Cross-Strait forum makes proposals on political relations

2013-10-13 02:55:17

Participants at the first cross-Strait peace forum have suggested the two sides create conditions for meetings between leaders, engage in military exchanges, set up a coordination mechanism for external affairs, and enhance maritime cooperation.

EU urged to properly handle Taiwan-related issues

2013-10-12 18:18:39

The European Union (EU) should properly handle Taiwan-related issues and not have any official ties or agreements with the island, China urged on Saturday.

Cross-Straits forum discusses political issues

2013-10-12 00:00:18

Scholars and former government officials from the mainland and Taiwan gathered in Shanghai on Friday to discuss political and security issues, a move seen as the first test for an official political dialogue across the Straits.

Forum to pool cross-Straits political wisdom

2013-10-11 10:17:20

The first cross-Straits peace forum, an important platform for non-official political dialogue between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, opened here on Friday to rally political wisdom and expand consensus.

Voyage to Taipei marks start of new route

2013-10-11 07:22:05

High-speed cruise liner Haixia made its inaugural voyage to Taipei on Wednesday, marking the opening of a new sea route across the Taiwan Straits.

Taiwan leader promises closer ties with mainland

2013-10-11 01:35:46

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou has called for the peaceful development of cross-Straits ties and vowed to enhance mutual political trust with the mainland authorities.

Cross-Straits ties not international relation: Ma

2013-10-10 19:09:42

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou on Thursday said people in Taiwan and the Chinese mainland all belong to the Chinese nation and the relation between the two sides is not an international one.

HK must adapt to competition: Chief Executive

2013-10-01 16:42:48

Hong Kong should adapt to the new environment of co-operation and competition, identifying new roles to play and new functions to perform, Chief Executive CY Leung said Tuesday.

HK allows elderly in Guangdong to have allowance

2013-10-01 14:15:42

Hong Kong's Social Welfare Department launched the Guangdong Scheme, under which eligible Hong Kong elderly people aged 65 or above who live in Guangdong province will receive the monthly allowance.

Scandal-hit legislator can retain membership

2013-09-30 16:28:13

Taiwan High Court on Monday rejected Kuomintang (KMT)'s counterappeal against a Taipei local court's ruling of temporarily maintaining Wang Jin-pyng's rights as a KMT member.

Taiwan's Dicos plans big push into 1st-tier cities

2013-09-24 22:01:12

Taiwan’s fried chicken fast-food chain Dicos has vowed to open 450 new chains each year, to total 5,000 restaurants by 2020 on the Chinese mainland.

Center to assist Taiwan trade

2013-09-24 21:51:28

The Taiwan Trade Center opened its fourth mainland representative office in Qingdao on Sept 23, aiming to help Taiwan companies tap into the mainland market and deepen economic and trade cooperation.