Mainland Chinese officials arrived in Taiwan Wednesday to facilitate humanitarian arrangements immediately following a deadly accident involving Chinese tourists in Taiwan on Tuesday.
The families of 24 mainland Chinese people killed in a tour bus blaze in Taiwan July 19 will arrive Thursday to deal with the aftermath of the tragedy, according to the Travel Agent Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Taiwan has been dropped from two lists ranking the most popular summer destinations among mainland Chinese tourists, sparking speculation that Beijing ordered the removal.
Beijing said Tuesday that it will send a team to deal with the aftermath of a bus fire that killed 26 people, including 23 Chinese tourists and their Chinese guide, earlier in the day.
Taiwan has been dropped from two lists ranking the most popular summer destinations among mainland Chinese tourists, sparking speculation that Beijing ordered the removal.1 Comment
The Tourism Bureau on Monday strongly criticized parody advertisements circulating online that celebrate the dropping numbers of Chinese visitors at tourist destinations in Taiwan.1 Comment
Premier Lin Chuan (林全) has said that actors and actresses should be allowed to act in movies without "political factors" getting in the way, in response to an incident in which a Taiwanese actor lost his place in a Chinese film over his "vague" political views about China.
Taiwan and mainland China did not communicate following the Permanent Court of Arbitration's (PCA) South China Sea ruling, Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Minister Katharine Chang (張小月) revealed Wednesday.
Communication between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait has not been as smooth as before, and the government is working on measures to improve the situation, the head of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Monday.
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) on Thursday rejected Chinese officials' claims that Beijing was told of an accidental missile launch after neighboring countries had already been informed.