A top mainland official vowed on Sunday to enhance cross-Straits ties after a key trade pact made little progress because of violent protests in Taiwan.
China's top political advisor has told the sixth Straits Forum that the mainland will show more respect and understanding for Taiwan people's way of thinking.
A total of 13 protesters were arrested for obstruction and assault in Hong Kong for trying to enter the Legislative Council (LegCo) Building by force, said the Hong Kong's Police on Saturday.
Injuries of the jet-foils crash rose to 70 on Friday in Macao, according to statistics released by the region's health authorities.
A jet cruiser enroute for Macao from Hong Kong crashed the bank in Macao on Friday, wounding around 20 people.
The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief is scheduled to make a historic four-day visit to the island later this month, a Taiwan official said on Thursday.
Mainland authorities have not halted trade negotiations with Taiwan after a service trade pact was blocked by the island's legislators, a mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Beijing downplayed reports on Wednesday about the visit by the president of Sao Tome and Principe, a "diplomatic ally" of Taiwan, saying people were reading too much into it.
Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng will take part in the week-long 6th Strait Forum, which will kick off on June 15 in the coastal city of Xiamen in southeast China's Fujian Province, a spokeswoman from the Chinese mainland said on Wednesday.
Hong Kong' city government on Tuesday welcomed a White Paper on "The Practice of the 'One Country, Two Systems' Policy in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" published by the Central Government.
The Chinese central government on Tuesday published a white paper detailing the "one country, two systems" practice in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
The high degree of autonomy of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is subject to the central leadership's authorization, with no such thing called "residual power," according to a white paper.