Thursday, September 11, 2014
Taiwan and China re-opened talks on a merchandise trade pact on Wednesday after negotiations were shelved for 10 months because of controversy in Taiwan over a trade-in-services pact the two sides signed in June 2013.
Former military intelligence agent Colonel Lo Chi-cheng (羅奇正) yesterday was sentenced to a 18-year prison term by the Taiwan High Court over allegations of spying for Beijing.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A three-day talk on the cross-strait goods trade pact begins today, with the government and local trade groups stressing the urgency to ink the agreement with mainland China as soon as possible.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Chinese viewers will get to see a group of celebrity fathers and their children visiting Taiwan in a Chinese reality show later this week that Taiwanese officials said might boost travel to the country.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Taiwan will seek tariff reductions in the display, machinery tool, petrochemical and automobile sectors during the next round of talks with China, as both sides seek an agreement on trade in goods, according to an unnamed economic official.1 Comment
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Whether there should be a meeting between Republic of China President Ma Ying-jeou and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) is an issue for both sides of the Taiwan Strait to decide, an American Institute in Taiwan spokesman said Friday.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Taiwan and China reached a “concrete consensus” on clinical tests for new drugs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Taiwan's top China policy maker, said Thursday.
Taiwan is closely monitoring the ongoing U.S. visit of China's top official in charge of relations with Taiwan, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
The head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO, 國台辦) said Wednesday that it is possible he could meet with his Taiwanese counterpart during November's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Beijing.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The venue for talks next week between Taiwan and China on a trade-in-goods agreement will be “somewhere near Taipei,” Taiwan's Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍) said, but the location has not yet been finalized.