Taiwan's communication administrative authority has approved the first submarine communication cable directly linking both sides of the Taiwan Straits, enabling the cable to come into commercial service.
Two cross-Straits expositions will be held in Fujian province this month.
China on Wednesday urged the United States to end its long-running economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution urging for it to be terminated.
Huang Shyh-ming, chief of Taiwan's prosecutorial authority, on Friday was accused by the district prosecutors office of Taipei for leaking confidential information.
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan's Hualien at 8:02 pm Thursday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Publishing firms from Taiwan are expecting a bigger slice of the market in the Chinese mainland and they hope authorities on both sides can further boost the book trade.
China's top political advisor, Yu Zhengsheng, called for deepening mainland-Taiwan economic cooperation in order to further improve cross-Straits ties and reinvigorate the Chinese nation.
The ninth Cross-Straits Economic, Trade and Culture Forum, a key platform for comprehensive communication between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, kicked off Saturday in Nanning.
Senior officials from Hong Kong said that Beijing and Hong Kong should cooperate to promote the involvement of private capital in the financial industry.
Beijing-Hong Kong ties will be strengthened this year with a pledge by planners from both cities to boost their common prosperity.
Authorities at the Macao Special Administrative Region for the first time declared the personal assets of officials and other high-ranking public servants on Saturday in a move to further intensify its anti-graft efforts.
The First Cross-Straits Peace Forum involving think tanks from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan has broken the ice in grassroots political dialogue. Participants hoped the forum will influence policymaking and consultation.