Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping made his first recorded comments Tuesday on last week's high-profile meeting between the top cross-strait policymakers from Taiwan and China, calling the event an “actively significant” development.1 Comment
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) yesterday gave a report on his visit to mainland China to the Legislature and said that the mainland Chinese authorities have rejected the idea of President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping meeting at either the APEC conference in Beijing or the Boao Forum for Asia (博鰲論壇), according to lawmakers.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
A new aviation agreement between Taiwan and Macau will expand the number of direct flights between the two sides and increase both seating and cargo capacity, Taiwan's aviation regulator said yesterday.
Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) said yesterday that the feasibility of getting President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) to meet at the upcoming APEC meeting in Beijing is not high.
The Feb. 11 meeting between the top officials in charge of cross-strait affairs across the Taiwan Strait has achieved several major results, a spokeswoman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO, 國台辦) said yesterday.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Taiwan and China will begin official exchanges in the meteorology and earthquake monitoring once the two sides ink cooperation pacts at a high-level meeting scheduled for Taipei late this month.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
China does not deem it appropriate for the leaders on each side of the Taiwan Strait to meet at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum later this year, Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi cited his Chinese counterpart as saying.
Lien Chan, an honorary chairman of the ruling Kuomintang, is expected to meet with China's President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing next week.