Thursday, May 29, 2014
Taiwan and China will continue to pursue more liberalized bilateral trade, despite delays in the progress of two trade pacts with China, former Vice President Vincent Siew said yesterday.
A spokesman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office said Wednesday that the office has taken note of the “greater one China” concept initiated by a bipartisan group in Taipei Tuesday but will not comment on it.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A bipartisan group of academics and former officials yesterday called for the replacement of the one China policy with a “greater one China concept,” as well as the establishment of a “limited international legal entity” to manage cross-strait affairs.3 Comments
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Vice Chairman Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) said yesterday that the deputy head of the SEF's legal department has departed for mainland China to learn more about the cause behind the recent accident involving Taiwanese tourists and to assist with insurance settlements, medical fees and compensation.
Monday, May 26, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou said during a recent interview with a local magazine that the “stage” for a potential meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping is “all set,” noting that he sees the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting this November as the best opportunity for the meeting to take place.7 Comments
Sunday, May 25, 2014
The tourism bureau of Zhangzhou City (漳州市旅遊局) yesterday announced that rescue workers had discovered the body of a women near a bridge following Friday's bus crash incident.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Two Taiwanese tourists were killed, 19 were injured and five remain missing after the tour bus carrying them fell into Jiulong River, the Xiamen Tourism Bureau announced yesterday.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Taiwan does not think there is any possibility of joining forces with China in the territorial dispute in South China Sea, according to Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) spokeswoman Wu Mei-hung (吳美紅) yesterday.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
The Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS, 海協會) will be planning several trips to Taiwan as the communication between China and Taiwan has gradually picked up again as the recent student movements have anded, local media report.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Taiwan's aid to the victims of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in China has benefited 1.5 million people, the Red Cross Society of the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced, prior to the sixth anniversary of the quake.