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.
Monday, October 14, 2013
A map of Taiwan appeared in a video feed of Guangzhou Military Area Headquarters during China Network Television's broadcast of a drill by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) codenamed “Mission Action 2013B” yesterday.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Scholars at a cross-strait peace forum in Shanghai concluded that in terms of political relations, experts from both sides of the strait share several overlapping ideas, such as the nature of cross-strait relations.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Chairman Wang Yu-chi said yesterday his recent meeting with his Chinese counterpart is a sign that cross-Taiwan Strait relations are moving in a positive direction.