Chinese mainland, Taiwan to hold new round negotiation in Taipei

Chief negotiators from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan for cross-Strait relations will hold the 8th round talks on Aug. 9 in Taipei.

Chen Yunlin, president of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), and Chiang Pin-kung, chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), will discuss and endorse an investment protection agreement.

The two sides will also discuss and sign an agreement on cooperation between customs of each other, according to a press release issued Wednesday by the Taiwan Work Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.

Xinhua