President Ma Ying-jeou expressed hope Wednesday that the two sides of the Taiwan Strait can maintain the status quo when looking at the future of cross-strait relations.
The likelihood of a meeting between Taiwan's President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) is not great, the head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會)said Tuesday.
China's proposal to construct a high-speed rail line between Beijing and Taipei as a national project is a unilateral idea that has not been mentioned to Taiwan, Minister of Transportation and Communications Chen Jian-yu said Monday.
The government rebutted Sunday a Chinese official's remark that talks between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait on a planned agreement on trade in goods have been completed.
Mainland China executive chief Li Keqiang on Saturday reiterated mainland China's stance against Taiwan's "separatist" movement, but observers said there were some subtle changes to his rhetoric that reflected Beijing's concerns over the election victories for Taiwan's pro-independence party.1 Comment
The stance of mainland China toward the Republic of China (R.O.C.) during recent meetings has remained unchanged, showing that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the mainland's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have yet to embark on deep communications, a scholar said Saturday.1 Comment
Mainland Affairs Council Chairman Andrew Hsia (夏立言) expressed concern Friday that proposed supervisory laws for cross-strait agreements could bring negotiations between Taiwan and China to a standstill.
Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海基會) said Wednesday that only 24 mainland Chinese passengers transited via Taiwan in the first month of a cross-strait pilot program.
President Ma Ying-jeou urged his successor Wednesday to beware of a major policy pitfall that could have a major impact on Taiwan -- cross-Taiwan Strait peace.
People should not misread the core message behind remarks in Washington by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi when he talked about Taiwan's constitution, a Chinese official in charge of Taiwan affairs said Tuesday.