Monday, November 30, 2015
A Chinese official who handles negotiations with Taiwan arrived in Taipei Sunday for a preparatory meeting ahead of a review Monday of existing trade and economic agreements between the two sides.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Taiwan is seeing an "ease in its long diplomatic isolation" after the recent meeting between President Ma Ying jeou and his mainland Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Singapore, according to a Bloomberg report.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Lawmakers say they are planning to review a bill on Friday that would provide partial National Health Insurance (NHI) coverage for students from mainland China.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Temperatures in Northern Taiwan are expected to dip to as low as 13 degrees Celsius later this week as the strongest cold air mass since the start of autumn descends on the country, the Central Weather Bureau said Monday.
Differences still exist in the trade in goods negotiations, and the cross-strait talks will resume in December, the government has said.
Mainland China's top negotiator with Taiwan, Chen Deming (陳德銘), president of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS, 海協會), will come to Taiwan Nov. 30 for a seven-day visit, Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海基會) announced Monday.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Two heavyweight United States senators have urged U.S. President Barack Obama to address American arms sales to Taiwan even if doing so brings "short-term tensions" to U.S.-China relations.
The woman leading in the polls of the nation's presidential election called Sunday for a speedy passage of the bill on monitoring cross-Taiwan Strait agreements so lawmakers will have a chance to review a trade-in-goods pact being negotiated in Taipei.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Several universities in Taiwan and China signed an agreement Wednesday, with the aim of establishing a system to index Chinese-language academic journals.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
A well-written agreement on cross-strait trade in goods will bring greater benefits than the free-trade agreement between China and South Korea, the Economics Ministry said yesterday.