Civic groups protested outside the Executive Yuan on Monday, calling on the new government to reject any notions of signing trade in goods and services agreements with mainland China.
Wu Jianmin, former Chinese ambassador to France, died in a car accident early Saturday morning in Wuhan, capital of the central province of Hubei, according to China's Foreign Ministry.
The Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps (TRMPC, 台灣路竹會) has been blocked from carrying out a medical mission abroad on the basis of the "one China" policy.
The daughter of a prominent mainland China human rights attorney, Gao Zhisheng (高智晟), who spent years in prison, reached out to President Tsai Ing-wen for help finding her newly missing father, whose new book is set to launch in Taiwan, Friday.
A scheduled performance in the southeastern Chinese city of Guangzhou by a Taiwanese children's choir has been canceled, after the choir sang the national anthem of the Republic of China at the inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen on May 20.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou Wednesday ridiculed the government's decision to bar him from attending a Hong Kong event over security concerns, delivering instead a video-taped speech in which he humorously warned his audience of being in a "dangerous city."
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) decided Wednesday to raise its travel alert for Tianjin in northern China to level 2 "Alert," warning travelers planning to visit the coastal metropolis to take enhanced precautions against avian flu.
Mainland China warned the United States on Tuesday to stick by its promises not to support any separatist activities, ahead of a U.S. visit by the R.O.C.'s new president, Tsai Ing-wen, and a possible meeting between the Dalai Lama and U.S. President Barack Obama.
Taipei expressed some receptiveness on Tuesday toward unofficial exchanges to improve cross-strait relations as it confirmed a communications impasse with Beijing since assuming power on May 20.
China has stepped up efforts to promote cross-strait unification since the May 20 inauguration of the new government under Tsai Ing-wen, the head of Taiwan's Overseas Compatriot Affairs Commission said Monday.