Tag Archives: Taiwan

  • Taiwan’s president on defensive after China summit

    Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou has hit back at opponents who have accused him of selling out by holding a historic summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. ...

  • Epic handshake highlights China-Taiwan Summit

    The first meeting between the leaders of China and Taiwan since their 1949 civil war division was expected to produce a dramatic handshake -- but no one thought it would last 81 seconds. ...

  • Presidents of China, Taiwan to hold historic meeting

    The presidents of China and Taiwan will meet this weekend in Singapore with a handshake that will mark a seismic shift in a relationship frozen in enmity since 1949. ...

  • Tibetans in exile living as international orphans

    The sunset clause of the Immigration Act has made Tibetans in exile international orphans, the Taiwan Association for Human Rights said during a protest that included a group of Tibetans outside the National Immigration Agency. ...

  • Why China is far from ready to meet the US on a global battlefront

    The trick for the United States is to avoid going to war with China on China’s terms without also surrendering the western Pacific to Chinese control. ...

  • China tells Taiwan: Reunifying will end antagonism

    Chinese president Xi Jinping said reunifying the mainland and Taiwan is about ending political antagonism rather than about rebuilding territories and sovereignty, state media reported Friday. ...

  • Taiwan chases away Chinese fighter planes from its airspace

    Taiwanese officials said Tuesday that its air force had to chase away two Chinese fighter jets that breached its airspace without warning. ...

  • China official met by protests, says respects Taiwan’s choices

    Zhang Zhijun,, China's top official in charge of relations with self-ruled Taiwan, said that he understood and respected the choices of its people. ...

  • In a first, China sends a minister to Taiwan

    China has sent its first ever ministerial-level official to Taiwan for four days of meetings to rebuild ties with the self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own. ...

  • Hong Kong activists predict biggest protest since China handover

    Activists expect more than half a million people to take to the streets on Hong Kong's annual protest day in what would be the biggest march since Britain handed the city back to China. ...