Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Monday hailed the upcoming twin-city forum between Taipei and Shanghai as an opportunity to break the stalemate in official cross-Taiwan Strait exchanges seen in recent months.
Shanghai has offered Taipei substantial support in the Taiwan capital's efforts to organize the 2017 Universiade and in sports in general, a mainland Chinese official said Sunday.
The National Defense University (NDU) Saturday confirmed that its computer system had been hacked in July but said that no classified information had been stolen.
An expert at the Washington-based Brookings Institution has advised that Taiwan change its defense strategy to adapt quickly to growing and more complex security challenges posed by an improving mainland Chinese military.
A man from mainland China was arrested by Taiwanese coast guard officers Friday for attempting to illegally enter outlying Kinmen County to seek employment, according to the local authorities.
Young people between the ages of 20-29 show more favorable views toward China than other age groups, according to a new poll released by the Association of Foreign Relations.
With the number of tourists from China traveling to Taiwan on the decline, the number of Chinese visitors who arrived at and departed from the nation's airports, with the exception of the Taipei Songshan Airport, fell in July, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Friday.
A senior Chinese official has said that China will continue to honor its existing agreements with Taiwan but he has ruled out any new accords unless what Beijing sees as a precondition is met.
Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday that its officials have not been invited to attend the upcoming twin-city forum between Taipei and Shanghai.
Taipei and Shanghai will sign three memorandums of cooperation at this year's intercity forum slated for Aug. 23, the Taipei City Government announced.