Wednesday, March 27, 2013
China's ongoing military buildup including its latest arm deals with Russia continues to increase the cross-strait military imbalance and poses a serious threat to Taiwan's defense capabilities, a military spokesman said yesterday.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Taiwanese universities will begin receiving mainland Chinese applicants for master's and Ph.D. programs starting March 13.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Cross-strait political dialogue could start at the level of the common person as both sides tackle the thorny political problems between them, China's top Taiwan policymaker said yesterday.3 Comments
Friday, March 22, 2013
The Xiamen Municipal Government said it will seek Taiwanese talent to develop its technology and manufacturing industries, in particular its microelectronics-focused science park.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Taiwan is closely monitoring the latest deployment of China's DF-16 missiles, the nation's top intelligence chief said yesterday.
China has been widening the scope of its cyberattacks on Taiwan, which poses a serious threat to the country's security, National Security Bureau (NSB) Director Tsai Der-sheng warned yesterday.
A mainland Chinese tourist spends NT$10,526 (US$356.32) daily on average in Taipei, which is US$102 more than Japanese tourists, the city's Department of Information and Tourism (DOIT) said yesterday.
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) chief Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) said yesterday that if his mainland Chinese counterpart, the director of the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO), were to visit the island, he would address him by the formal title of “director” and would likewise prefer to be addressed as “minister”; otherwise, a meeting might as well not take place at all.
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said yesterday that although both sides of the strait have inked an agreement on joint crime-fighting and mutual judicial assistance, some high-profile suspects have yet to be extradited from the mainland, partially because of Beijing's reluctance to cooperate.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A new Cabinet policy is set to pit Chinese workers against locals for Taiwan's jobs, said the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus yesterday.