Bodybuilding championship kicks off in Hong Kong

2013-08-14 18:18:28

Participants react at the backstage before competing in the Hong Kong Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (HKFBF) International Bodybuilding and Fitness Invitation Championship in Hong Kong August 13, 2013.

Cross-Straits service sector pact called for

2013-08-14 07:37:08

Mainland and Taiwan authorities should promote the implementation of an agreement aimed at opening the service sector market, a mainland official said on Tuesday.

Mainland stresses media co-op with Taiwan

2013-08-14 06:20:30

A senior mainland official on Tuesday called for enhanced cross-Straits media cooperation in order to boost cross-Straits relations.

Let's cafe in Qixi Festival

2013-08-13 16:47:04

A couple drinks a cup of latte with their picture printed on top of the milk foam at a Family Mart in Taipei August 13, 2013.

Mainland, Taiwan sign co-op deals at forum

2013-08-13 15:52:32

A total of 75 cooperation deals were signed, with an investment of $3.94 billion, by people from the mainland and Taiwan at a cross-Straits forum on trade and culture on Tuesday.

Taiwan mayors welcomed to boost Straits ties

2013-08-12 08:00:12

The mainland visit of a senior member of Taiwan's main opposition party has raised expectations for better exchanges between the mainland and the island's Democratic Progressive Party.

HK Dragon Boat Festival kicks off in NY

2013-08-11 08:56:06

The oldest and most traditional dragon boat festival in America, the Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York (HKDBF-NY), kicked off Saturday.

Taiwan lifts sanctions over fisherman's shooting

2013-08-09 06:30:55

Taiwan authorities on Thursday evening announced a decision to lift all 11 sanctions against the Philippines over the fatal firing upon a Taiwan fishing vessel by Philippine Coast Guard officers in May.

HK former officials sentenced suspended prison

2013-08-08 15:53:32

HK's former Development Minister Mak Chai-kwong and Highways Department Assistant Director Tsang King-man received sentences of suspended prison over housing allowances fraud.

Philippines recommends homicide charges in Taiwan death

2013-08-08 13:36:35

The Philippine National Bureau of Investigation recommended the filing of homicide charges against eight members of the Philippine Coast Guard involved in the killing of a Taiwan's fisherman.

Taiwan appoints new head of defense

2013-08-07 17:23:39

Yen Ming has been appointed head of Taiwan's defense authority, replacing Andrew Yang, who resigned on Tuesday amid accusations of plagiarism after six days in office.

Taiwan reports 39 rabies infections in animals

2013-08-05 09:19:03

A total of 38 ferret-badgers and one suncus murinus in Taiwan were found with rabies, the island's rabies outbreak control center announced on Sunday.