Fishing boat capsizes off Taiwan, 6 rescued

2013-06-19 19:16:09

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.

1 dead, 8 injured in Taiwan road accident

2013-06-19 19:04:10

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.

Taiwan Eslite to open lifestyle store in Shanghai

2013-06-19 17:34:53

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.

Cross-Straits hostilities fading away

2013-06-19 15:47:01

Since 2008, when a new generation of KMT leaders adopted mainland-friendly policies, cross-Straits relations have entered sound development.

Social networks close gap across Taiwan Straits

2013-06-18 20:20:10

Today many Taiwan people befriended mainlanders by shaking their smart phones and finding the other's avatars on a popular app called WeChat.

Mainland, Taiwan to strengthen optometry training

2013-06-17 20:53:38

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.

Red pandas prepare for move to Taipei zoo

2013-06-17 10:39:12

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.

'HK laws apply to Snowden case'

2013-06-17 02:29:49

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 more cities eligible to visit Taiwan

2013-06-17 01:27:00

Residents of 13 more cities on the Chinese mainland will be eligible to travel to Taiwan as individual tourists.

Taiwan party insists peaceful development

2013-06-17 00:07:36

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."

Mainland, Taiwan share peaceful aspirations: KMT

2013-06-16 19:57:29

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.

Taiwan to open tourism to more mainland cities

2013-06-16 14:43:29

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