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US official's call for closer military ties with Taiwan heightens tensions: analyst

A speech by a senior US defense official calling for closer military ties with the island of Taiwan is a provocation and an attempt to disrupt China's efforts amid trade tensions with the US, Chinese analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 21:58:40

PLA drill in East China Sea 'tailored for Taiwan separatists'

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will conduct a live-fire military drill in the East China Sea from Wednesday to Monday in an area that is similar in size to the island of Taiwan, a move analysts believe will send a strong warning to Taiwan separatists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 21:08:40

Taiwan seminar focuses on mainland market potential

A seminar in Taiwan focused on the market potential of the Chinese mainland has just concluded.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 13:52:28

Top political advisor meets Taiwan delegation of public opinion

Top political advisor Wang Yang met with a delegation of representatives of Taiwan public opinion led by Yao Eng-chi on Tuesday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/4 10:59:14

Signature site in Taiwan faces tourism lull

Along the beautiful Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan's Nantou County, a rock carved with the lake's name on it awaits visitors amidst a winter chill on the signature tourism site.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/3 22:43:06

HKSAR gov't "strongly disagrees" with US trafficking in persons report

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Friday in response to a US report on trafficking in persons that it "strongly disagreed" with this unfounded report and "took strong exception" to its unfair grading on Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/29 14:44:04

PLA actions targeted at "Taiwan independence" elements: spokesperson

A series of actions taken by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) were directed at separatist elements advocating "Taiwan independence," a Chinese defense ministry spokesperson said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/29 10:11:11

Macao's unemployment rate drops slightly

The general unemployment rate in China's Macao Special Administrative Region dropped 0.1 percent to 1.8 percent from March to May this year, the SAR's statistics service said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 13:17:38

PLA conducts island encirclement exercise around Taiwan

Military actions, including those involving aircraft carriers, are always an option if the island of Taiwan continues to "play with fire," an expert warned Tuesday after the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted real combat exercises around the island involving "Chinese Aegis" class destroyers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 21:43:42

UAE to join 3rd Belt & Road Summit in Hong Kong

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will participate in the third Belt and Road Summit to be held on June 28 in Hong Kong, China, UAE state news agency WAM announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 9:14:10

Hong Kong teenagers awarded for contributions under police-youth partnership scheme

A total of 363 teenagers were commended Saturday for their contribution under a Hong Kong Police scheme to foster the police-youth partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/16 20:38:33

Hong Kong approves joint checkpoint plan for high-speed rail terminal

The joint checkpoint plan for Hong Kong's high-speed rail terminus would help Hong Kong people learn more about the mainland's development which would benefit future relations between Hong Kong and the mainland, an expert said after the plan was approved by the Hong Kong legislature Thursday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/15 15:39:56

Mainland offers 600 internships for young Taiwanese: spokesperson

The Chinese mainland will provide around 600 internships in various industries for young Taiwanese in the coming months, a spokesperson in Beijing said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 17:39:50

Activists' sentence a blow to 'HK independence'

The sentence of three Hong Kong pro-independence activists on Monday is a blow to pro-independence forces that intend to achieve their goals through violence, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 23:23:39

Straits Forum hailed by Taiwan participants

The ongoing Straits Forum has won applause from participants from Taiwan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 10:24:37

US sending warship through Taiwan Straits may provoke Chinese mainland response

The US sending a warship through the Taiwan Straits will do nothing to improve Taiwan's declining situation and may provoke more actions from Beijing, said Chinese mainland observers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 22:48:40

Hong Kong chefs invited to Dublin for promoting Irish food in China

A delegation of Hong Kong chefs has been invited to Ireland by an Irish government agency in an attempt to promote the Irish food, especially its quality beef and lamp products in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/5 8:56:11

Taiwan military exercise 'a waste of effort': expert

Taiwan is conducting its latest Han Kuang live-fire military exercise, which Chinese mainland experts said on Monday was a waste of effort.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 23:18:40