Taiwan's leader Ma Ying-jeou is strongly dissatisfied with the Philippine response to the fatal maritime shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by a Philippine Coast Guard ship, an island spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Taipei mayor Hau Lung-bin announced on Saturday the suspension of inter-city exchanges with the Philippines after a Taiwanese fisherman was shot dead by Philippine coast guards at sea.China condemns fisherman's death
Dockers ending their strike have lost more than HK$10 million in wages, according to government estimates, while the dispute's economic impact on the city container port will not be known until the release of statistics next week.
Twelve Chinese mainland travellers sustained minor injuries on Sunday afternoon as a result of a rear-end collision of two tourist buses in the Hualien County on Taiwan's eastern coast, local authorities said.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has approved five grants totalling 21.718 million HK dollars (about $2.8 million) to five relief agencies undertaking relief projects for earthquake victims in Sichuan.