Thursday, November 21, 2013
China's top negotiator with Taiwan, Chen Deming, is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan on Nov. 26 for an eight-day visit, the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Two schools named Sun Yat-sen University — one in Taiwan and one in China — are working together with China's Xiamen University to hold the “Shan-Hai (Mountain and Sea) Forum,” set for the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
China did not directly comment Monday on Taiwan's recent loss of a diplomatic ally, saying only that it was prepared to work with Taiwan to maintain the current positive trend in the bilateral relationship.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday said that bilateral ties between Taiwan and its African ally Sao Tome and Principe remain strong despite the recent signing of an agreement between the latter and China to pursue closer trade ties.
While the cross-strait service trade agreement awaited deliberation in the Legislature, Economic Affairs Minister Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) commented on the cross-strait goods trade agreement yesterday.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) yesterday called for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus to speed up the scheduled public hearings regarding the cross-strait service trade pact in order for the legislature to review the pact.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Several major edible oil distributors in China's coastal Fujian province will file a cross-border lawsuit against Changchi Foodstuff Factory Co., the company at the heart ofan edible oil scandal rocking Taiwan, a lawyer said yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that cross-strait relations are not based on a state-to-state framework, but that the ties between the two sides of the strait are not entirely domestic either.
Central Bank governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) on Monday revealed the bank's deputy governor will visit China next month, adding that a currency swap agreement looks set to be signed in mid-2014.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang said Saturday that his party is willing to enter political talks with China.