Friday, December 12, 2014
Prosecutors on Thursday indicted eight protesters for attempting to block the motorcade of a senior Chinese official during a landmark visit to the island in June, which sparked furious protests.
The next round of cross-Taiwan Strait technical talks on a trade-in-goods agreement will be held Dec. 15 in Beijing, Economics Minister John Deng said Thursday.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
When asked by media if China would be waiting for Taiwan to pass the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement (兩岸服務貿易協議), Chen Deming (陳德銘), president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS, 海協會), confirmed the sentiment though he emphasized that the time frame would be within two years and not after two years.
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) issued in Taiwan and linked to A shares in China took a beating Wednesday morning as investors took cues from a plunge on the Chinese equity market a session earlier, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed sharply lower Wednesday as market sentiment was dampened by losses suffered by other regional markets amid fears over further fund outflows from the region, dealers said.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
As its ties with China improve, Taiwan should also seek to advance its relations with other countries in the region, particularly Japan, South Korea and the Philippines, a visiting former U.S. official said Saturday.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Beijing is not expected to change its “one China” principle in dealing with Taiwan, despite the impressive victory scored by the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Saturday's local elections in Taiwan, an American expert said Sunday.
Monday, December 1, 2014
The impact of the ruling Kuomintang's defeat in Saturday's elections on the future of Taiwan's ties with China became the main issue in international coverage of the elections.1 Comment
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Taiwan's 9-in-1 Elections on Saturday will focus on city and county administrators, but they will nevertheless have an inevitable impact on exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, Chinese scholars cautioned.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Taipei and Beijing have begun negotiations on provisions to allow Chinese travelers to make transit stops in Taiwan on their way to other destinations, the semi-official Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) said Thursday.