Friday, February 5, 2016
Reporters surrounded the wife and son of Huang An (黃安) at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Thursday as the two embarked on a trip to Beijing to visit the embattled Taiwanese entertainer.
Taiwan will not allow visa-free entry to Chinese passengers making transit stops in Taiwan en route to third countries at the present time, the head of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Two Chinese passengers arrived in Taiwan Monday morning en route to Thailand, making history as the first ever Chinese air travelers to make a transit stop in Taiwan.
Monday, February 1, 2016
The first group of Chinese air travelers who will make a transit through Taiwan before flying to a third foreign destination are expected to arrive in Taoyuan International Airport Monday evening, tourism sources said Sunday.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) launched an expanded operation Saturday to crack down on poaching in many of the country's territorial waters by Chinese fishing boats.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Mainland China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO, 國台辦) stated Tuesday that policy toward the island would remain "unchanged" following national elections leading to a resounding Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) victory on Jan. 16.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
The government urged mainland China on Friday not to harm cross-strait relations as reports circulate there may be one-third to one-half reductions in the number of mainland Chinese tourists visiting the island following the election of Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Jan. 16 as president. Local tour operators, including tour bus companies stated that reductions in tourist quotas could begin as early as the end of March and last until the end of May.
Friday, January 22, 2016
The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) deemed footage of Chinese live-fire drill by the military off China's south-eastern coast as false on Thursday, revealing it as clips taken from a 2015 video.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
A deputy head of the Chinese Cabinet's Taiwan Affairs Office has been placed under investigation for apparent corruption amid renewed scrutiny of Beijing's policies toward the island following its election of a new independence-leaning president.1 Comment
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Taiwanese pop singer and entertainer Show Lo sparked controversy online after he declared openly in China that "we are all Chinese." Lo's publicist responded yesterday that Lo is "both Taiwanese and Chinese."9 Comments