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.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Chen Deming (陳德銘), president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS, 海協會), plans to take a look at Taiwan's agricultural, tourism and other sectors during a visit before the end of this year, a Chinese official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Zhang Zhijun, head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office, expressed optimism Tuesday that cross-Taiwan Strait relations will continue to move forward on a peaceful path.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Mainland China's ongoing military modernization has continued to shift Taiwan-China military balance in Beijing's favor despite warming cross-strait relations, a U.S. congressional commission report said Thursday.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou said in an interview published Thursday that he believes Taiwan's relations with China will "get back on track" very soon following meetings between officials from the two sides in Beijing earlier this week.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jingping met Taiwan's former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) yesterday, expressing his hope that cross-strait relations will stay on a healthy path for the long term.1 Comment
Sunday, November 9, 2014
China's commerce minister has promised to speed up negotiations with Taiwan over a trade-in-goods agreement, Taiwan's Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun said Saturday.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Taiwan's minister of national development said Wednesday that he is confident the bold criticisms of President Ma Ying-jeou published by a Chinese Communist Party-affiliated newspaper are unconnected to the island's plans for free economic pilot zones.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) said Wednesday that senior civil servants and officials whose work is related to national security will be barred from pursuing advanced studies in China, effective Thursday.
Taiwan's defense minister declined to comment on Wednesday on a recent report that Taiwanese agents have been recruiting Chinese students studying in Taiwan to act as spies upon their return to China.
Taiwan maintains good relations with the United States, China and Japan, but its maneuvering space has been squeezed due to the competition and misgivings among the three, a former National Security Council (NSC ，國安會) head said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
It is "not impossible" for a meeting between leaders of both sides of the Taiwan Strait to take place in the future, yet the meeting will not take place until both sides have agreed on several important issues, a former U.S. official said yesterday in Taipei1 Comment
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Starting next year, visitors from China will no longer be required to apply for a permit to visit Taiwan's major outlying islands, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) confirmed late Sunday.