5.3-magnitude earthquake jolts off Taiwan: CENC

2015-10-19 11:07:27

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit the waters off the coast of Yilan county in Taiwan at 10:17 am on Monday, said the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

KMT replaces candidate for Taiwan leadership election

2015-10-17 18:00:37

Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party replaced deputy legislative speaker Hung Hsiu-chu with KMT chairman Eric Chu for the island's leadership election.

Organizer indicted over Taiwan water park blaze

2015-10-16 17:43:21

An event organizer was indicted in Taipei Friday after a blast at a water park in Taiwan killed 12 people and injured nearly 500 in June.

Taiwan flight-transfer talks continue

2015-10-15 07:27:06

Authorities from the mainland and Taiwan have yet to reach a consensus on an agreement on allowing air passengers from the mainland to transfer in Taiwan, after a fourth meeting between senior leaders from both sides on Wednesday.

Official urges right path for mainland-Taiwan relations development

2015-10-14 22:35:04

Zhang Zhijun, director of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, stressed the Chinese mainland and Taiwan should choose the right path for development of cross-Strait relations.

Peaceful development crucial path for cross-Straits ties: Officials

2015-10-14 13:52:06

Peaceful development is of great importance to a healthy development of the future cross-Straits relations, according to senior officials from the mainland and Taiwan.

Work begins on water pipeline

2015-10-13 09:12:43

Construction of a water pipeline connecting the coastal mainland province of Fujian with Kinmen, a Taiwan islet, started on Monday when excavators began operations at Longhu Reservoir on the Jinjiang River, the source for the water-diversion project.

Meeting on Taiwan affairs seen as a boost to relations

2015-10-08 07:27:42

Cross-Straits relations will deepen as mainland's Taiwan affairs chief, Zhang Zhijun, prepares to meet Andrew Hsia, his counterpart from Taiwan.

Hong Kong confirms loss of foetus in giant panda Ying Ying

2015-10-07 18:11:24

Hong Kong Ocean Park announced on Wednesday that giant panda Ying Ying's foetus is no longer viable based on ultrasound scans performed this week.

Ex-HK chief executive in court on misconduct charges

2015-10-06 12:02:58

Former Chief Executive of the Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR) Donald Tsang Yam-kuen appeared at Eastern Magistracy at Monday afternoon to face two counts of misconduct in public office.

Ex-Hong Kong chief executive charged with misconduct in public office

2015-10-05 13:45:30

Donald Tsang was charged with two counts of misconduct in public office over a rental deal for a penthouse flat in Shenzhen.

Hong Kong tycoon rejects claims about divestment from mainland

2015-09-30 06:47:00

Li Ka-shing, Asia's richest man, voiced support for President Xi Jinping, as the Hong Kong tycoon rejected claims he was divesting assets from the mainland.