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Originally posted by Countermeasures
Olympics or not, I'll buy some extra sandbasgs just in case, alternatively China might be tempted to dump large amounts of dollars to pressurize the aliies of Taiwan.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan's leader urged voters to make history Saturday by giving his party and its pro-independence ally control of the legislature for the first time -- a change that could bring the island closer to a conflict with rival China.
President Chen Shui-bian's coalition has been making Chinese leaders nervous by pushing for a Taiwanese identity that's separate from the communist giant -- which claims self-governed Taiwan is Chinese territory and must eventually accept Beijing's rule.
Originally posted by bodebliss
I think It's going to be a close vote w/ the pan-green edging out the pan-blue coalition.