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5.6-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's Taitung County at about 7:12 a.m. Tuesday Beijing Time, according to the measurement of the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/16 9:17:23

Belt and Road Initiative to bring new opportunities for Hong Kong legal circle: chief executive

The Belt and Road Initiative will bring new opportunities for the legal circle in Hong Kong, Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/13 6:50:22

No mainland teams at Taipei Universiade

Taiwan media said the Chinese mainland will not send teams to attend the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade in August, a decision experts believe is related to Tsai Ing-wen's refusal to recognize the 1992 Consensus which embodies the one-China principle.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/12 23:48:39

Taiwan should endorse one-China principle: spokesperson

Taiwan authorities should accept the 1992 Consensus which embodies the one-China principle, to break the current cross-Strait communication deadlock, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 17:56:08

Cross-Strait Forum to boost grassroots exchanges

The ninth Cross-Strait Forum, which will begin June 17 in east China's Fujian Province, will boost local-level exchanges and integrated development between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 14:33:29

DPP administration bears full responsibility for Taiwan's absence from WHA

A spokesperson from the Chinese mainland reiterated Wednesday that the current administration of Taiwan, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was fully responsible for the island's absence from the World Health Assembly (WHA) this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 14:32:18

China's top legislator calls for rule of law, stability in Macao SAR

China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Tuesday called upon lawmakers, judges and prosecutors of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) to exercise the rule of law so as to maintain long-term prosperity and stability of the SAR.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 7:53:43

Chinese mainland starts rail ticket self-service for Taiwan compatriots

Taiwan compatriots with electronic travel passes can use self-service machines at selected railway stations in the Chinese mainland, China Railway Corporation said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/9 22:19:14

Tsai policy to blame for Taiwan’s absence at World Health Assembly

Taiwan's leader Tsai Ing-wen tweeted nine times for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) and claimed that "health issues don't stop at the border," but experts said she was playing politics to gain sympathy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/9 0:00:03

China's top legislator hears briefing by Macao SAR officials

China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang inspected the government head office of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Monday and was briefed by principal officials of the SAR government on their work.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/8 21:43:11

DPP administration bears full responsibility for Taiwan's absence from WHA: spokesperson

The current administration of Taiwan, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), should bear full responsibility for the island's absence from the World Health Assembly (WHA) this year, a spokesperson from the Chinese mainland said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/8 21:41:43

Macao to embrace accelerated aging population

Macao's statistic department on Saturday published the detailed results of 2016 population by-census carried out in the special administrative region (SAR), showing an accelerated population growth coupled with continued population aging in recent five years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 18:44:39

Taiwan detains mainland fishermen

A fishing boat from Guangdong Province was seized Saturday morning by a Taiwan patrol in waters near Penghu County in southeast Taiwan, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 14:39:04

Two mainlanders injured after Taiwan patrol ship fires warning shot – reports

Two fishermen from the Chinese mainland were injured when a Taiwanese patrol ship fired warning shots at their boat on Saturday morning, local media reported.
Source: CGTN | 2017/5/6 12:13:32

Chinese mainland opens wider to Taiwan law firms

Taiwan law firms are now allowed to set up representative offices in more coastal regions of the mainland, according to the Ministry of Justice.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 7:36:22

China is against interference in HK affairs by any foreign institution through whatever means: commissioner's office

China is against the interference in Hong Kong affairs by any foreign institution through whatever means, a spokesperson for the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) said in Hong Kong Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/5 8:20:49

Chinese mainland visitors to Taiwan drop over 50 pct from Jan to Apr

Taiwan's visitor arrivals from the Chinese mainland continued to shrink dramatically this year, with the number of Chinese mainland visitors registered a yearly drop of 50.2 percent in the first four months, according to preliminary data from the island' s immigration department Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/5 0:11:46

China slams US hearing on HK affairs

China said Thursday it strongly opposes a US congressional hearing over the situation in Hong Kong, saying the hearing "constitutes a blatant interference in China's internal affairs."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 23:03:39