Diplomats from the two sides of the Taiwan Strait had a brief confrontation in a Kenyan court last month, after the Kenyan authorities postponed the trial of five R.O.C. nationals suspected of telecommunications fraud, a Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday.
An application by group of retired military personnel to visit a Taiwan-controlled island in the disputed South China Sea is still being processed and no final decision has been made, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Tuesday.
Police authorities in Taiwan have recently arrested nine suspects allegedly involved in setting up a fake mainland Chinese government website that was used to scam potential victims in China, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Two brothers from New Taipei won a sea swim held between Taiwan's Kinmen and China's Xiamen Sunday, the first time Taiwanese swimmers have taken the title in the annual event's eight-year history.
Taiwanese businesses should expand cooperation with their Chinese counterparts to create economic and trade ties that are complementary, President Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday during a meeting with local industry leaders.
Taiwan hopes China can understand that its recognition of the historical fact that understandings were reached between the two sides in 1992 is an important and friendly declaration, a Taiwanese official said Friday.
Claims that President Tsai Ing-wen rejected the "1992 Consensus" in an interview with the Washington Post were refuted by the Presidential Office Friday, which stressed that Tsai was only responding to the question at hand.
Mainland Chinese media on Friday said President Tsai Ing-wen's response in an interview with The Washington Post was the first time she had "officially refused to accept the '1992 Consensus.'"
Mainland China is "extremely dissatisfied" with Taiwan's safety measures for visiting mainland tourists, an official said Thursday, following the death of 26 people in a tour bus fire in Taoyuan.2 Comments
Premier Lin Chuan (林全) on Thursday directed related agencies to re-examine low-cost tours for Chinese nationals, after 24 tourists from China were killed in a fire that broke out in their tour bus two days ago.