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Taiwan revises GDP growth forecast to over 2 pct in 2017

Taiwan's statistics agency on Friday raised its forecast for economic growth in 2017 to over 2 percent, as performance in the first quarter was better than expected.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 20:26:33

Top legislature to mark 20th anniversary of Basic Law of HKSAR

China's top legislature will hold a symposium Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 18:07:07

Resisting reunification by force to get Taiwan nowhere: mainland spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson warned Thursday that the Taiwan administration's attempt to resist reunification by the use of force will get the island nowhere.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 12:35:00

China's HK issues Amber Outbound Travel Alert for Britain

In view of the latest situation in Britain, the government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) issued on Wednesday an Amber Outbound Travel Alert (OTA) for the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:33:32

Hong Kong promotes "Belt and Road" scholarship in UK

Hong Kong SAR is promoting its Scholarship for "Belt and Road" Students alongside an international education conference in Britain this week, in a bid to attract foreign students to pursue undergraduate studies in Hong Kong, a Hong Kong official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:28:28

Mainland investment in Hong Kong property market soars in Q1: report

The total property investment by Chinese mainland investors in Hong Kong soared 213 percent year on year to 4.6 billion US dollars in the first quarter of 2017, according to a report.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 21:04:10

WHO rejects proposal to discuss Taiwan's assembly participation

A proposal to discuss the invitation of China's Taiwan to the World Health Organization (WHO)'s annual assembly was rejected by the WHO plenary on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 10:22:00

World Health Assembly opens, Taiwan left out

Delegates of World Health Organization member states are gathering in Geneva for the 70th World Health Assembly, which opened on Monday, with Taiwan failing to be invited this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 0:13:40

Wu Den-yih elected Kuomintang leader

Wu Den-yih was elected Kuomintang's chairperson on Saturday by garnering more than 52 percent of all valid votes, the KMT announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/21 8:23:56

Macao's business climate improved in March this year: survey

Macao's business climate for restaurants and retailers was improved in March this year, according to a recent survey conducted by Macao's Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 21:43:11

Taiwan's manufacturing output up 11.35 pct in Q1

Taiwan's manufacturing output in the first quarter reported the highest growth in almost six years, driven by strong global demand for electronic components.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 8:04:48

What has DPP brought to Taiwan over the past year?

A notice pasted on the wall of a once-popular restaurant in Taipei reads: Thanks to our "benevolent" administrators, we will be shut down from May 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 7:56:05

No space for ambiguity in the nature of cross-Strait relations: spokesperson

There is no space for ambiguity in the nature of cross-Strait relations, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 7:54:57

Tsai suffers low rating on 1st anniversary

Tsai Ing-wen's first anniversary on Saturday as Taiwan's leader was marked with a low rating in polls, which experts believe indicates that Tsai will face more difficulties in the future if she continues to refuse to recognize the 1992 Consensus which embodies the one-China principle.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/19 21:43:39

4 killed in Taiwan nursing home fire

At least four were killed and 50 were hospitalized after a nursing home caught fire in Taiwan early Friday, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/19 9:15:00

Mainland warns any attempts to establish "two Chinas" or "one China, one Taiwan" doomed to fail

Any attempts to establish "two Chinas," "one China, one Taiwan," or "Taiwan independence" is doomed to fail, a spokesperson from the Chinese mainland said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/18 23:34:02

Taiwan reports of Hepatitis C virus infections

Five patients have been diagnosed with the Hepatitis C virus due to repeated use of needles at a clinic in Taiwan's Taoyuan County, the island's disease control center said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/17 7:39:49

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