A man from mainland China was arrested by Taiwanese coast guard officers Friday for attempting to illegally enter outlying Kinmen County to seek employment, according to the local authorities.
Young people between the ages of 20-29 show more favorable views toward China than other age groups, according to a new poll released by the Association of Foreign Relations.
With the number of tourists from China traveling to Taiwan on the decline, the number of Chinese visitors who arrived at and departed from the nation's airports, with the exception of the Taipei Songshan Airport, fell in July, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Friday.
A senior Chinese official has said that China will continue to honor its existing agreements with Taiwan but he has ruled out any new accords unless what Beijing sees as a precondition is met.
Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday that its officials have not been invited to attend the upcoming twin-city forum between Taipei and Shanghai.
Taipei and Shanghai will sign three memorandums of cooperation at this year's intercity forum slated for Aug. 23, the Taipei City Government announced.
Taiwan will seek well-intentioned interaction and cooperation with mainland China in the future in a bid to promote the "New Southbound Policy," after a top-level meeting at the Presidential Office approved the framework for implementation of the "New Southbound Policy" on Tuesday.
Fifteen Taiwanese tourists who survived a tour bus accident in southeastern China's Fujian Province last week returned to Taiwan Tuesday, a local tourism association said that day.
Taiwan's people should work hard to protect democracy in Taiwan and improve human rights so that Taiwan can "shine as a beacon to the people of China," said an exiled Chinese dissident and former political prisoner during a visit to Taipei.
One Taiwanese woman was killed in mainland China's Fujian province Saturday morning when a tour bus carrying 23 people overturned in a landslide, Mainland Affairs Council Deputy Minister Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) said.