Saturday, March 28, 2015
Hong Kong's press freedom is deteriorating, according to the results of a survey released Friday.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Taiwan's advantage over China in term of air defense may have been lost as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently added a fleet of new airborne early warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft to its Air Force, a global defense magazine reported on Thursday.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Recent comments by Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) indicate that China's bottom line ahead of Taiwan's 2016 presidential election is “one China,” a senior official at an American think tank said on Tuesday.1 Comment
China has expressed approval of an idea from former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) of Taiwan to hold a cross Taiwan Strait forum in Kinmen, based on the approach of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA, 博鰲論壇), according to China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokeswoman Fan Liqing (范麗青).
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A total of 9.35 million people from Taiwan and China visited each other's country in 2014, prompting cross-Taiwan Strait tourism promotion organizations to call for upgrades in services to attract more visitors.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Mainland Affairs Council Chairman Andrew Hsia (夏立言) yesterday confirmed reports that China will officially begin using the M503 flight route on March 29 when responding to questions in the Legislative Yuan. China released an updated Notice to Airman (NOTAM) detailing the new flight route to pilots.1 Comment
Friday, March 20, 2015
A rockfall in southwestern China's Guangxi Province left seven people dead and 19 others injured, including eight Taiwanese tourists who sustained minor injuries, the Tourism Bureau said Thursday.
A leading official said that the Legislature has every right to change the trade-in-services pact signed between Taiwan and China nearly two years ago but any changes will obligate the government to renegotiate with China.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
China has to use thinking, methods and means based on the rule of law to cement the results of the peaceful development of cross-Taiwan Strait relations, a Chinese official in charge of Taiwan affairs said Friday.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The time of a possible meeting between New Taipei City Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Xi Jinping (習近平) remains undetermined, according to Kao Koong-lian (高孔廉), the former vice chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation (海基會) and the KMT chairman's special advisor on Chinese affairs.