Wednesday, November 11, 2015
(4) Establishment of a cross-strait hotline to handle important or urgent matters. As we have just mentioned, a liaison mechanism is already in place between the heads of the Straits Exchange Foundation and the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, as well as between the deputy heads of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) and the Taiwan Affairs Office.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會), in an attempt to mollify speculation revolving around President Ma Ying-jeou's alleged omission of "one China, respective interpretations" in the Ma-Xi meeting Saturday, released the transcript of the speech that Ma made during the closed-door meeting yesterday.1 Comment
Monday, November 9, 2015
Industry leaders and the Finance Ministry share a positive appraisal of Saturday's summit between Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Singapore.
The key concern after the Nov. 7 meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Singapore is whether the two sides will continue on a path of peaceful development, Taiwanese scholars said Sunday.
Chinese state media warned Taiwan against pursuing independence Sunday, a day after a historic meeting between the leaders of the mainland and the island it calls its own.
An American expert on Chinese law and government praised President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday for doing his own press conference after his historic meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Singapore.
In my meeting with Mr. Xi, we exchanged views on cross-strait relations, peaceful development and the consolidation of peace, and the status quo of prosperity.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and Chinese leader Xi Jingping (習近平) shook hands before a highly anticipated meeting in Singapore yesterday, heralding a major step in cross-strait relations as both sides used semantics to sidestep differences and met at the highest level in 66 years.1 Comment
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sharply rebuked President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday for violating Taiwan's expectations in his meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.24 Comments
President Ma Ying-jeou arrived in Singapore yesterday morning, meeting overseas compatriots based in the country at the Four Seasons Hotel. Ma stopped briefly at the hotel to rest before meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping hours later.