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DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble
DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party legislator Tuan Yi-kang could eventually lose his seat if a defamation verdict issued against him Tuesday is upheld...full story
updated 2016-06-28 05:23 PM
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DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party legislator Tuan Yi-kang could eventually lose his seat if a defamation verdict issued against him Tuesday is upheld....Fullstory

2016-06-28 05:23 PM

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By Matthew Strong
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Taiwan News, Staff Writer

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Asian News Digest, AS

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2016-06-28 01:22 PM

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