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
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
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
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
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
We can forgive but not forget, says Lien Chan5 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
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