Taiwan export orders up 10.6 percent in June

Taiwan export orders up 10.6 percent in June

Taiwan’s export orders surged 10.6 percent year on year in June to US$38.82 billion, buoyed by steadily warming global demand and a lower comparison base from last year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs July 21. “June marked the fifth consecutive month of growth and the largest percentage gain since December 2012,” said Lin […]

Top political advisor meets Taiwan politician

Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Thursday said cross-Strait ties need to be handled attentively but have a bright future, when meeting with Taiwan politician Yao Eng-chi. “We must cherish the hard-won situation of peaceful development of cross-Strait relations,” Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said here when […]

China protests Japan’s violation of one-China policy

China on Monday made representations to Japan over its violation of the one-China policy during its commemorations of an earthquake anniversary. “We have made solemn representations to Japan and are strongly dissatisfied with and protest Japan’s acts,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement on Monday. For Monday’s commemorations of the earthquake that […]

Mainland hails Lien Chan’s visit

The ongoing visit of Honorary Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Lien Chan has positive significance to mainland-Taiwan exchanges and high-level interaction, according to a mainland spokeswoman. A new consensus between the two sides has been established during the visit, Fan Liqing, the spokeswoman for Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said at a press conference Wednesday […]

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 […]

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 […]

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