Monday, May 13, 2013
Taiwan and China's two new top cross-strait negotiators are likely to hold their first formal meeting in Taipei this month.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
A delegation of retired military officers left yesterday for China on a week-long visit that they described as an effort to push for cross-Taiwan Strait military confidence-building, although the Ministry of National Defense (MND) was quick to distance itself from any aspect of the trip.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) assembled yesterday for its first meeting of the long-waited China Affairs Committee (中國事務委員會), headed by Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌)
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) yesterday stated that it will oppose President Ma Ying-jeou's proposal to establish cross-strait branch offices unless China acknowledges Taiwan as an independent country.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Taiwan is beefing up its military's cyberdefense capabilities amid a growing threat from Chinese hackers, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) maintains its opposition to a proposal from the government to reduce citizenship restrictions for Chinese spouses, said Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Chen Yunlin, China's former top negotiator in dealings with Taiwan, arrived in the country Monday for an eight-day private visit.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
A trend for microblogging on Chinese websites is rising among Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), with more and more politicians in the party opening Chinese microblog accounts, through which they say they want to observe China's political transformation.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Mainland Council Affairs Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) said yesterday that ex-Straits Exchange Foundation Chairman Chiang Pin-kung's (江丙坤) recent suggestion to broadcast mainland Chinese news programs in Taiwan is the former chairman's “personal opinion.”
The issue of whether to grant local landing rights to Chinese satellite TV channels will be considered only if China agrees to offer Taiwanese counterparts similar treatment on a reciprocal basis, Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai said yesterday.