Tuesday, May 6, 2014
People First Party (PFP, 親民黨) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) will meet with top Chinese officials during a trip to Beijing this week, sources said yesterday.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Given that the public tends to feel uneasy about relations between Taiwan and mainland China, it is the government's duty to clearly explain its cross-strait policies, President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday, adding that cross-strait trade is more advantageous than disadvantageous for Taiwan.1 Comment
The seventh Cross-strait Cultural Creative Industry Fair (CCCIF) is set to take place in Xiamen, southeastern China from Oct. 24 to 27, according to its organizer.
The Ministry of Education announced Friday that it now recognizes diplomas issued by 18 more Chinese institutions of higher education, bringing the total number of recognized schools to 129.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Beijing reiterated its insistence yesterday that a service trade agreement with Taiwan be kept intact and implemented as is amid widespread opposition to the pact in Taiwan and suggestions that parts of it be renegotiated.2 Comments
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Non-technological firms are poised to gain from signing the Cross-Strait Trade in Goods Agreement, and this will prevent Taiwan from being marginalized in the global market, government officials said yesterday.
Taiwan's top negotiator with China departed yesterday for his first cross-Taiwan Strait visit this year.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Beijing and Taipei have decided to carry on normally with cross-Taiwan Strait relations following an occupation of Taiwan's parliament by students, but it is unclear how long the status quo can last, an article in The Diplomat said Saturday.
Chinese public organizations have canceled almost all of their scheduled group visits to Taiwan amid student-led protests against a controversial trade-in-services agreement with China, an industry insider said recently.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The recent student-led protests have elicited different views within Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on what the movement means for the party's policy toward China, with some questioning the growing opinion that the party should adopt a softer line.