Monday, October 28, 2013
Taiwan and China should work together to explore the possibility of building natural gas pipelines across the Taiwan Strait, the vice chairman of Taiwan's Chinatrust Financial Holding Co. said Sunday at a bilateral forum in Nanning, China.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Taiwan's top official in charge of mainland China affairs said Saturday that in the negotiations on the establishment of reciprocal offices on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, Beijing should grant Taiwan personnel the right to visit Taiwanese prisoners in China.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou has said in an interview with an American newspaper that his administration has not deliberately avoided political talks with mainland China and has been willing to discuss any pressing issue.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
More than 60 percent of Taiwanese back official contact between the two countries either side of the Taiwan Strait, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said yesterday, citing the results of a poll it commissioned.
The relationship across the Taiwan Strait remains one between two adversaries, Minister of National Defense Yen Ming said Monday, adding that China poses the biggest security threat to Taiwan.
Monday, October 21, 2013
The chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will take part in a forum with industry representatives from Taiwan and China today to discuss communications industry standards.
China's armed forces earlier this month launched a large-scale military exercise, mobilizing over 20,000 troops in maneuvers believed to simulate preparation for an incursion into Taiwan, according to a U.S.-based professor.
Friday, October 18, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the relationship between Taiwan and China is not an international one but a “special” one, citing the Republic of China Constitution, which defines the R.O.C. as one sovereign country of which mainland China is a part.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) chief Wang Yu-chi said Wednesday that a plan for him to visit China and his Chinese counterpart to visit Taiwan is still being evaluated.
Chances are slim that the leaders of Taiwan and China will meet on the sidelines at a future Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum after a Chinese official said Wednesday that such a meeting need not take place at international events.