Friday, December 13, 2013
Five tons of persimmons from Taichung were shipped on a ferry directly to Fujian province's Pingtan County for the first time yesterday, as the launch of a new export destination for Taiwan's agricultural produce.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
A meeting of the Cross-Strait Economic Cooperation Committee, which coordinates issues related to a framework agreement on trade between Taiwan and China, opened in Taipei yesterday morning.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The Ministry of Education and the National Immigration Agency recently streamlined regulations for students from Hong Kong and Macau enrolled in Taiwan schools in order to create a friendlier study environment, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said yesterday.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Officials from Taiwan and China met in Taiwan's outlying Kinmen County Thursday to discuss joint crime-fighting efforts.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Retired Chinese domestic security Chief Zhou Yongkang (周永康) was involved in a plan to assassinate Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) in order to take over the country, New York-based Mingjing News reported on Dec. 5.
Friday, December 6, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the mainland Chinese authorities did not consult with his administration before demarcating the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea, and that Beijing's unilateral actions were not conducive toward the bettering of cross-strait ties.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Director-General of the National Security Bureau (NSB, 國安局) Tsai Der-sheng (蔡得勝) noted yesterday morning that Taiwan had already responded to mainland China's promise to establish an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, declaring its position to the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Online group-shopping platform Juhuasuan (聚划算), a subsidiary of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (阿里巴巴), yesterday announced a new limited-time program to sell Taiwanese agricultural products starting on Dec. 17 and lasting for three days.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin called on China yesterday to open more routes and increase the frequency of flights to Taipei to meet strong demand for air travel across the Taiwan Strait.
Monday, December 2, 2013
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday that it could not rule out the possibility of China announcing another air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea after a similar move covering part of the East China Sea in late November.