Saturday, October 5, 2013
Taiwan's envoy to the annual leaders' meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum is expected to hold face-to-face talks with China's Xi Jinping in Bali on Sunday, sources said yesterday.
Friday, October 4, 2013
Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) yesterday hosted cross-caucus negotiations to discuss parliamentary reform, in response to accusations that he has been controlling the Legislature through backroom deals.1 Comment
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
A change in policy restricting mainland China travel agencies from offering discounted shopping excursion-oriented packages may impact local tourism significantly, with the industry anticipating a 30 percent decline in the number of mainland Chinese visitors.1 Comment
Friday, September 27, 2013
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai said that the withdrawal of Chinese exhibitors from the 2013 Taipei TV Festival was regrettable, and she urged Chinese companies to transcend political barriers and embrace interaction.
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is deliberating an expansion of its interaction with mainland China to break what it calls a “cross-strait relations monopoly by certain parties.”
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
With regard to the impact of mainland China's new tourism law on Taiwan as well as Taiwan's expedited issuance of visas to mainland Chinese tourists, travel agencies and legislators will today hold a public hearing.4 Comments
Monday, September 23, 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013
Taiwanese business owners based in China called for an early legislative review of the cross-strait trade-in-services agreement yesterday.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Wu Poh-hsiung, an honorary chairman of Taiwan's Kuomintang, reiterated a call during a meeting with a visiting Chinese official on Wednesday for Taiwan and China to put their political disagreements aside to facilitate bilateral exchanges.
A delay of cross-strait service trade agreement deliberation in the Legislature not only may affect Taiwan's trade relations with China, but also Taiwan's chances of setting up trade agreements with other countries, Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) said yesterday.