Tuesday, January 28, 2014
An ad hoc investigation panel headed by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局) busted a Taipei-based cross-strait telecom fraud ring on Jan. 23, nabbing six suspects involved in an elaborate cross-strait fraud scheme.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Given the rapid growth of China's economic strength, it is time for Beijing to “rationally” handle issues of social justice, judicial integrity and human rights, a top Taiwanese official in charge of cross-strait affairs said Thursday.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairperson Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) stated yesterday that the only reason Lin Chuan (林全), head of Thinking Taiwan Foundation, visited mainland China was for a professional financial exchange, so it is pointless to over-politicize the visit.1 Comment
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.