Monday, April 13, 2015
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu said on Sunday that he plans to lead his party's delegation to an annual forum with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) early next month in Shanghai but deferred on whether he will meet with mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
The basis of maintaining Taiwan's status quo and its relations with China is the understanding that Taiwan is a sovereign, independent country constitutionally named the Republic of China, Hung Chi-chang (洪奇昌), a senior member of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said Sunday1 Comment
Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Kuomintang (KMT) confirmed yesterday in a press release that the 10th Cross-Straits Economic, Trade and Culture Forum (國共論壇) with the Chinese Communist Party would be held in Shanghai on May 3.1 Comment
Friday, April 10, 2015
Vice Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said Thursday a Taiwanese newspaper report that he will discuss with the mainland Taiwan's bid to join the proposed China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行) during his ongoing visit there, was false.
An annual forum between Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) and its mainland Chinese counterpart, the Communist Party of China (CPC), is set to be held in late May, giving rise to the possibility of a meeting between the leaders of the two parties, an unidentified KMT source said Thursday.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Former Premier Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) made an appearance in National Chengchi University professor Tung Chen-yuan's (童振源) new book, "Confronting DPP Elites' Cross-Strait Relations"2 Comments
As China's "One Belt, One Road" strategy and its Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank initiative gather steam, Taiwanese companies are likely to benefit from the immense surge in construction projects anticipated throughout Asia, according to Taiwan-based institutional investors.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Taiwan will not accept the designation of "Taiwan, China" in order to become a member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行), according to comments made by Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday at the Legislative Yuan.1 Comment
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The great maritime feats by Zheng He (鄭和) in the Ming Dynasty may have been achieved six centuries earlier by a diplomat of the Tang Dynasty, according to a recent TV program aired by China Shaanxi Broadcasting Corp. (SXBC),
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
China signaled on Tuesday that Taiwan would not be allowed to join the Beijing-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which is seen as a counterweight to the U.S.-based World Bank.2 Comments