Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) embarks on his trip to mainland China to meet the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Minister Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) today, with the issue of how China will address Wang and the equality of the talks drawing attention and causing heated debate in Taiwan.2 Comments
Taiwan said Monday it would raise the issue of press freedom with China at their first government-to-government talks since 1949, after media outlets were refused accreditation for this week's meeting.
Negotiating with China to allow transit stops in Taiwan for Chinese citizens headed elsewhere will be the “most important” transport issue between the two sides, Deputy Transportation Minister Chen Chwen-jing said yesterday.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Local newspaper Apple Daily was reportedly declined a media permit by mainland China, as hordes of reporters applied to cover the upcoming visit by Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦).
China and Taiwan are gearing up for their first government-to-government meeting in more than six decades Tuesday — but analysts say renewed political ties between the former bitter rivals may still be a long way off.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
If elected head of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in May, former premier Frank Hsieh would not rule out visiting China in his capacity as party chairman, he told a Hong Kong-based TV station.
Friday, February 7, 2014
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications' Tourism Bureau said yesterday that it will lift the daily quota for mainland Chinese individual visitors from 3,000 to 4,000 in April at the earliest.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) said yesterday that the government will launch a national security review mechanism for the systemization of cross-strait negotiations, as well as step up Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement follow-up talks and public communication.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines will host an in-flight matchmaking event on a flight heading for Taiwan scheduled for March 13, the first of its kind across the Taiwan Strait.
Friday, January 31, 2014
A senior White House official on Wednesday deflected a question on a possible top-level meeting between Taiwan and China, saying only that the United States continues to support dialogue across the Taiwan Strait.