Monday, April 27, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou is set to deliver a speech on April 29, on the 22nd anniversary of the first meeting between the Kuomintang (KMT) government and communist China, in which he will reaffirm the "1992 Consensus."
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Cooperation between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait on stemming criminal activities is making it harder for Taiwanese criminals to hide from the law, President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Friday in praise of achievements from the cross-strait joint crime-fighting agreement.
The United States encourages Taiwan and the mainland to continue their dialogue, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said Thursday, adding that the pace and the scope of that dialogue should be acceptable to the people on both sides.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will meet his counterpart from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing on May 4, and the two will exchange opinions on issues of mutual concern, the KMT said Friday in a statement.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday said it welcomes People's Republic of China nationals who took part in the Second Sino-Japanese War to participate in events to be held in Taiwan to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the eight-year war.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Lending extended by banks operating in Taiwan to China as of the end of December 2014 fell from the end of September, reflecting a decline in deposits placed by local banks in Bank of China's Taipei branch, according to the Central Bank of the Republic of China.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Mainland China's Deputy Minister of Finance Zhu Guangyao (朱光耀) said Friday that Taiwan's chances of entering the Asian Infrastructural Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行) had a high probability. Zhu made the comment while attending a meeting of the Atlantic Council (大西洋理事會), a Washington-based think tank.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower, 台電) Deputy Manager Chen Pu-tsan (陳布燦) said yesterday that a memorandum signed with mainland China over nuclear waste storage exists as a commercial contract between firms.1 Comment
China has not changed its stance on Taiwan's bid to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and will consider the bid "in a positive manner" as it writes the charter for the new organization, a Chinese official said Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The Cabinet yesterday expressed its regret through spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) that Taiwan was not able to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member, and stated that Taiwan should be joining the organization with respect and dignity.3 Comments
Monday, April 13, 2015
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu said on Sunday that he plans to lead his party's delegation to an annual forum with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) early next month in Shanghai but deferred on whether he will meet with mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
The basis of maintaining Taiwan's status quo and its relations with China is the understanding that Taiwan is a sovereign, independent country constitutionally named the Republic of China, Hung Chi-chang (洪奇昌), a senior member of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said Sunday1 Comment
Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Kuomintang (KMT) confirmed yesterday in a press release that the 10th Cross-Straits Economic, Trade and Culture Forum (國共論壇) with the Chinese Communist Party would be held in Shanghai on May 3.1 Comment
Friday, April 10, 2015
Vice Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said Thursday a Taiwanese newspaper report that he will discuss with the mainland Taiwan's bid to join the proposed China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行) during his ongoing visit there, was false.