As China diplomacy twists in the wind, Taiwan's students press for reform

A year ago, the Sunflower Movement wrong-footed President Ma Ying-jeou over the ratification of a controversial trade pact with China. Hundreds of protesters turned out Sunday in Taiwan's capital to mark the anniversary. 

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Cheng Yu-chen tried to break into Taiwan’s parliament a year ago this month with several hundred other young activists whose subsequent 24-day occupation grounded his island’s improving relations with old foe China and continues to weigh on Taiwanese politics.