Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A Chinese woman who had been hiding in Taiwan for several years to avoid prosecution in China for her alleged involvement in illegal business operations, was repatriated to China recently after being tracked down and arrested by Taiwanese authorities, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Monday.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) expressed optimism yesterday the government will be able to sign a trade-in-goods agreement with China this year and win a long-deferred endorsement from the Legislature for the trade-in-services pact signed in June 2013.
Friday, January 9, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday confirmed that several of Taiwan's diplomatic allies from the Latin American region sent delegations to join an ongoing economic forum organized by the mainland Chinese government held in Beijing.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Beginning on the first day of 2015, visitors from China will be able to head to the Taiwan-controlled islands of Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu without needing to apply in advance for Taiwan-issued entry permits.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Taiwan has recently returned a Chinese suspect who was hiding in Taiwan to the authorities on the other side of the Taiwan Strait on Dec. 26, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) revealed.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
China is strengthening and diversifying its efforts to penetrate Taiwan's military as exchanges across the Taiwan Strait increase, Defense Minister Yen Ming said Friday in a call for the military to heighten its guard against spies.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) said yesterday at the Kuomintang (KMT) weekly Central Standing Committee meeting that the MAC would like to strengthen exchanges between Taiwan and China through Taiwanese youth, grassroots groups and locals.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
China's top negotiator with Taiwan Chen Deming proposed more exchanges in biotechnology across the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday, when he toured the Hsinchu Science Park on the last day of his eight-day visit.
Chinese authorities may reduce the time needed to process exit permits for citizens en route to Taiwan, a move expected to complement the introduction of landing visas for Chinese citizens on several Taiwan-controlled islands, a Taiwanese tourism official said.
Monday, December 15, 2014
China's top negotiator with Taiwan met Sunday in Tainan with Dharma Master Cheng Yen (證嚴法師), founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, to explore collaborative opportunities in cross-Taiwan Strait volunteer endeavors.1 Comment
Sunday, December 14, 2014
China's top negotiator with Taiwan expressed optimism about cross-strait relations as he continued a round-the-island visit yesterday.1 Comment
Friday, December 12, 2014
Prosecutors on Thursday indicted eight protesters for attempting to block the motorcade of a senior Chinese official during a landmark visit to the island in June, which sparked furious protests.
The next round of cross-Taiwan Strait technical talks on a trade-in-goods agreement will be held Dec. 15 in Beijing, Economics Minister John Deng said Thursday.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
When asked by media if China would be waiting for Taiwan to pass the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement (兩岸服務貿易協議), Chen Deming (陳德銘), president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS, 海協會), confirmed the sentiment though he emphasized that the time frame would be within two years and not after two years.