Thursday, December 5, 2013
Director-General of the National Security Bureau (NSB, 國安局) Tsai Der-sheng (蔡得勝) noted yesterday morning that Taiwan had already responded to mainland China's promise to establish an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, declaring its position to the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Online group-shopping platform Juhuasuan (聚划算), a subsidiary of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (阿里巴巴), yesterday announced a new limited-time program to sell Taiwanese agricultural products starting on Dec. 17 and lasting for three days.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin called on China yesterday to open more routes and increase the frequency of flights to Taipei to meet strong demand for air travel across the Taiwan Strait.
Monday, December 2, 2013
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday that it could not rule out the possibility of China announcing another air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea after a similar move covering part of the East China Sea in late November.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Following a three-day conference, representatives from both sides of the Taiwan Strait yesterday reached an agreement to increase the number of flights during the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday, with plans to expand the number of routine direct flights to 828 per week in the near future.
Friday, November 29, 2013
China's Liaoning (遼寧號) aircraft carrier battle group has passed through the Taiwan Strait and is heading for the South China Sea, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
China's top negotiator with Taiwan, Chen Deming (陳德銘), traveled to Taiwan's southern Pingtung County Wednesday for a visit to a biotechnology park there.
Taiwan's commercial airlines have notified China before their planes fly over its newly declared air defense identification zone (ADIZ) simply out of safety concerns, Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih said yesterday.
Taiwan is seeking to sign an agreement with China on the protection of fishery resources as means of resolving the problem of rampant poaching by Chinese fishing boats, James Sha, director-general of Taiwan's Fisheries Agency, said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Chen Deming (陳德銘), chairman of the Association of Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), arrived in Taiwan yesterday with a team of economic and trade experts for an eight-day visit.