Sunday, December 6, 2015
Taiwan's worrisome brain drain could become even worse once mainland China implements its 13th five-year plan for 2016-2020, an expert on cross-Taiwan Strait business has warned, because of China's designation of talent recruitment as a "national strategy."
Saturday, December 5, 2015
The head of mainland China's semi-official organization for Taiwan relations said that mainland China would "deeply discuss" future plans to send mainland students to Taiwan to earn professional degrees, yesterday.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Two Taiwanese intelligence officers who were imprisoned by mainland China for nearly a decade were released and returned to Taiwan last month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed yesterday.
The mistake of misidentifying Taiwan's former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) as Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in a photo published by the White House on blogging platform Medium has been corrected.
The Presidential Office yesterday credited goodwill created by last month's meeting between cross-strait leaders for China's release of two captured Taiwanese spies in October.
Chen Deming (陳德銘), president of mainland China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS, 海協會), arrived in Taiwan Monday for a seven-day visit.
A mainland Chinese negotiator admitted Monday the existence of illegal solicitation of funding among organizations tasked with handling cross-Taiwan Strait affairs.
Monday, November 30, 2015
A Chinese official who handles negotiations with Taiwan arrived in Taipei Sunday for a preparatory meeting ahead of a review Monday of existing trade and economic agreements between the two sides.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Taiwan is seeing an "ease in its long diplomatic isolation" after the recent meeting between President Ma Ying jeou and his mainland Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Singapore, according to a Bloomberg report.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Lawmakers say they are planning to review a bill on Friday that would provide partial National Health Insurance (NHI) coverage for students from mainland China.