Mainland improves Taiwan investors’ interests

The Chinese mainland has made more efforts to protect the interests of Taiwanese businesspeople by introducing favorable policies to help their investments on the mainland, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. The mainland’s new interim measure on confirming Taiwan investors’ reinvestment solved a long-standing problem faced by the Taiwanese and will play a positive role in protecting […]

DPRK blames U.S. for situation on Korean Peninsula

The recent nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was a “resolute step for self-defense,” a DPRK diplomat in Geneva said on Wednesday. The move aims to cope with the United States’ “hostile acts” against DPRK’s satellite launch for peaceful purposes, said So Se Pyong, DPRK’s Permanent Representative to the […]

Ma Ying-jeou urges peaceful development of East China Sea

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou reiterated Taiwan’s refusal to compromise on the Diaoyutai Archipelago sovereignty issue, while pushing for peaceful cooperative development of the East China Sea, the Presidential Office said. Ma made the remarks in an interview with Takehiko Kiyohara, chairman of Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun, and other members of the Japanese media Feb. 23. […]

Xi meets KMT’s Lien, stresses cross-Strait ties

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Monday stressed the Party’s duty of and confidence in carrying forward the peaceful development of mainland-Taiwan relations. Speaking during a meeting in the Great Hall of the People with visiting Honorary Chairman of the Kuomintang Lien Chan, he said, “It is […]

U.S. media misquote China-related reports, causing concerns

Well-Known U.S. newspapers including the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post have raised the eyebrows of many Chinese recently in their two questionable reports on sensitive China-related topics. Under a provocative headline, “Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: Chinese need for conflict is ‘deeply ingrained’”, The Post published an interview Thursday citing Abe as saying […]

China reiterates opposition to Philippines’ arbitration bid

China on Wednesday reiterated its opposition to the Philippines’ taking the South China Sea dispute to an Arbitral Tribunal under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). At a daily press briefing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said, “We do not agree with the Philippine Foreign Ministry’s move of filing international […]

China refutes cyber attack allegations

China on Wednesday refuted allegations of hacking activities as groundless, calling for international cooperation to fight cyber crime rather than criticize each other in an irresponsible way. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made the remarks at a regular press briefing, noting that groundless criticism is “irresponsible and unprofessional, which will not help to solve the […]