Monday, September 1, 2014
Taiwan's China policy planner expressed regret Sunday that candidates for the next leader of Hong Kong must be screened before they are eligible to run in the special administrative region's first popular election in 2017.1 Comment
China's Taiwan Affairs Office (國台辦) chief has said the policy of supporting the development of Taiwanese businesses in China remains unchanged, but reminded enterprises to take safety issues seriously after a metal dust explosion in early August in Kunshan (崑山), Jiangsu province (江蘇省) that killed 75 people.
CTBC Financial Holding (中信金) decided to invest in a China-based insurance company, but Taiwan's regulators said the investment will need government approval.
Friday, August 29, 2014
A woodpecker going after a worm was the analogy President Ma Ying-jeou used Thursday in his first direct comment to the press on the removal of Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀), who was forced to resign mid-month on allegations that he leaked secrets.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Tourism Bureau yesterday said Beijing and Taipei have reached a consensus on requesting designated Chinese travel agencies to pay Taiwanese travel agencies the full portion of fees before allowing visitors to enter Taiwan.
Taiwan's main trade promotion body opened an office in Chengdu City — its fifth in China — to expand its service network and help more Taiwanese companies seek business opportunities in western China.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) stated yesterday that it plans to increase the stay of mainland China's individual visitors from 15 to 30 days if they come to travel in Taiwan for a second time. However, further deliberation of the plan is necessary as there are still some concerns.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
A delegation from the Legislative Yuan will visit the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone in September to gain a better understanding of the operations of the special trade area in China, lawmakers said Saturday.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Action movie star Jackie Chan's (成龍)only son, Jaycee Chan (房祖名), did not and would not sell out his friends, even after being detained in China for using marijuana, his agent said Friday.2 Comments
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Taiwan's negotiations with China on a merchandise trade agreement, originally set to resume in late August, may be postponed to early September, Vice Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said Wednesday.