Friday, March 20, 2015
A rockfall in southwestern China's Guangxi Province left seven people dead and 19 others injured, including eight Taiwanese tourists who sustained minor injuries, the Tourism Bureau said Thursday.
A leading official said that the Legislature has every right to change the trade-in-services pact signed between Taiwan and China nearly two years ago but any changes will obligate the government to renegotiate with China.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
China has to use thinking, methods and means based on the rule of law to cement the results of the peaceful development of cross-Taiwan Strait relations, a Chinese official in charge of Taiwan affairs said Friday.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The time of a possible meeting between New Taipei City Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Xi Jinping (習近平) remains undetermined, according to Kao Koong-lian (高孔廉), the former vice chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation (海基會) and the KMT chairman's special advisor on Chinese affairs.
The ranks of striking workers at a shoe factory in southern China have swelled to more than 5,000, according to multiple online reports yesterday. Workers at the Dongguan based factory owned by Stella Shoe Co.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) said yesterday that as the party's chairman, he will continue attending exchange meetings between the KMT and China's Communist Party, which were started in 2005.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Venture capital companies are open to Chinese investment, however, such investment may not have control over the companies, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said yesterday.
Friday, March 6, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou reaffirmed Thursday his administration's position on an understanding that has helped stabilize relations across the Taiwan Strait, an understanding that the main opposition party refuses to recognize.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) said yesterday at the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC, 中國人民政治協商會議) that the cross-strait relationship between China and Taiwan is based on the foundation of the "1992 Consensus."1 Comment
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Presidential Office declined to comment Wednesday on reports that a meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (習近平) had originally been planned last year.
The number of Chinese tourist arriving and departing from Taiwan's outlying island county of Kinmen via direct cross Taiwan Strait shipping links totaled 11,902 during the Feb. 18 23 Lunar New Year holiday, the National Immigration Agency said.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) will take action if he sees the China policy of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential candidate as hurting the stability of cross-Taiwan Strait ties, .............2 Comments
Deputy Defense Minister Andrew Hsia (夏立言) said Monday that taking over as head of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) will be a great challenge, and he anticipated calling on preceding MAC chiefs to help him familiarize himself with his new job.