Taiwan's chief negotiator with China, Tien Hung-mao (田弘茂), on Wednesday extended an olive branch to his Chinese counterpart Chen Deming (陳德銘), inviting him to a meeting in Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County, but the invitation was declined by the Chinese side.
An annual festival showcasing Beijing's culture in Taiwan that has been held in Kaohsiung for the past five years will be moved to New Taipei this year, a switch that Taiwan's ruling party suggested may have been politically motivated.1 Comment
China's President Xi Jinping warned Tuesday against scapegoating globalization for the world's ills or retreating behind protectionist walls, days before Donald Trump takes office.
Donald Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region. From opposing free trade agreements to confronting China and questioning Japan-South Korea alliances, he appears set to be charting a course far different from previous administrations.1 Comment
Linguist Zhou Youguang, the man who helped invent the Pinyin system used for writing Chinese worldwide before becoming an outspoken critic of the communist government died Saturday in Beijing. He was 111.
China's foreign ministry on Sunday again rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides.8 Comments
China's sole aircraft carrier has returned home following a far-ranging three-week training mission during which its combat capabilities were closely scrutinized and speculation soared over what future role the flat-top will play amid China's growing military ambitions.
US President-elect Donald Trump has suggested the One-China policy is up for negotiation.4 Comments
A US think tank has highlighted the timing of China sending its sole aircraft carrier to sail into the Taiwan Strait in the face of strained relations between Taiwan and China.
Donald Trump's pick to lead the State Department has stoked confusion over the U.S.'s South China Sea policy by appearing to advocate a blockade of Chinese man-made islands.3 Comments