Mainland China executive chief Li Keqiang on Saturday reiterated mainland China's stance against Taiwan's "separatist" movement, but observers said there were some subtle changes to his rhetoric that reflected Beijing's concerns over the election victories for Taiwan's pro-independence party.1 Comment
The stance of mainland China toward the Republic of China (R.O.C.) during recent meetings has remained unchanged, showing that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the mainland's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have yet to embark on deep communications, a scholar said Saturday.1 Comment
Mainland Affairs Council Chairman Andrew Hsia (夏立言) expressed concern Friday that proposed supervisory laws for cross-strait agreements could bring negotiations between Taiwan and China to a standstill.
Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海基會) said Wednesday that only 24 mainland Chinese passengers transited via Taiwan in the first month of a cross-strait pilot program.
President Ma Ying-jeou urged his successor Wednesday to beware of a major policy pitfall that could have a major impact on Taiwan -- cross-Taiwan Strait peace.
People should not misread the core message behind remarks in Washington by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi when he talked about Taiwan's constitution, a Chinese official in charge of Taiwan affairs said Tuesday.
The incoming government will maintain peace and stable cross-strait relations according to the Republic of China's (R.O.C.) constitutional system, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) stated Friday, in response to mainland China's top external affairs official Wang Yi's (王毅) speech in the U.S.
A Chinese mainland spokesman on Wednesday criticized a Taiwan legislator's proposal that would remove portraits of Sun Yat-sen from schools and government buildings on the island.
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Hsia Li-yan had a brief meeting on Thursday with Chen Yuanfeng, deputy minister of China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO), who is currently in Taiwan on a short visit, the MAC said.
Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) has indicated that he has never advocated Taiwanese independence, arguing that the island had already achieved substantive independence as indicated in the Chinese language version of his book which was released locally on Tuesday. Lee published "Remaining Life: My Life's Journey and Taiwan's Road to Democracy" initially in Japan in 2014.