Liaison mechanism to be set up across Straits

2014-02-12 02:41:39

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan agreed on Tuesday to establish a liaison mechanism in their first formal meeting since 1949.

Cross-Straits chiefs agree to regular communication

2014-02-11 21:56:08

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan on Tuesday agreed to regular communication between their cross-Straits affairs departments.

Cross-Straits affairs chiefs hold first formal meeting

2014-02-11 14:36:09

The mainland and Taiwan's chief officials in charge of cross-Straits affairs met in Nanjing Tuesday afternoon for the first time since 1949.

Taiwan's mainland affairs chief arrives in Nanjing

2014-02-11 12:25:53

Wang Yu-chi, Taiwan's mainland affairs chief, arrived in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Tuesday morning on a four-day visit.

Taiwan's mainland affairs chief sets off for mainland visit

2014-02-11 11:34:35

Taiwan's mainland affairs chief Wang Yu-chi set off on Tuesday morning for a four-day visit to the Chinese mainland, leading a 20-strong delegation.

Meeting heralds 'new model' for cross-Straits talk

2014-02-11 09:28:38

Officials from Beijing and Taipei in charge of cross-Straits affairs will hold a landmark meeting on Tuesday in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, which experts said will usher in new practical communication mechanisms between the two sides.

HK police disables WWII bomb in downtown

2014-02-07 10:16:14

Hong Kong police announced Friday that it has successfully disabled a bomb left in the World War II discovered on Thursday at a construction site in Hong Kong Island, ending a 17-hour cordon off of the surrounding area.

Suspected WWII bomb found on HK Island

2014-02-06 21:24:59

Police evacuated residents around a neighborhood on Queen's Road East on Hong Kong Island Thursday afternoon after a suspected World War II bomb was found by construction workers who were digging an underground hotel structure.

Van crash kills one HK tourist in New Zealand

2014-02-04 19:10:56

A van carrying 10 tourists on their way to Milford Sound crashed into a Southland bridge in New Zealand's South Island and plummeted into a river on Tuesday afternoon, killing the driver, police said.

Hong Kong declares sanction against the Philippines

2014-01-30 03:05:41

The Hong Kong government on Wednesday declared a sanction against the Philippines since Manila failed to make a formal apology and meet all other demands by families of victims died in a hostage crisis three years ago.

Hong Kong's Philippines sanction gets Beijing backing

2014-01-30 00:37:55

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Wednesday said the central government backs Hong Kong's handling of the aftermath of a hostage tragedy in the Philippines three years ago.

CY Leung challenges HK diet habit after culling chickens

2014-01-29 03:07:20

Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung on Tuesday questioned local residents' diet habit of cooking live poultry bought from market, since the deadly H7N9 bird flu has forced the government to cull thousands of live chickens to prevent spread of the epidemic.