A local travel agency catering to mainland Chinese tourists closed without notice Wednesday -- the first of such firms to go under since the new government took office.
None of the five Chinese cities invited to an international forum organized by Kaohsiung have provided a response on whether they will attend the event, the city's Deputy Mayor Hsu Li-ming said Wednesday.
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) hosted a lunch with Shanghai delegation leader Sha Hailin (沙海林) Wednesday in Banqiao, on the heels of an official exchange in Taipei.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) called for mutual understanding between Taiwan and mainland China at a cross-strait forum that drew scattered protests in Taipei on Tuesday.
Former Kuomintang party spokesman Yang Wei-chung (楊偉中) speaks at an interview at Pop Radio on Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Taipei Deputy Mayor Teng Chia-ji (鄧家基) said Tuesday at the opening of the annual Taipei-Shanghai forum that his city keeps pace with international standards of public order and has a vibrant democratic system.
Dozens of pro-independence supporters gathered today to protest Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's attendance at a cross-strait cities forum with Shanghai delegation leader Sha Hailin.
Cheers but mostly jeers greeted a visiting Shanghai delegation that took part in a cross-strait cities forum in Taipei Monday.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Monday hailed the upcoming twin-city forum between Taipei and Shanghai as an opportunity to break the stalemate in official cross-Taiwan Strait exchanges seen in recent months.
Shanghai has offered Taipei substantial support in the Taiwan capital's efforts to organize the 2017 Universiade and in sports in general, a mainland Chinese official said Sunday.