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   The head of the U-S Environmental Protection Agency is in Taiwan today. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is on the island to discuss environmental cooperation, but her visit is also noteworthy for other reasons. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.

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  A student-led occupation of Taiwan’s parliament will be ending later this week. Organizers have agreed to leave the building on Thursday…after talks with the legislative speaker. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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  It’s been two weeks since students in Taiwan entered the national legislature and occupied the building. They’re still there--protesting a proposed trade deal with mainland China. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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  The politics of trade have taken a violent turn in Taiwan. Last week, protestors broke into the parliament building because of their concerns about a trade deal with China. This week, government forces responded. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia minute.

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  There are about six weeks left in the current session of Hawaii’s legislature. While there have been some contentious issues, there hasn’t been anything like the disruptions that have hit Taiwan’s parliament this week. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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   China and Taiwan may be inching closer in their political relations. Developments this week point to a key meeting coming up in Beijing. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Tensions are rising between two Asian allies of the United States. And U.S. officials say the escalation is a matter of concern. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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