Sunday, October 11, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday warned that the cross-strait relationship will destabilize unless Taiwan's next president upholds five principles including the "1992 Consensus."
Friday, October 9, 2015
Minister of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Hsia Li-yan (夏立言) will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) in Guangzhou Oct. 14, said the MAC Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Tourism Bureau (觀光局) official Lai Ping-jung (賴炳榮) has said rumors that China has introduced a tourism cap, reducing the number of mainland Chinese visitors to Taiwan by 5 percent in the month preceding the Taiwan presidential election in January next year, remains speculation as of press time.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
High-ranked national security officials painted a pessimistic picture of Taiwan's cross-strait relations should Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) become president next year, local media revealed yesterday.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Minister Hsia Li-yan (夏立言) said Thursday that he and his mainland Chinese counterpart will look into matters related to cross-Taiwan Strait negotiations during their next meeting in China later this month.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Director of International Affairs and former Foreign Affairs Minister James Huang (黃志芳) yesterday denied that the DPP received a notice from the U.S. to accept the 1992 Consensus, and maintained a positive outlook regarding the results of U.S. President Obama's meeting last week with mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平).1 Comment
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou will talk about his efforts to improve cross-Taiwan Strait relations and his dedication to maintaining peace in the Asia-Pacific during a teleconference with members of the European Parliament (EP) Tuesday.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Tu Tze-chen (杜紫宸), head of the Industrial Technology Research Institute's Knowledge-based Economy and Competitiveness Research Center, dismissed security concerns regarding the card form of the Taibaozheng (台胞證) mainland travel permit yesterday, after the card faced controversy over its alleged use of tracking technology.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama reiterated Friday his "strong commitment" to Washington's One-China policy based on the three joint communiques and the Taiwan Relations Act during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the White House.2 Comments
Chinese President Xi Jinping's (習近平) state visit to the United States has reflected the need for Taiwan and China to initiate a high-level dialogue to clear doubts between the two sides, said Chao Chun-shan (趙春山), head of the Taipei-based Foundation on Asia-Pacific Peace Studies (亞太和平研究基金會).1 Comment