Guangzhou-HK travel time will be cut to 45 minutes

2015-03-27 11:44:42

It will take just 45 minutes to travel between Guangzhou in Guangdong province, and Hong Kong when a high-speed railway service starts in 2017.

Mainland, Taiwan in communication on cross-Straits chiefs' meeting

2015-03-25 19:38:13

Chinese mainland and Taiwan are in communication on arrangements for a meeting between the two cross-Straits affairs chiefs, a mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Taiwan opposition party should stick to '1992 concensus': mainland

2015-03-25 19:20:30

A mainland spokesperson called on Taiwan's opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to uphold the "1992 consensus" and oppose "Taiwan independence" on Wednesday.

HK chief executive rejects TV debate on political reform

2015-03-24 17:49:32

Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-Ying said on Tuesday that he had rejected a call for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government to take part in a televised debate on constitutional development.

5.7-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan: CENC

2015-03-23 19:57:58

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea off the east coast of Hualien, Taiwan at 6:13 pm Monday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

Residents from more cities can visit Taiwan on individual tour

2015-03-18 14:04:35

Residents from 11 more Chinese mainland cities can now visit Taiwan on individual tours, starting from April 15, authorities announced on Wednesday.

Taiwan schedules leadership, legislative elections

2015-03-17 19:40:51

Taiwan's leadership and legislative elections will be held on Jan 16 next year, the island's election supervisory authority announced on Tuesday.

HK Chief Executive calls for forbearance towards mainland tourists

2015-03-17 17:13:27

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is calling for patience with the growing number of tourists coming from the Chinese mainland.

Central government won't tighten policy toward HK

2015-03-15 13:30:04

There is no need to worry that the central government will tighten its policies toward Hong Kong and the "one country, two systems" principle should not be changed at will, says Premier Li.

Taiwan welcome to join WWII commemorations: Spokesperson

2015-03-11 15:15:16

Taiwan compatriots are welcome to participate in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the anti-Japanese war victory on the Chinese mainland, says a spokesperson.

49 abroad Taiwan fishing boat still missing

2015-03-07 21:39:45

Forty-nine crew members on a Taiwan-registered fishing boat, including 11 from the Chinese mainland, have been unaccounted for since losing contact on Feb. 26 in south Pacific Ocean.

Educating HK youth on Basic Law encouraged

2015-03-04 07:49:17

To strengthen ties between the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, attention should be focused on legal cooperation and law education among youth, advisers of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference said on Tuesday.