Chinese mainland authorities firmly oppose the "Taiwan independence" forces' attempt to legitimatize separatism under the guise of supervising a cross-Straits pact, a spokeswoman for the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office said.
Police from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan have joined hands in an anti-drug campaign, resulting in the seizure of 18 kg of amphetamine and the arrest of three suspects.
Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng Wednesday welcomed Taiwan trade unions to play a constructive role in cross-Straits exchanges and economic cooperation.
Cross-Straits cooperation and economic integration will create better conditions for Taiwan to participate in the regional economy, a mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
The Chinese mainland remains positive and open about a possible meeting between leaders from both sides of the Taiwan Strait, a mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
A mainland spokeswoman has said that the hard-earned peaceful development of cross-Straits relations has benefited compatriots from both sides and should be cherished.
China on Wednesday expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to US interference in Hong Kong's internal affairs, urging the United States to respect China's concerns.
Student protest leaders Monday announced that they would retreat from the chamber of Taiwan's legislative building at 6 pm Thursday.
China on Sunday voiced objection to US Vice-President Joe Biden's meeting with two Hong Kong former legislators and called on the United States to refrain from interfering in Hong Kong's affairs.
Hong Kong government Thursday proposed that the retirement age of new recruits of civil servants be extended by five years to 65.
Hong Kong's Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury K C Chan will lead a delegation to Shanghai on April 3 to attend the fourth Working Meeting of Hong Kong-Shanghai Financial Co-operation, the local government said Wednesday.
Hong Kong feng shui master Cheng Kwok-keun – who counted many Hong Kong celebrities among his clients - has been killed in a landslide as he was providing services to a client at a cemetery in Zhaoqing, Guangdong province.