Monday, September 8, 2014
Taiwan will seek tariff reductions in the display, machinery tool, petrochemical and automobile sectors during the next round of talks with China, as both sides seek an agreement on trade in goods, according to an unnamed economic official.1 Comment
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Whether there should be a meeting between Republic of China President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) is an issue for both sides of the Taiwan Strait to decide, an American Institute in Taiwan spokesman said Friday.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Taiwan and China reached a “concrete consensus” on clinical tests for new drugs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Taiwan's top China policy maker, said Thursday.
Taiwan is closely monitoring the ongoing U.S. visit of China's top official in charge of relations with Taiwan, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
The head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO, 國台辦) said Wednesday that it is possible he could meet with his Taiwanese counterpart during November's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Beijing.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The venue for talks next week between Taiwan and China on a trade-in-goods agreement will be “somewhere near Taipei,” Taiwan's Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍) said, but the location has not yet been finalized.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Democracy and the rule of law are the core values of Hong Kong, and as it pursues a general election, the event is being closely monitored in Taiwan and will receive the full backing of the Taiwanese, said President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Taiwan's China policy planner expressed regret Sunday that candidates for the next leader of Hong Kong must be screened before they are eligible to run in the special administrative region's first popular election in 2017.1 Comment
China's Taiwan Affairs Office (國台辦) chief has said the policy of supporting the development of Taiwanese businesses in China remains unchanged, but reminded enterprises to take safety issues seriously after a metal dust explosion in early August in Kunshan (崑山), Jiangsu province (江蘇省) that killed 75 people.
CTBC Financial Holding (中信金) decided to invest in a China-based insurance company, but Taiwan's regulators said the investment will need government approval.