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User currently offlineQANTASFOREVER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 989 times:

Newslink:http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1069838.htm

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian has been shot in the stomach while campaigning on the eve of presidential elections.

Vice President Annette Lu was also wounded but officials say neither is in a critical condition.

The pair had been travelling in an open-top jeep through the southern city of Tainan, waving to crowds, when an unknown assailant shot at them. No arrest has been reported.

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My sincerest best wishes go to the President and the Vice President. I wish them both a speedy recovery.

QFF

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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29805 posts, RR: 58
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 961 times:

So, who is your money on?

Al-quiche or Chinese Inteligence?



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineMoolies From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 942 times:

It was a Fulham football supporter. He apparently last season wanted to buy the football club and fulham gave him problems so he went to Liverpool and is now looking to buy them. Weird then people are starving in a country and even if people arn't when the PM wants to buy a football club. Only a hundred million pound + would be needed. So that guy was agro that his side then coulndt buy a decent team and win everything.

User currently offlineGreaser From Bahamas, joined Jan 2004, 1101 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 930 times:

Everyone read the Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy, there is an assasination attempt from the Chinese to kill some ex KGB guy, this could be linked....(im not accusing the Chinese)


Now you're really flying
User currently offlineMD11Engineer From Azerbaijan, joined Oct 2003, 14080 posts, RR: 62
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 921 times:

Moolies,
What the f*ck are you talking about? Taiwan is one of the most successfull industrial countries.
In my opinion ALL the western countries are guilty of cowardice because the Taiwanese have proven during the last 20 years that they are able to run a democratic form of government. Still they don´t get recognised as an independent country because everybody is chicken because the government of the Peoples Republic of China might kick him out of the market.

Jan


User currently offlineBigphilnyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 4077 posts, RR: 54
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 904 times:

"Taiwan is one of the most successfull industrial countries."

HAHAHAHAHAAHA!

Just because a nation can produce a lot of goods and have a high export rate, does not mean that the citizens have food on their plates. This nation is still pretty well below the poverty line.



Phil Derner Jr.
User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 893 times:

Just because a nation can produce a lot of goods and have a high export rate, does not mean that the citizens have food on their plates. This nation is still pretty well below the poverty line.

The same can be said about some in the US.Over 12% in fact.In Taiwan 1% of the population are below the poverty line.One open-ended statement to match another.


User currently offlineBigphilnyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 4077 posts, RR: 54
Reply 7, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 894 times:

Certainly agreed about the US.

WhileTaiwan really isn't in BAD shape, their records are not the most accurate or competently recorded.




Phil Derner Jr.
User currently offlineQANTASFOREVER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 851 times:

Whoah - this threads gone in a weird, weird direction.

QFF


User currently offlineBN747 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5618 posts, RR: 51
Reply 9, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 848 times:

HAHAHAHAHAAHA!

Just because a nation can produce a lot of goods and have a high export rate, does not mean that the citizens have food on their plates. This nation is still pretty well below the poverty line.


Wrong there on a all levels BIGPHIL...when I lived in Taiwan (1970s it was never bad as the philippines! No street beggars, people barely getting by..but never as bad as you make it out to be (that was 1950s-mid 60's Taiwan. Today, Taiwan has the 2nd largest cash reserves on hand of any nation in the world. Taipei 101 is now the tallest building in the world. The largest shipping group on the planet Evergreen Shipping (owners of EVA Air) are based in Taiwan. I have seen Taipei go from a modest capital to a near Singapore/Hong Kong in the span of just 20 years! Every modern convienience available in the US today. literacy incredibly high. There's far more poverty in the USA than Taiwan today my friend!

BN747



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