Thursday, January 16, 2014
Joseph Wu, the opposition Democratic Progressive Party's representative to the United States, echoed some of the party chairman's bird-related analogies at a U.S. think tank on Tuesday to describe the DPP's latest version of its China policy.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) pledged yesterday to stand firm on the government's position on cross-Taiwan Strait relations during his planned historic visit to China.
Taiwan plans to increase the daily quota of independent Chinese tourists to Taiwan to 4,000 and streamline visa applications of people from Southeast Asia to increase visitor numbers, the country's Tourism Bureau said yesterday.1 Comment
Monday, January 13, 2014
Former Premier Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) yesterday criticized the Democratic Progressive Party's recent policies regarding cross-strait relations, saying that they avoided the points he was trying to make.1 Comment
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) remained tight-lipped Friday on a planned meeting with his Chinese counterpart, although the meeting is expected to take place in February at the earliest.
Legislators across party lines sought restraints Friday on issues that the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) head can touch upon during a planned historic visit to China, which is expected to take place in February.
Mainland China officials yesterday announced a new policy lowering the required threshold for Taiwanese business owners to establish individual proprietorship hospitals in China, according to China.org.cn.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) yesterday denied that concessions had been made in exchange for the planned meeting between himself and his mainland Chinese counterpart, Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Director Zhang Zhijun (張志軍).
The minister of culture accused China yesterday of being “unilateral” and “rude” in comments she made on a proposal offered by China at a cross-Taiwan Strait media forum late last month.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Coast guard authorities on the outlying island of Kinmen vowed Monday to step up a crackdown on encroaching Chinese fishing boats and sand dredgers to protect the waters surrounding the Taiwan-controlled island.