Thursday, January 22, 2015
Taiwan's minister of mainland affairs is expected to meet his Chinese counterpart in Kinmen, a Taiwan-controlled island group off southern China, next month for talks on issues including four controversial new flight routes Beijing intends to open in March.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Beijing's latest revelation that it is willing to hold discussions with Taiwan over its plan to open four flight routes close to the median line of the Taiwan Strait, is "a new development" in the controversy, while Washington said it is pleased to see the two parties talk, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official said Sunday.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Taiwan has made clear its objection to China's unilateral decision to implement new flight routes in the Taiwan Strait with the U.S. and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.
A military expert in Macau has said it is unwise for China to announce four new flight routes just west of the dividing line in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China, a Hong Kong Chinese-language newspaper said.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A well-known Taiwanese cartoonist has posted two cartoons online about the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in an apparent show of unity with the magazine after it was hit by a deadly terrorist attack.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Hong Kong is banning Taiwanese eggs, effective immediately, following the recent discovery of a new H5N2 avian influenza strain and the H5N8 flu virus at goose and duck farms in southern Taiwan, Hong Kong authorities announced Monday.
A Chinese woman who had been hiding in Taiwan for several years to avoid prosecution in China for her alleged involvement in illegal business operations, was repatriated to China recently after being tracked down and arrested by Taiwanese authorities, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Monday.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) expressed optimism yesterday the government will be able to sign a trade-in-goods agreement with China this year and win a long-deferred endorsement from the Legislature for the trade-in-services pact signed in June 2013.
Friday, January 9, 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday confirmed that several of Taiwan's diplomatic allies from the Latin American region sent delegations to join an ongoing economic forum organized by the mainland Chinese government held in Beijing.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Beginning on the first day of 2015, visitors from China will be able to head to the Taiwan-controlled islands of Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu without needing to apply in advance for Taiwan-issued entry permits.