The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) rebutted charges by the government led by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Monday of damaging Taiwan's dignity and sovereignty after a group of eight local government chiefs met China's top Taiwan affairs official in Beijing the previous day.
Eight city and county government leaders of Taiwan held a "breakthrough" meeting with Beijing officials Sunday, urging China to seek ways to "reset and restart" cross-strait ties.
The heads of eight cities and counties controlled by non-Democratic Progressive Party administrations arrived in Beijing Saturday to promote tourism.
Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) has called on mainland China to not obstruct Taiwan's participation in the upcoming International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly.
Beijing reiterated Wednesday that Taipei must accept the "one China" policy as a precondition for the island's participation in international organizations, including the upcoming International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) meeting in Canada.
Describing the current state of cross-strait relations as akin to "squabbling adults," representatives of Taiwanese enterprises working in China called for urgent action from Taiwan's government on Wednesday, during an event in Taichung.
The R.O.C. Air Force on Wednesday denied that a Chinese military aircraft briefly trespassed into Taiwan's aerial identification zone Monday.
Tien Hung-mao (田弘茂) officially took on the role of Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海基會) chairman Monday, saying that he hoped relations with China could be actively pursued to benefit people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.1 Comment
A ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Friday accused 58 former ministerial officials and local government chiefs of taking advantage of a legal loophole to circumvent a ban on traveling to China.
Medical tourism is one of the six industries to bear the brunt of the drastic decline in the number of tourists from mainland China, with a market loss estimated at NT$245 million this year, according to a special report released by the Chinese-language United Evening News (UEN).1 Comment