Taipei and Beijing, deadlocked over the "1992 Consensus," are testing each other's bottom lines in regard to the political foundation of their bilateral relations, the National Security Bureau (NSB) has said, suggesting that Taipei keep communicating with its rival and try to build a bridge of mutual trust.
President Tsai Ing-wen on Saturday called for Beijing not to "let the June 4 incident become something that is left forever unsaid by both sides of the Strait," ......
Exiled Chinese dissident Wang Dan (王丹), a prominent student leader of the 1989 democracy movement in Beijing, has expressed pessimism about political reform in China and concerns over the political environment there.....
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) on Thursday called for cross-strait goodwill in maintaining two-way communications across the Taiwan Strait following Taiwan's recent transition of power.
Mainland hackers were likely behind an attack on the website of Taiwan's ruling party, a U.S.-based security firm said Thursday, as the island warns of growing cyber threats.
Cross-strait exchange in fishing and agriculture has grown increasingly intimate over the years. Taiwan's agriculture-related investment in mainland China has reached US$3.45 billion, and the island's fishing businesses employ up to 30,000 Chinese sailors.
The Asia News Network (ANN), a media alliance of 21 separate leading English-daily newspapers on the continent (including Taiwan's China Post), is holding its annual board meeting in Beijing, which includes a meeting with mainland China executive chief Li Keqiang on Tuesday.
Beijing increased the volume of its rhetoric toward Taipei on Thursday, but neither confirmed nor denied that it was planning a massive military exercise as a warning to the new Democratic Progressive Party administration not to pursue Taiwanese independence.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Thursday as the broader market fell into consolidation mode after making a strong showing in the previous few sessions, dealers said.
An article published Tuesday by a Chinese Communist Party-linked newspaper has sparked outrage over its sexist comments about Taiwan's new president Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), whom the article suggested was unfit to be president because she was single and childless.