Friday, September 5, 2014
The head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO, 國台辦) said Wednesday that it is possible he could meet with his Taiwanese counterpart during November's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Beijing.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The venue for talks next week between Taiwan and China on a trade-in-goods agreement will be “somewhere near Taipei,” Taiwan's Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍) said, but the location has not yet been finalized.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Democracy and the rule of law are the core values of Hong Kong, and as it pursues a general election, the event is being closely monitored in Taiwan and will receive the full backing of the Taiwanese, said President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Taiwan's China policy planner expressed regret Sunday that candidates for the next leader of Hong Kong must be screened before they are eligible to run in the special administrative region's first popular election in 2017.1 Comment
China's Taiwan Affairs Office (國台辦) chief has said the policy of supporting the development of Taiwanese businesses in China remains unchanged, but reminded enterprises to take safety issues seriously after a metal dust explosion in early August in Kunshan (崑山), Jiangsu province (江蘇省) that killed 75 people.
CTBC Financial Holding (中信金) decided to invest in a China-based insurance company, but Taiwan's regulators said the investment will need government approval.
Friday, August 29, 2014
A woodpecker going after a worm was the analogy President Ma Ying-jeou used Thursday in his first direct comment to the press on the removal of Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀), who was forced to resign mid-month on allegations that he leaked secrets.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Tourism Bureau yesterday said Beijing and Taipei have reached a consensus on requesting designated Chinese travel agencies to pay Taiwanese travel agencies the full portion of fees before allowing visitors to enter Taiwan.
Taiwan's main trade promotion body opened an office in Chengdu City — its fifth in China — to expand its service network and help more Taiwanese companies seek business opportunities in western China.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) stated yesterday that it plans to increase the stay of mainland China's individual visitors from 15 to 30 days if they come to travel in Taiwan for a second time. However, further deliberation of the plan is necessary as there are still some concerns.