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22 March 2008 Military News

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  • Submarine Group 2 Holds Change of Command Navy NewsStand 22 Mar 2008 -- Commander, Submarine Group 2 held a change of command ceremony March 21 at Naval Submarine Base New London.
  • Mississippi Business to build New Radiology Clinic at Keesler AFB Navy NewsStand 22 Mar 2008 -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $10 million contract on March 4 to Carothers Construction Inc., a large business out of Water Valley, Miss., for a diagnostic imaging center radiology oncology clinic at Keesler Air Force Base (AFB), Biloxi.

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  • Pro-China opposition wins Taiwan presidential election RIA Novosti 22 Mar 2008 -- Taiwan's opposition candidate, who favors closer economic ties and eventual reunification with China, won a clear victory in Saturday's presidential election according to a partial vote count.
  • Pro-China President Elected in Taiwan VOA 22 Mar 2008 -- Voters in Taiwan have elected as president the man who campaigned for closer economic ties with China
  • Both U.N. bid referendums vetoed CNA 22 Mar 2008 -- Two controversial referendums on Taiwan's quest for U.N. membership failed to pass a legal threshold Saturday, marking yet another blow to the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration.
  • Decisive election win puts KMT back in power CNA 22 Mar 2008 -- The Kuomintang's presidential candidate Ma Ying-jeou scored an impressive victory in Taiwan's presidential election on Saturday, completing a remarkable return to power for a party that was knocked out of the Presidential Office in 2000 and had been consistently dogged by its authoritarian past.
  • Biography of President-elect Ma Ying-jeou CNA 22 Mar 2008 -- Following is the biography of Ma Ying-jeou, from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), who won Saturday's presidential election in Taiwan, defeating the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's candidate Frank Hsieh.
  • Protesters Call for Olympic Boycott, Media and UN Access to Tibet VOA 22 Mar 2008 -- Demonstrators sympathetic to Tibet carried out large demonstrations again Saturday in London, Tokyo and India while dissidents called for more international access to the region.
  • Pakistan Poised to See Veteran Politician as Next Prime Minister VOA 22 Mar 2008 -- The Pakistan Peoples Party has selected as its candidate for prime minister the veteran politician Yousuf Raza Gilani



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