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  1. Talking points

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... chairwoman and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen is expected to deliver a major speech on cross-strait relations when she visits Quemoy, a Taiwan-controlled island only a few kilometres from the mainland. Tsai hinted at a campaign rally in Pingtung County this week that Quemoy 'is a place with great meaning and implications for cross-strait relations... We would like to go ...

  2. Invitation to top Beijing negotiator

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... which led to a series of meetings on ways to resolve disputes. They met in Shanghai in 1998 before cross-strait relations soured again following moves by then Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui ... at a memorial service yesterday by inviting the mainland's top cross-strait negotiator, Wang Daohan, to visit the island. The overture came after the mainland sent two envoys to pay tribute ...

  3. US capital set to poach Chinese emblem in bid for statehood

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... them.' In Washington, Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick, whose task is to manage US relations with China, has implied that Taiwan should accept the pandas in the name of better cross-strait relations. 'Washington's acceptance of a panda in the 1970s led to more than three decades of peace between the US and China,' Mr Zoellick said. ...

  4. Negotiator invited to Taipei funeral

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... cross-strait ties as 'special state-to-state' relations infuriated Beijing and thwarted the pair's ongoing efforts towards national reconciliation. Speaking from a hospital in Shanghai, Mr Wang said it was up to mainland authorities whether he visited the island. 'The question is on cross-strait development. President Hu Jintao has already made it clear, and we have ...

  5. Bereaved families say goodbye to typhoon victims

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the highway, relatives were to return home without the remains of their loved ones. Man Hongwei, secretary general of the mainland's Cross-Strait Tourism Exchange Association, said after ... yesterday. The relatives, who are to return to Guangdong this morning, gathered at a public memorial ceremony at a funeral parlour in Taipei to pay their last respects to the victims. ...

  6. Taiwan orders flags lowered to half-mast as a sign of respect

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... who went to the Vatican on behalf of Mr Chen to congratulate the pontiff on his 25th inauguration anniversary, that cross-strait peace could only be achieved through truth, justice, ... First Party's whip in the legislature, yesterday called on the government to do all it could to consolidate Taiwan's official relations with the Vatican, one of the island's 26 ...

  7. Officials to skip negotiator's memorial

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... senior mainland representatives are reportedly unlikely to attend a memorial service for top Taiwanese cross-strait negotiator Koo Chen-fu. Taiwanese media said the two mainland officials- Sun ... director of the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, and Mr Li, secretary-general of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats), are scheduled to arrive in Taipei ...

  8. Mayors seal World Expo deal for Taiwan to come in from the cold

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... there are no official relations between the governments on the two sides of the Taiwan Strait. Chen Yunlin, chairman of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, a semi-official body set up ... a delegation of 25 people which arrived in Shanghai on Monday. It was his second visit to Shanghai; the first was in 2005 as head of Taiwan's Red Cross. Yesterday, he toured the Expo construction ...



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