Monday, June 29, 2015
A visiting senior Chinese official took time out of his schedule Sunday to visit two Chinese students being treated in hospitals for burns they sustained in a dust explosion at a party in New Taipei the previous day.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The tension caused by territorial disputes in the South China Sea seems unlikely to ease in the near future, given the almost-completion of Chinese runways on reclaimed land and Beijing's possible deployment of J-11 fighter jets there, according to a Hong Kong newspaper report.
From a macro point of view, current cross-strait relations are at their best in 60 years, said Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海基會) Chairman Lin Join-sane (林中森) yesterday.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Chinese Communist Party's military parade office chief Chu Ruei (曲睿) yesterday said that veteran soldiers of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) would be featured in the massive military parade that has been schedule for Sept. 3 this year.2 Comments
Friday, June 19, 2015
The Cabinet believes the visa-free privilege for Taiwanese travelers to China is a "positive action for cross-strait relations," Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) said at the weekly Cabinet meeting yesterday.
A runaway convict who killed a man in 2004 was extradited back to Taiwan on June 5, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
Many Taiwanese businessmen welcomed the announcement of China's State Council Thursday to offer visa-free treatment for Taiwanese travelers to China, starting July 1, and they expressed the hope that this is a steadfast policy which will not be altered in the light of shifting political winds.
Monday, June 15, 2015
The People's Republic of China (PRC) will remove entry permit requirements for Taiwan nationals, as top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng (俞正聲) vowed to boost exchanges across the Taiwan Strait yesterday.3 Comments
Sunday, June 14, 2015
China will lift a visa requirement for Taiwanese travelling to the mainland, state media reported Sunday, part of a wider plan to reduce barriers between the two communities.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
The official Weibo micro blog page of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced this week that since 2012, the Miyakato Strait near Japan, and the Bashi Channel near Taiwan and the Philippines, have been designated as its proving grounds for routine drills and exercises.