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  1. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    DPP star Chen Chu kicks off mainland China visit

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... lands on mainland Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu, a leading figure in Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party, kicked off her second trip to the mainland yesterday. Observers said Chen's six-day visit indicated Beijing was still keen on improving bilateral relations with the pro-independence DPP, and the mainland's unofficial ban on visiting Kaohsiung had come ...

  2. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    New head of Taiwan ties, Chen Deming, says economy takes priority

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... new top negotiator with Taiwan. Former commerce minister Chen Deming outlined his agenda yesterday after he was named head of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats), ... the two sides of the Taiwan Strait at the present stage," Chen said. His background in trade talks and economic policy is seen as the major reason why he was chosen to Arats, succeeding Chen ...

  3. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    Nervous Beijing fears Taiwan turmoil could damage improving ties

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... pro-independence stance. Beijing has only in recent months begun to make some friendly overtures to the DPP. Chen Kongli, another professor at Xiamen University's Institute of Taiwan Studies, said ... will lead to a split within the KMT, which will inevitably have a negative impact on the party's popularity among voters," Chen said. Beijing would watch local Taiwanese elections next ...

  4. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    Beijing bites lip over Taiwan President Ma's US stopover

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 10:16am by Cary Huang

    ... a stopover in New York in 2001 by Ma's predecessor Chen Shui-bian. In 2006, Chen was asked to transit in Alaska rather than a major continental US city and nearly called off his trip following ...

  5. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou hopes for discreet NY stopover

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 05:26pm by AFP

    ... in January last year. “It is not convenient for us to give details of President Ma’s itinerary in New York,” said Ma Wei-kuo, deputy spokeswoman for his office. Ma’s predecessor Chen Shui-bian ...

  6. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    Taiwan's president rules out seeking independence

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, and Koo Chen-fu, chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation. Beijing has repeatedly warned Taiwan against declaring formal independence, as it could lead ... 1998, when an infuriated Beijing suspended all talks with Taipei following pro-independence moves and rhetoric by then-president Lee Teng-hui and his successor, Chen Shui-bian. It wasn't ...

  7. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    'Major progress' in cross-strait ties accords with wishes of both sides: Hu Jintao

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... by the pro-independence Chen Shui-bian during his time as Taiwanese president between 2000 and 2008. Lien, who met Xi on Monday, invited Hu to visit Taiwan after he retired next month. Analysts said ...

  8. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    1992 consensus between Beijing and Taipei appears here to stay

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... proposed classifying Taiwan and the mainland as separate states. Since then, cross-strait ties have gone from cool to sour under former leader Chen Shui-bian, of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), during his eight years in office from 2000. The current Kuomintang leadership in Taipei values the consensus as a way to reduce tension stirred up by Chen. When Ma Ying-jeou took over ...

  9. Business - China Business - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    Beijing, Taipei sign yuan clearing pact

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen and Bloomberg george.chen@scmp.com Taiwan becomes the third offshore trading centre after Hong Kong and Macau, signalling more competition ahead in yuan settlement Beijing, Taipei sign yuan clearing pact Beijing and Taipei signed a yuan clearing agreement yesterday, a move that analysts say will help globalise the use of the currency but create competition with Hong ...

  10. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT TIES

    Frank Hsieh breaks ice with warm mainland visit

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... five-day visit that included meeting high-level officials such as State Councillor Dai Bingguo, State Council Taiwan Affairs Office Director Wang Yi and Chen Yunlin, director of the Association ...



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