Beijing said Saturday it had cut off contact with the main Taiwan liaison body because of President Tsai Ing-wen's refusal to endorse the concept of a single Chinese nation, ratcheting up pressure on the new Taiwanese leader.
Taiwan cannot budge on matters of judicial jurisdiction and a tough approach by any one side will only hurt the feelings of peoples on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, the Presidential Office spokesman said Tuesday.
Civic groups protested outside the Executive Yuan on Monday, calling on the new administration to reject any notions of signing trade in goods and services agreements with mainland China.
Cambodia said Monday it would deport 13 Taiwanese nationals arrested on fraud charges to mainland China, as Taipei said its emissaries had been prevented from meeting with the suspects.
Civic groups protested outside the Executive Yuan on Monday, calling on the new government to reject any notions of signing trade in goods and services agreements with mainland China.
Wu Jianmin, former Chinese ambassador to France, died in a car accident early Saturday morning in Wuhan, capital of the central province of Hubei, according to China's Foreign Ministry.
The Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps (TRMPC, 台灣路竹會) has been blocked from carrying out a medical mission abroad on the basis of the "one China" policy.
The daughter of a prominent mainland China human rights attorney, Gao Zhisheng (高智晟), who spent years in prison, reached out to President Tsai Ing-wen for help finding her newly missing father, whose new book is set to launch in Taiwan, Friday.
A scheduled performance in the southeastern Chinese city of Guangzhou by a Taiwanese children's choir has been canceled, after the choir sang the national anthem of the Republic of China at the inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen on May 20.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou Wednesday ridiculed the government's decision to bar him from attending a Hong Kong event over security concerns, delivering instead a video-taped speech in which he humorously warned his audience of being in a "dangerous city."