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Students' opposition methods to textbook changes not approved: poll


Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 3 (CNA) Nearly 60 percent of Taiwanese people disapprove of students' use of protest rallies and surrounding the...full story
updated 2015-08-03 02:57 PM
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Students' opposition methods to textbook changes not approved: poll

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 3 (CNA) Nearly 60 percent of Taiwanese people disapprove of students' use of protest rallies and surrounding the....Fullstory

2015-08-03 02:57 PM

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In Trinidad, poll gives slight edge to ruling coalition

Associated Press

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