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Taiwan's President Visits Island to Assert Territorial Authority

Taiwan's president, Ma Ying-jeou, visited a remote island in the East China Sea Saturday to reassert Taiwan's sovereignty, and Taipei's role in the region where several islands are in dispute. President Ma made a one-day trip to the island of Pengjia. While Pengjia is not in dispute, it is the closest Taiwanese territory to islands claimed by China, Taiwan and Japan, known in China as Diaoyu and in Japan as Senkaku. Ma unveiled a monument to reinforce the sovereignty of...

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