior after a good deal of arm twisting by a legislator she has known since the days of the democracy movement in the late 1970s.
Taiwan is finally beginning to wake up to the fact that formal diplomacy may be less valuable than the kinds of substantive goodwill that real particpation in international NGO organizations can bring.
publish.pots.com.tw /english/Features/2005/10/13/381_17_Main   (1027 words)

 JustTrade#42 - Green Party
Before she left the Philippines, Mary rejoiced at the $460 a month she would be earning in Taiwan; it was a princely sum, more than five times what she could make doing similar work, if she could even find it, in her own country.
But once in Taiwan she began to realize that after the brokers' fees and other deductions, she would be left with almost nothing.
The Green Party is not responsible for the content of external links, or of externally produced articles, and their contents may not reflect Green Party views or policies.
votegreen.org.nz /searchdocs/other7320.html   (2251 words)

 Politics of Taiwan - Taiwan - China
These parties can be divided into "blue" factions (Pan-Blue Coalition) and "green" factions (Pan-Green Coalition), with the "blue" faction tending toward unification and a national identity that is linked with China and the "green" faction leaning toward a national identity based on Taiwan independence which is separate from the Chinese national identity.
The party claimed over 2 million members, and its net assets were reputed to total more than NT $61.2 billion, making it the richest political party in the world.
The recent downplaying of Taiwan independence by the DPP as a party, however, led to the formation by hard-line advocates of a new political party called the Taiwan Independence Party in December 1996.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Politics_of_Taiwan   (4012 words)

 Eyewitness report of the earthquake relief efforts
The perspective of this report, however, is from one of the small towns in one of the regions hardest hit, Chung-Liao Township to the east of Nantou City, an area of steeply rolling hills crisscrossed with small rivers and planted with bamboo, oranges, bananas, longan, and betel nut palms.
The general prosperity of Taiwan is seen here in clusters of new tile-faced four-story residences and shop fronts, built in rows or interspersed with the older two-story cement buildings and brick or earthern-walled farmhouses--even though Chung-Liao is one of the poorer areas of the country.
Since the 1980's Taiwan's farm households have generally received more income from industrial work and remittances sent from children in the cities, than from selling their agricultural produce; and this income has given them a style of life somewhat below that of Taiwan urban dwellers, but still high by the standards of most of Asia.
www.taiwandc.org /nws-9937.htm   (2273 words)

 SVG Green Party: Home
Ivan O’Neal is the Leader of SVG Green Party and one of the co-founders.
SVG Green Party aims to bring SVG’s economy and society in to the 21st century with policies that are exciting, achievable, realistic, but also necessary to achieve a thriving, sustainable, democratic society.
SVG Green Party calls for the introduction of recycling and for SVG to be zero-waste by 2025.
www.svggreenparty.org /home.htm   (352 words)

 Green Party of Santa Cruz County California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Greens offer their sympathy to people affected by the attacks, especially those injured, and to the loved ones of people killed or injured.
Greens appeal for a careful response, after investigation, from the White House, and insist that rash and violent retaliation will only increase the loss of life, especially of the innocent.
Greens in New York City have joined thousands of others in organizing blood donations, carrying supplies, and digging through the rubble of what had been the twin towers of the World Trade Center to help save as many lives as we can.
www.santacruzgreenparty.org /statements.re.9.11.destruction.htm   (20531 words)

 THE HARRIS COUNTY GREEN PARTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As a result of her popular support the Democratic party in NM has joined the Green Party in proposing a bill to adopt instant run-off voting for all statewide elections.
After attending her first Green Party meeting a former democrat observed the difference between a Democratic and a Green Party meeting: "At the Democratic Party meetings all we seam to talk about is how to raise money.
Of the people who vote for the Green Party that were affiliated with another party, close to half were Republicans, and the other half Democrats.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~greenorg/SamplePresent.html   (1182 words)

 Basel Action Network (BAN)
Third, as Taiwan is one of the world's most heavily industrialized countries it must therefore quickly become among the world's leaders in implementing the cleanest production methods and safest detoxification or storage methods for existent intractable toxic wastes.
In view of the above, we expect that Taiwan will respect the global community consensus by adhering to the obligations of the Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal as if it were an active Party to that Convention.
However we submit that neither the communities of Taiwan, nor those of the rest of the world, be they in California, Idaho, Nevada, Texas or elsewhere should be burdened by FPG's lack of capacity to stabilize, or store their own effluent.
www.ban.org /Library/EPA_taiwan.html   (905 words)

 Taiwan Labor Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The party is often referred to in some media as the "Workers' Party" to distinguish it from the "old" Labor Party (Gongdang), which seems to have been reconstituted under as the Taiwan Labor Party (Taiwan Minzhu Gondang; see below)).
The Labor Party was established in March 1989 by Luo Mei-wen, one of Taiwan's most popular labour activists.
The party flag would be a green 3 x 3 matrix with yellow stripes between the matrix cell and a yellow star placed in the central cell
flagspot.net /flags/tw}tlp.html   (335 words)

 Bloggodocio: Taiwan Unification with China? It's Possible - President Chen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The KMT is the party of Chiang Kai-Shek and his mandarin-speaking mainlanders who took over Taiwan after losing to the communists and fleeing the mainland.
The DPP is the party of the ethnic Taiwanese, originally started as an opposition movement to the military government that imposed martial law on Taiwan until 1988.
Politically, they are a mix of the U.S. Democratic Party and the Green Party, although Taiwan does have its own seperate Green Party.
bloggodocio.blogspot.com /2005/02/taiwan-unification-with-china-its.html   (670 words)

 CNN.com - Taiwan kicks off campaign for December polls - November 21, 2001
The once-formidable Nationalist Party is expected to lose its parliamentary majority, after the defeat of its political monopoly in last year's presidential elections.
Nationalist Party chairman Lien Chan meanwhile predicted the DPP would not be able to muster enough votes to become parliament's biggest party.
In central Taiwan, a parliamentary candidate from the New Party hurled eggs at former president Lee Teng-hui during an election campaign rally late on Tuesday, prompting an angry crowd to punch and kick the assailant.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/asiapcf/east/11/21/taiwan.elex.preview/index.html   (678 words)

 Green Party fall foul of campaign.
The Green Party of England and Wales has been targeted by a vicious email campaign, believed to be related to the opposition of a proposed Wal-mart supermarket in Sheffield.
The Party believe that their campaign against the building of a Wal-mart store on land owned by Sheffield Wednesday FC is the root of the problem, and the emails are from a minority of Wednesday supporters unhappy with the protest.
A spokesperson for the Green Party commented on greenparty.org.uk; "Someone is obviously very annoyed at Sheffield Green Party, and there does seem to be a link to the Wal-mart development application.
www.greenconsumerguide.com /index.php?news=1372   (368 words)

 JustTrade #70 - Green Party
On 1 June the Greens Animal Welfare spokesperson, Sue Kedgley, said that "A lengthy investigation by the US Humane Society found that several million cats and dogs are raised in China in atrocious conditions and then slaughtered and used for the manufacture of clothing, accessories, trinkets and toys.
and in the Green Party submission on the FTA with China.
The Green Party believes that an FTA with China would lead to a net loss of jobs in New Zealand, a reduction in our manufacturing capacity and an increase in our trade deficit.
votegreen.org.nz /searchdocs/other8750.html   (4188 words)

 Green Pages   ||  
Green Pages, the quarterly newspaper of the Green Party of the United States, can now be purchased (in bundles of 100) for just $25 through the gp.org online store or by mail-in PDF form.
The Greens in Bogotá knew they would be unable to work miracles; they could only add their weight to that of the international community and civil society in favor of the release of the Colombian prisoners.
Green Pages is the newspaper of the Green Party of the United States.
www.gp.org /greenpages/content/volume9/issue4/world2.php   (569 words)

Following Taiwan’s democratization, the island’s popularly elected lawmakers began to “become fully involved in international activities, including exchanges with foreign counterparts.”[33] The inspiration for such activity is the hope that increased contacts and personal connections with foreign lawmakers may ultimately garner additional support for Taiwan.
Party-to-party diplomacy may be defined as “Taiwan’s political parties forging friendly relations with their foreign counterparts, particularly those of similar ideological outlook and joining in inter-party organizations.”[37] The use of the practice as a means by which Taiwan can achieve its diplomatic goals has accelerated during the Chen administration.
As Eugene Chien, Taiwan’s foreign minister, observed, it is “crucial for all the people of Taiwan to engage in diplomatic work.”[43] It is believed that many of Taiwan’s NGOs are actively engaged in such activities.
courses.missouristate.edu /DennisHickey/makingtaiwanfp.htm   (6142 words)

 Taiwan ruling party defeated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The election commission official said the pro-independence Pan Green alliance led by Chen won 101 seats compared to 114 for the Pan Blue opposition aliance.
The DPP had said it expected to gain control of the legislature together with the ultra pro-independence Taiwan Solidarity Union.
The two parties, who make up the Pan Green, hold a combined 100 seats in the current legislature.
www.news24.com /News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1634617,00.html   (240 words)

 Caribbean Net News: St Vincent & Grenadines Green Party refuses dialogue with Taiwan Embassy
Madame Elizabeth Chu, Taiwan’s ambassador to SVG, earlier today told this writer that the request of her embassy was not a “discreet” one as O’Neal had suggested.
He said that the party would contest all 15 parliamentary elections when the next general elections are called, constitutionally due by mid 2006.
He told local media workers that there were a number of reputable and influential persons in the country who are behind the SVG Green Party but because of work commitment and family they preferred to remain behind the scene for the time being.
www.caribbeannetnews.com /2005/01/25/with.shtml   (983 words)

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