Monday, September 28, 2015
Tu Tze-chen (杜紫宸), head of the Industrial Technology Research Institute's Knowledge-based Economy and Competitiveness Research Center, dismissed security concerns regarding the card form of the Taibaozheng (台胞證) mainland travel permit yesterday, after the card faced controversy over its alleged use of tracking technology.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama reiterated Friday his "strong commitment" to Washington's One-China policy based on the three joint communiques and the Taiwan Relations Act during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the White House.2 Comments
Chinese President Xi Jinping's (習近平) state visit to the United States has reflected the need for Taiwan and China to initiate a high-level dialogue to clear doubts between the two sides, said Chao Chun-shan (趙春山), head of the Taipei-based Foundation on Asia-Pacific Peace Studies (亞太和平研究基金會).1 Comment
Saturday, September 26, 2015
The 11th round of negotiations on the cross-strait trade-in-goods agreement will take place next Monday and Tuesday in Beijing, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) announced yesterday.
Four Chinese men were indicted for entering Taiwan illegally, the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office said Friday.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the opposition Democratic Progressive Party's chairwoman and presidential candidate, reaffirmed her position Wednesday regarding the status of the Diaoyutai islands, saying that "they belong to Taiwan."2 Comments
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Mainland China has given a "positive response" to Taiwan's concerns over a new electronic card issued to Taiwanese visitors, Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Taiwan's government criticized China's issuance of the "Taibaozheng" (台胞證) mainland travel permit yesterday, stating that they are only valid for travel identification while urging authorities to answer suspicions over the card's capabilities.
Monday, September 21, 2015
China announced unilaterally yesterday that it will formally begin issuing card versions of its travel permit to R.O.C. nationals today, a move that has ruffled the feathers of Taiwan's government.
None of the five Chinese dissidents who were recently detained in Taiwan for either entering illegally or overstaying their visas have applied to remain in the country, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Sunday.