Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) struck a confident tone on Taiwan-Vatican ties Wednesday, stressing that the ongoing dialogue between Beijing and the Holy See was focused on "religious issues" only.
Former Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) called on China to engage in a "peaceful competition" with Taiwan, instead of doing things that would widen the psychological distance between people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.
Taxis congregate at a parking lot in Hualien's Taroko Gorge, Monday. This year's Golden Week holiday in mainland China has seen record decreases in group tour applications, leading to a conspicuous absence of tour buses that usually crowd the area.1 Comment
A survey released by Global Views Monthly (GVM, 遠見雜誌) Friday indicated increasing support for maintaining the status quo with regards to Taiwan's relations with China.
A Cabinet official for cross-strait affairs hinted Tuesday that China used the "1992 Consensus" as "an excuse" to bar Taiwan's participation in this year's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) meeting in Montreal.
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday urged China to maintain the status quo across the Taiwan Strait and continue the dialogue and communication between the two sides.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers voiced anger at China for suppressing Taiwan with its "one China" policy at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Puyuan's Chen Chien-en, center, makes a throw over Taiwan Beer's Chiu Chin-lung during a 2016 Taiwan Strait basketball tournament game in Hualien on Sunday, Sept. 25. Puyuan defeated Taiwan Beer 89-87.
A Taiwanese court has sentenced a former intelligence officer to 18 years in prison for reportedly working as a double agent and spying for China as relations worsen with Beijing.
A total of 198 Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects have been forcibly deported to China since April, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) said during a press conference on Thursday.