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Q&A Beattie / Sharp / Jacobs / Taiwan / China


Student Protesters Ended Their Three-Week Occupation Of Taiwan's Legislature Thursday. The Protest Was Sparked By A Controversial Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement With Mainland China That Opponents Fear Will Cost Jobs And Invite Chinese Encroachment On The Island. Dozens Of Protesters Dismantled Chairs Used As Barricades, Took Down Posters And Packed Up Sleeping Bags, After Seizing The Chamber March 19. Bill Sharp, East Asian Studies Professor At The Hawaii-Pacfic University, Was Asked By VOA's Victor Beattie Why The Trade Agreement Is So Controversial .... (Q&A Beattie / Sharp) .... Taiwan Expert Bruce Jacobs Of Monash University In Australia Was Asked By Victor Beattie If The Student Protesters Achieved Their Objectives During The Three-Week Sit-In ... (Q&A Beattie / Jacobs)

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