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).
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
Saturday, September 26, 2015
The 11th round of negotiations on the cross-strait trade-in-goods agreement will take place next Monday and Tuesday in Beijing, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) announced yesterday.
Four Chinese men were indicted for entering Taiwan illegally, the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office said Friday.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the opposition Democratic Progressive Party's chairwoman and presidential candidate, reaffirmed her position Wednesday regarding the status of the Diaoyutai islands, saying that "they belong to Taiwan."2 Comments