Wednesday, October 1, 2014
China has cited “separatist forces” in Taiwan as a pretext for building up its military strength, with a goal of being capable of launching a large-scale operation against the island by 2020, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND).
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Beijing authorities should listen and heed the voices of the Hong Kong people and handle their opinions with a peaceful yet cautious attitude, said President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday.3 Comments
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai (龍應台) urged Beijing yesterday to win the hearts and minds of the people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait in a civil manner, following a night of violent confrontation between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong that lasted into Monday.
Monday, September 29, 2014
The relationship between Taiwan and China is one worth emulating by North and South Korea, South Korea's representative to Taiwan said during a two-day trip to outlying Kinmen County.
President Ma Ying-jeou said he will continue to create conditions favorable for a meeting between him and Chinese President Xi Jinping, but will not “over-push” it.
The aviation authorities of Taiwan and China have reached a consensus to further boost the number of regularly scheduled non-stop flights across the Taiwan Strait to 840 per week, from the current 828, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) brushed off an old formula to define how China intends to deal with “the Taiwan issue” and reiterated Friday that Beijing would have no tolerance for Taiwan independence.
Taiwan's Ministry of Justice confirmed Friday that China has issued exit restrictions on Angie Chai (柴智屏), a Taiwanese producer with several TV hit shows under her belt.
Beijing did not bar Taiwanese officials from attending this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings held in China, government officials said yesterday.