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June 2, 1994 | Associated Press
Deputies kicked and punched each other Wednesday in a second day of brawls sparked by heated discussions over how many members had to be present to conduct business at the National Assembly. Two opposition deputies were hospitalized for head and arm injuries. Wednesday's hourlong brawl broke out after a ruling Nationalist Party officer announced the opening of the session when about one-third of the 402 members were present.
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June 2, 1994 | Associated Press
Deputies kicked and punched each other Wednesday in a second day of brawls sparked by heated discussions over how many members had to be present to conduct business at the National Assembly. Two opposition deputies were hospitalized for head and arm injuries. Wednesday's hourlong brawl broke out after a ruling Nationalist Party officer announced the opening of the session when about one-third of the 402 members were present.
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May 22, 1988
The most violent riots to hit Taiwan since 1949 spilled over into a second day, with demonstrators attacking police stations and burning cars in a rampage that injured more than 160 people before a rainstorm dispersed the protesters, authorities said. A police official said 93 people were arrested.
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April 13, 1993 | Associated Press
About 40 National Assembly deputies scratched, bit and punched each other and smashed chairs Monday after a voting dispute between governing Nationalist Party and opposition members. At one point, Nationalist deputy Li Pei-mei wielded her high-heel shoe in a scuffle with opposition deputy Chen Hsiu-hui. No serious injuries were reported.
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April 13, 1993 | Associated Press
About 40 National Assembly deputies scratched, bit and punched each other and smashed chairs Monday after a voting dispute between governing Nationalist Party and opposition members. At one point, Nationalist deputy Li Pei-mei wielded her high-heel shoe in a scuffle with opposition deputy Chen Hsiu-hui. No serious injuries were reported.
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October 11, 1989 | From Times staff and wire reports
Riot police fought with about 1,000 protesters who demanded freedom for political prisoners and tried to reach a nearby National Day rally in Taipei sponsored by the government. About 2,000 police with clubs and shields formed human walls to keep the protesters from the rally outside the presidential office building. Seven people were reported injured, including five police officers.
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May 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
The legislature confirmed a top general as Taiwan's new prime minister during a raucous session Tuesday, and hundreds of opponents fought in the streets with police, burned buses and tossed firebombs at government buildings. At least 40 people, including 10 officers, were reported injured. Police detained 10 people in the rioting, which paralyzed downtown traffic for more than 12 hours. Two police officers were hospitalized with serious burns from firebombs, police said.
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May 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
The legislature confirmed a top general as Taiwan's new prime minister during a raucous session Tuesday, and hundreds of opponents fought in the streets with police, burned buses and tossed firebombs at government buildings. At least 40 people, including 10 officers, were reported injured. Police detained 10 people in the rioting, which paralyzed downtown traffic for more than 12 hours. Two police officers were hospitalized with serious burns from firebombs, police said.
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October 11, 1989 | From Times staff and wire reports
Riot police fought with about 1,000 protesters who demanded freedom for political prisoners and tried to reach a nearby National Day rally in Taipei sponsored by the government. About 2,000 police with clubs and shields formed human walls to keep the protesters from the rally outside the presidential office building. Seven people were reported injured, including five police officers.
NEWS
May 22, 1988
The most violent riots to hit Taiwan since 1949 spilled over into a second day, with demonstrators attacking police stations and burning cars in a rampage that injured more than 160 people before a rainstorm dispersed the protesters, authorities said. A police official said 93 people were arrested.
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