China has strongly criticized an expected U.S. arms sale to Taiwan, saying it should be canceled to avoid harming relations between Taipei and Beijing.
Mainland China's purchase of 24 Su-35s is aimed at securing air supremacy in the region and countering the F-22 fighters deployed by the United States in Okinawa, according to a Taiwanese expert on Russian weapons.
Taiwan and Macau are scheduled to sign an agreement Thursday to avoid double taxation on aviation business, according to Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC).
A group of academics from India and Taiwan said at a seminar in New Delhi yesterday that their two countries should redefine the one-China principle so as to build a new framework for bilateral cooperation.
China's point man for contacts and negotiations with Taiwan reiterated Sunday as he was preparing to head home to Beijing after a seven-day visit to the island that he will visit Taiwan again.
Mainland China's chief negotiator for cross-strait affairs yesterday continued to be hounded by protesters, prompting him to describe such protests as an "incorrect form of democracy."
Taiwan's worrisome brain drain could become even worse once mainland China implements its 13th five-year plan for 2016-2020, an expert on cross-Taiwan Strait business has warned, because of China's designation of talent recruitment as a "national strategy."
The head of mainland China's semi-official organization for Taiwan relations said that mainland China would "deeply discuss" future plans to send mainland students to Taiwan to earn professional degrees, yesterday.
Two Taiwanese intelligence officers who were imprisoned by mainland China for nearly a decade were released and returned to Taiwan last month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed yesterday.
The mistake of misidentifying Taiwan's former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) as Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in a photo published by the White House on blogging platform Medium has been corrected.