Six crew members have been rescued after their fishing boat capsized off the coast in northern Taiwan's Keelung city on Wednesday, according to local cost guard authorities.
One person died and eight others were injured in a road accident that occurred Wednesday in central Taiwan's Alishan Scenic Area, a local travel agency said.
The Eslite Spectrum Corp, a subsidiary of the Eslite Group from Taiwan, plans to open a lifestyle shop in the new landmark Shanghai Tower in the Lujiazui financial area.
Since 2008, when a new generation of KMT leaders adopted mainland-friendly policies, cross-Straits relations have entered sound development.
Today many Taiwan people befriended mainlanders by shaking their smart phones and finding the other's avatars on a popular app called WeChat.
About 180 optometry experts from both sides of the Taiwan Straits discussed training and development of optometrists on Monday, hoping to strengthen cooperation in vocational education.
Three red pandas, Huan Huan, Mei Ke and Ya Ya will be sent as presents to the Taipei Zoo for the purpose of enhancing the cross-Strait cooperation for wildlife breeding and educating Taiwan residents about wild life from the Chinese mainland.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said the Edward Snowden case will be handled according to local laws, a move observers said requires due respect for sovereignty of jurisdiction.
Residents of 13 more cities on the Chinese mainland will be eligible to travel to Taiwan as individual tourists.
Taiwan's People First Party Secretary-General Chin Ching-sheng said that the party has unswervingly stood for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations and against "Taiwan independence."
Peaceful development of cross-Strait ties has become a common aspiration for people across the Taiwan Strait, said a vice chairman of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Party on Sunday.
Residents in 13 mainland cities will be eligible to visit Taiwan as individual tourists under a new cross-Strait agreement.Mainland policies to favor Taiwan