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Margaret Cho: Still going for the perfect punchline. Still unafraid to speak her mind

Finger Lakes Times 16 Aug 2022
All this comes on the heels of a gratifying experience filming the Jane Austen-inspired, gay-themed rom-com “Fire Island,” which premiered on streaming network Hulu in early June to positive reviews. Even before she joined the cast of “Fire Island,” Cho knew the film would turn out to be something special.

Drills are 'stern deterrence to U.S.-Taiwan collusion', ministry says

ECNS 15 Aug 2022
and Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party administration that efforts to use Taiwan to contain China and the island's collusion with foreign forces in an effort to seek "independence" are doomed to fail, stressing that the Taiwan question allows for no foreign interference.

Washington selfishly shrinking the space for peaceful reunification of Taiwan: China Daily editorial

China Daily 15 Aug 2022
... island, a delegation of US lawmakers arrived in Taipei on Sunday for a two-day visit. Their provocative move shows the United States is working hand in glove with the island's pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party authorities to raise tensions across the Taiwan Straits.

Crowded field vies for Democratic nod in 3rd Congressional District

Newsday 15 Aug 2022
D’Arrigo is the pure progressive ... D’Arrigo, 41, of Port Washington, says she has the most endorsements from organizations, including the Long Island Progressive Coalition and the Working Families Party ... She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College and a master of science degree from Long Island University.

Kissinger: US foreign policy ‘very responsive to the emotion of the moment’

Yahoo Daily News 15 Aug 2022
The 99-year-old Kissinger noted that U.S ... has remained strategically ambiguous about its policy toward the self-governing democratic island. “The policy that was carried out by both parties has produced and allowed the progress of Taiwan into an autonomous democratic entity and has preserved peace between China and the U.S ... U.S ... ....

One-China principle cannot be flouted with impunity: China Daily editorial

China Daily 14 Aug 2022
The island's Democratic Progressive Party authorities promised to establish a $200 million fund to invest in Lithuania early this year, and after that they announced the establishment of a $1 billion fund for joint projects between the island and Lithuania ... on the island.

Letters to the Editor: Is the American dream fading away for Cape Codders?

Cape Cod Times 14 Aug 2022
What to know.Years of promises but no off-Cape freight service to islands ... After more than 20 years of committing to the solution that an off-Cape port needs to provide additional freight service to the islands, the Steamship Authority has made zero progress.

Crowded field vying for Democratic nomination in 3rd Congressional District

Newsday 14 Aug 2022
D’Arrigo is the pure progressive ... D’Arrigo, 41, of Port Washington, says she has the most endorsements from organizations, including the Long Island Progressive Coalition and the Working Families Party ... She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College and a master's of science from Long Island University.

Pelosi’s son who joined her on Taiwan trip holds Chinese tech stake – media

Russia Today 14 Aug 2022
had tagged along with his mother’s delegation, several Taiwanese politicians, including the former chair of the island’s financial supervisory commission, Tseng Ming-chung, have demanded to know whether the island’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party had a ...

China In-Focus — Five Chinese state-owned companies under scrutiny in US; China sanctions Lithuanian deputy ...

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
“This is not only not conducive to the development of China’s relations with the democratic world, but also reverses Beijing’s own declared policy so far of not hindering the development of a mutually beneficial relationship with Taiwan, one of the world’s most progressive economies.

Review: In 'Burning Questions,' Atwood probes in essays and occasional pieces

The Post and Courier 14 Aug 2022
BURNING QUESTIONS. Essays and Occasional Pieces, 2004-2021. By Margaret Atwood. Doubleday. 496 pages. $30 ... It is pure luck that our lives coincide with Atwood’s ... This volume begins with an indispensable recap of her life and career ... Her years in the bush still tell ... ... Then islands disappear. Her imagined progression here is methodical, believably accurate ... .

Socialist NY Senate hopeful missed 46% of community board meetings

New York Post 13 Aug 2022
De Blasio snub of pro-Israel group under attack — in Long Island congressional race. A progressive who touted the need for accountability as she vies for state Senate was a no-show for her Queens community, records reveal ... ‘Oh I’m a progressive ... the ire of some progressives.

Pelosi's Taiwan trip not related to 'democracy'

China Daily 13 Aug 2022
The visit was an official one intended to incite confrontation across the Taiwan Straits and interfere in China's internal affairs, as the Democratic Progressive Party authority is pushing ahead with "de-sinicization" and "incremental independence" on the island, and spares no efforts to create "two Chinas" or "one China, one Taiwan", Wang added.

Ruling party in Cook Islands closer to power after gaining seats

RNZ 12 Aug 2022
The Cook Islands Party has gained two more seats following the final count of the general election, edging it closer to power ... Ama of the Cook Islands Party has claimed the Ngatangiia seat ... Neither the One Cook Islands Movement nor the Progressive Party appear to have any seats.

Beyond Nancy Pelosi

Asiatimes 12 Aug 2022
Thus, on June 25, Truman ordered theUS Navy’s 7th Fleet to patrol the Taiwan Strait to prevent the Communists from landing on the island ... In January 2016, the KMT, which had ruled the island until then, lost a general election, which saw the victory of its main opponent, the Democratic Progressive Party.

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