Former premier and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) heavyweight Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) denied media reports on Wednesday that he had said he believed President-elect Tsai Ing-wen would leave out or deny the "1992 Consensus" in her inauguration speech on May 20.
The Cabinet expressed welcome Sunday for China's invitation of a delegation to the mainland for talks concerning Taiwanese nationals detained there, after 32 Taiwanese fraud suspects were deported from Malaysia to China the previous day.
Taipei lodged a protest with the Malaysian government for sending 32 Taiwanese phone fraud suspects to China on Saturday. Taiwan will send delegation to China in around a week.
The recent detention of a Taiwanese fishing boat by the Japanese authorities has underscored that if Taiwan were to give up the ace in its sleeve -- eased cross-Taiwan Strait relations -- it will be accorded less dignified treatment, a former national security official warned Saturday.1 Comment
A man from China's coastal Zhejiang Province landed on the Taiwan-controlled outlying island of Kinmen off the Chinese coast in a rubber boat early Thursday, claiming that he came seeking freedom.
President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged Wednesday that her administration will promote ties with mainland China based on democratic principles and on Taiwanese public opinion.
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ, 法務部) confirmed Saturday that 10 Taiwanese suspects wanted for telecommunications fraud operating out of the African nation of Uganda were apprehended by Chinese authorities on the mainland.1 Comment
A Taiwanese delegation on Thursday visited a detention center in Beijing where they talked via video link with several of the 45 Taiwanese suspects currently being detained on suspicion of involvement in a telecom fraud ring that was allegedly scamming people in mainland China from a base in Kenya.
President Ma Ying-jeou orchestrated warming ties in trade, tourism and transport, culminating in a historic handshake and chinwag with mainland China leader Xi Jinping in Singapore last November.
A 10-person delegation of Taiwanese legal officials will begin dialogue with mainland Chinese counterparts today, with the aim of bringing back Taiwanese nationals who were sent by Kenyan authorities to mainland China earlier this month.