Friday, July 10, 2015
Chen Deming (陳德銘) president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), may visit Taiwan in the second half of this year but the date will not be too close to Taiwan's presidential election on Jan. 16, 2016, a Straits Exchange (SEF) official said.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a strong statement late yesterday against a national security law recently passed by China.
Mainland China authorities removed entry permit requirements for Taiwan nationals yesterday.
Monday, June 29, 2015
A visiting senior Chinese official took time out of his schedule Sunday to visit two Chinese students being treated in hospitals for burns they sustained in a dust explosion at a party in New Taipei the previous day.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The tension caused by territorial disputes in the South China Sea seems unlikely to ease in the near future, given the almost-completion of Chinese runways on reclaimed land and Beijing's possible deployment of J-11 fighter jets there, according to a Hong Kong newspaper report.
From a macro point of view, current cross-strait relations are at their best in 60 years, said Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海基會) Chairman Lin Join-sane (林中森) yesterday.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Chinese Communist Party's military parade office chief Chu Ruei (曲睿) yesterday said that veteran soldiers of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) would be featured in the massive military parade that has been schedule for Sept. 3 this year.2 Comments
Friday, June 19, 2015
The Cabinet believes the visa-free privilege for Taiwanese travelers to China is a "positive action for cross-strait relations," Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) said at the weekly Cabinet meeting yesterday.
A runaway convict who killed a man in 2004 was extradited back to Taiwan on June 5, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
Many Taiwanese businessmen welcomed the announcement of China's State Council Thursday to offer visa-free treatment for Taiwanese travelers to China, starting July 1, and they expressed the hope that this is a steadfast policy which will not be altered in the light of shifting political winds.