Tag Archives: TAIWAN

SINGAPORE REPORTEDLY DENIES ENTRY TO TAIWAN EX-DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEFENSE, SIGN OF BEIJING PRESSURE?

According to a news report by the Taipei Times, Singapore has allegedly denied entry to Taiwan's ex-Deputy Minister of National Defense Lee Shying-jow, despite tacit agreement that his visit to Singapore was approved. This came after Hong Kong customs officials seized terrex armoured vehicles belonging to Singapore after they were being shipped home after military training exercises in Taiwan. Is Lee Shying-jow's reported denied entry linked to China's persistent pressuring of Singapore over its relationship with Taiwan?

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PRC GOVT TABLOID: CHINA SHOULD MELT DOWN CONFISCATED TERREXES TO PUNISH S’PORE

China's state run tabloid The Global Times wrote on Tuesday (29 November 2016) that the 9 Singaporean troop carriers which had been confiscated by China should be melted down at the steel mills to express their displeasure with Singapore over its military relationship with Taiwan. The Global Times wrote a scathing report blasting Singapore for its careless handling of its armoured vehicles and said that this implied Singapore's failure to take China's displeasure over the long standing Taiwan relationship seriously.

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SINGAPOREAN AMONG HUNDREDS HURT IN TAIWAN WATER PARK BLAZE

A 21 year-old Singaporean student, surnamed Loy, was among the 500 over people who were left burnt and injured after flammable party powder ignited a crowd of revelers at a Taiwan Water Park. According to the Singapore trade office in Taipei, the student had been injured in the blaze at the Formosa Fun Coast Water Park in New Taipei City, adding that their officials have been in touch with the family to render assistance.

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OVER 400 PEOPLE INJURED IN TAIWAN WATER PARK EXPLOSION

At least 472 people, with about 100 of them injured seriously, were sent to hospital yesterday after flammable powder ignited and caused a huge explosion in mid-air at a water theme park in Taiwan. At about 8.30PM, the flammable powder was sprayed into the air as part of a show at Formosa Fun Coast, but for unknown reasons caught fire and exploded.

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DEAR TAIWAN PLEASE GIVE AMOS YEE CITIZENSHIP, S’PORE IS TORTURING HIM

I was so ashamed when I see Taiwanese protesting in support of Amos Yee. It breaks my heart that many Singaporeans still holds a grudge against him and wants to see him jailed for exercising his Freedom of Speech. I hope that places with real Democracy like Taiwan where people can protest freely will offer Amos Yee safe passage and grant him citizenship so that he will not have to suffer anymore such ridiculous indignation and persecution in Singapore.

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TAIWAN HUMAN RIGHTS NGOS PROTEST OUTSIDE S’PORE “EMBASSY” OVER AMOS YEE

The Covenants Watch group together with many non-governmental organisations from Taiwanese civil society organised a protest outside the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei today (26 Jun). They were protesting against the continued detention of Amos Yee. Representatives from the various organisations of the Taiwanese civil society have demanded the immediate release of 16-year-old Amos Yee.

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