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.
Monday, October 27, 2014
The Indian Ladies Club celebrated the Hindu Festival of Lights, Diwali, with a grand Diwali ball at the ACC Club on the 25th of October.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Taichung's success in winning the right to host the first East Asian Youth Games in 2019 was made possibly partly by Beijing's lack of obstruction to the bid, Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee President Lin Hong-dow said Saturday.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Legislature yesterday passed the first reading of the National Health Insurance Act amendment, which called for National Health Insurance (NHI) coverage for mainland Chinese students studying in Taiwan.1 Comment
China remains Taiwan's biggest market but also its biggest threat and Taiwan has to tread carefully in maximizing the opportunity while minimizing the threat, Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States said in an interview on Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ting Hsin International Group (頂新), the food company that allegedly added refuse oil to its food products, is facing a new challenge as consumers in mainland China call for a united boycott against the company.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Due to a decrease in large-scale investment opportunities, Chinese capital flowing to Taiwan dropped nearly 20 percent in the first nine months of the year, the Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday.
In a legislative session yesterday afternoon, the National Palace Museum (NPM, 國立故宮博物院) attacked a subsidiary company of China's Taiwan Affairs Office's (TAO, 國台辦) for copyright infringement. The company is alleged to have published books and mobile applications without the museum's permission.1 Comment
Friday, October 17, 2014
China should appreciate the good will of Taiwan as evident in President Ma Ying-jeou's touching on Hong Kong in his National Day address, a spokesman for the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) said Thursday.