Justice Minister Luo Ying-shay embarked Monday on a historic five-day visit to mainland China, where she is expected to speak at a college of law, among other activities.
Lin Join-sane, the chairman of Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) will visit China next month, the semi-official body in charge of cross-strait exchanges said Saturday.
The construction sector got a boost on the local equity market Friday morning after the central bank relaxed its credit control on the domestic property market the previous day, dealers said.
President-elect and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen and mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping were invited to attend the inauguration ceremony of the expanded Panama Canal on June 26, reported foreign media Thursday, sparking rumors of a possible meeting between the two leaders.
China has expressed hope that Taiwan's President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will clearly specify her idea of what is the nature of cross-Taiwan Strait relations.
Mainland China's top negotiator with Taiwan said Wednesday that the issue of what name should be used by Taiwan to participate in the Beijing-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is now "under discussion."
The Kuomintang (KMT) on Tuesday proposed the establishment of a special committee to supervise agreements to be signed with mainland China, a move seen as preempting the majority Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) attempt to pass its own law on the matter.
Former Vice President Vincent Siew is expected to express Taiwan's stance during the Boao Forum for Asia that kicks off Tuesday in China that economic and trade relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait should not be affected by political change, an executive of the Cross-Strait Common Market Foundation said Monday.
Recent intelligence indicates that Beijing has adopted "nine tactics" for Taiwan, which include minimizing criticism of President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) while maintaining a hard line against independence, the United Evening News reported Sunday.1 Comment
President Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that he hopes mainland Chinese students studying in Taiwan can be included in the country's national health insurance program as soon as possible.