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Pan-Blue Visits to Mainland China

Taiwanese wary of reading too much into 'softer' line

In contrast to previous strongly worded statements, CPPCC chairman Jia Qinglin only briefly touched on Taiwan in his annual report to the advisory body yesterday.

Tuesday, 4 March, 2008, 12:00am

Hu touts strong economy to lure Taiwan tycoons

President launches charm offensive for island businessmen

President Hu Jintao yesterday sought to charm Taiwanese business leaders by touting the mainland's economic strength, and called for closer economic co-operation to rein in the island's secessionist activities.

29 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Electoral help lies in Beijing

As Taiwan's Kuomintang struggles to keep its head above water under pressure from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party, it may be thrown an electoral lifeline from historic arch-rival, the Communist Party, according to a Beijing analyst.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Taiwanese concerns over 'peace' document

Government says KMT cannot go it alone in signing accord with Beijing

The Taiwanese government is concerned about an opposition plan to sign a so-called 'peace' document with the mainland despite Beijing's growing military preparedness.

13 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Summit to boost cross-strait ties

Taiwanese opposition politician James Soong Chu-yu travelled to the mainland via Macau yesterday to attend a conference in Shanghai, which the two sides have billed as a forum for boosting economic ties.

The forum was the result of a meeting in May between Mr Soong, head of the People First Party, and President Hu Jintao .

15 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

In Brief

We can forgive but not forget, says Lien Chan

5 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Lee Teng-hui 'invited to speak'

Former Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui has received a tentative invitation to speak at the National Press Club in Washington in May, Taiwan's China Times reported yesterday.

The newspaper said Mr Lee was scheduled to address the club on May 24, although details had yet to be finalised.

18 Mar 2002 - 12:00am