Wu Poh-hsiung

Beijing's 31 ways to win over Taiwan hearts and minds

Yu Zhengsheng (centre) joins other delegates at the fifth Straits Forum, where the initiatives were announced yesterday. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing has unveiled a basket of initiatives to deepen economic, cultural and social exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, following a high-profile meeting last week between President Xi Jinping and Wu Poh-hsiung, the honorary chairman of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 5:51am 1 comment

Harmony between Beijing, Taiwan to continue, analysts say

President Xi Jinping meets Wu Poh-hsiung on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing will maintain its policy of peaceful interactions with Taipei, following a high-level meeting between leaders of the Communist Party and Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang, analysts say.

16 Jun 2013 - 6:51am 1 comment

Taiwanese leader 'open to dialogue' with Beijing

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou. Photo: AFP

An honorary chairman of Taiwan's Kuomintang, Wu Poh-hsiung, told Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping in Beijing yesterday that the island's leader, Ma Ying-jeou, was open to cross-strait political dialogue through non-official channels, in what was seen as a goodwill gesture from Taipei.

14 Jun 2013 - 4:43am

Taiwan's KMT chief, and Xi Jinping set to discuss cross-strait ties in Beijing

Kuomintang honorary chairman Wu Poh-hsiung.

The honorary chairman of Taiwan's Kuomintang, Wu Poh-hsiung, would meet Communist Party general secretary President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Thursday to discuss cross-strait relations, KMT officials said yesterday.

11 Jun 2013 - 10:03am