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.
Mainland and Taiwan authorities should promote the implementation of an agreement aimed at opening the service sector market, a mainland official said on Tuesday.
A senior mainland official on Tuesday called for enhanced cross-Straits media cooperation in order to boost cross-Straits relations.
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.
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.
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.
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 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's former Development Minister Mak Chai-kwong and Highways Department Assistant Director Tsang King-man received sentences of suspended prison over housing allowances fraud.
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.
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.
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.