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Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
Taiwan 2 1.26% 23349724 0km 2.94
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Apr 15, 2014
Taiwan - STUCK IN A RUT:DPP lawmakers said that the committee’s review could not begin until April 22, when the motion’s period for reconsideration ends Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi, center, speaks with reporters before attending a meeting of the legislature’s Internal Administration Committee at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday. full story »
Apr 12, 2014
Taiwan - If a single change is made to the cross-strait service trade agreement by the legislature, the government would need to demand a renegotiation of the pact with China, Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) said yesterday. full story »
Apr 08, 2014
Taiwan - March 31, 2007: The Mainland Affairs Council (大陸委員會) announces that residents of Taiwan’s outlying island of Penghu are allowed to cross the Taiwan Strait via Kinmen County or Matsu County starting the next day. full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Hong Kong - Mainland Affairs Council chairman Wang Yu-chi, however, said that the negotiation or signing of an agreement would be called off if any party with oversight raised an irreconcilable objection. full story »
Apr 01, 2014
Taiwan - Mainland Affairs Council Minister Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) said the council plans to discuss three topics at the proposed conference — cross-strait trade relations, the free-trade policy toward the international market and the business environment in Taiwan. full story »
Mar 29, 2014
Hong Kong - "As long as there is a consensus, the cabinet will ask the Mainland Affairs Council and relevant institutions to draft the bill for legislation so that it can be used to scrutinise all future cross-strait pacts," Premier Jiang Yi-huah said at a news conference in Taipei yesterday. full story »
Mar 28, 2014
Taiwan - The KMT said that its insistence that the cross-strait service trade agreement only needed to be sent to the Legislative Yuan for reference was based on an amendment of the Act Governing Relations Between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area (臺灣地區與大陸地區人民關係條例) initiated when Tsai served as Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) minister in 2003. full story »
Mar 25, 2014
Taiwan - The Mainland Affairs Council commissioned National Chengchi University to conduct a major survey, which found that 866 percent of people advocated the maintenance of the “status quo,” in its broad sense full story »
Mar 21, 2014
United States - Wang Yu-chi of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, which oversees the island's China policy, met with his mainland counterpart, Zhang Zhijun of China's Taiwan Affairs Office. full story »
Nov 02, 2013
Taiwan - In a question that allowed respondents to make multiple choices, most expressed support for increased bilateral exchanges, including mutual visits by officials of the Mainland Affairs Council and China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (602 percent), the establishment of representative offices on each other’s territory (575 percent) and shortening Chinese spouses’ waiting period for identification cards from six years to four (524 percent)r full story »
Oct 28, 2013
Taiwan - The Mainland Affairs Council bought one set of Huawei’s network cards, but stopped using them after discovering they were produced by Huawei, he added. full story »
Oct 27, 2013
Taiwan - He described Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi’s (王郁琦) meeting with China’s Taiwan Affairs Office Director Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) at the APEC summit earlier this month in Indonesia as “a good beginning,” calling on Zhang and Yu Zhengsheng (俞正聲), chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Committee, to visit Taiwan soon. full story »
Oct 26, 2013
Taiwan - Jiang said he would be happy to see the issue being put on the agenda for cross-strait negotiation and would push the Council of Indigenous Peoples and the Mainland Affairs Council to evaluate its feasibility. full story »
Oct 25, 2013
Taiwan - Government officials at the press conference played down the concerns, with Lee Pei-ju (李佩儒) of the Mainland Affairs Council saying that the Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Investment Commission would place national security and cultural concerns high on its agenda. full story »
Oct 19, 2013
Taiwan - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Taiwan plans to set up three representative offices in China, but that it is unlikely to allow Beijing to set up 10 offices in Taiwan. full story »
Oct 15, 2013
Taiwan - The political implications of Ma sending Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) along to the APEC summit are self-evident, just as the CCP’s attempts to organize a meeting between Ma and Xi during next year’s APEC summit have long been an open secret in both Taiwan and China. full story »
Oct 13, 2013
Taiwan - When Ma sent Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) to meet with Taiwan Affairs Office Director Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) at the APEC forum last week, during which the two referred to each other by their official titles, cross-strait relations entered a new era. full story »
Oct 12, 2013
Hong Kong - The day after Wang Yu-chi, head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, met Zhang at the Apec forum, Wang said Taiwan was not ready to engage Beijing in a political dialogue aimed at reunification. full story »
Taiwan - The Mainland Affairs Council issued a statement later on Friday denying Chang’s contention that Taiwan has sidestepped political issues in favor of economic issues. full story »
Oct 11, 2013
Taiwan - At a separate setting, Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chih (王郁琦) defended Ma’s comments, saying what the president said was consistent with the government’s cross-strait policies. full story »
Oct 10, 2013
Taiwan - The signing of the ECFA in 2010 and the cross-strait service trade agreement this year, and the meeting between Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) and Taiwan Affairs Office Director Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) at APEC on Sunday, during which the two greeted each other by their official titles, showed the two sides’ consensus on putting aside the sovereignty issue to promote cross-strait relations, Ma said. full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Hong Kong - Then, Wang Yu-chi, head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, met Zhang Zhijun, head of Beijing's Taiwan Affairs Office, on the summit sidelines. full story »
Oct 08, 2013
Hong Kong - During the meeting, Wang Yu-chi, head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, and Zhang Zhijun , head of Beijing's Taiwan Affairs Office, reportedly referred to each other by their official titles for the first time. full story »
Oct 07, 2013
Taiwan - Lee said yesterday’s meeting was to review security measures on cross-strait exchange programs, so the National Security Council had invited law-enforcement agencies, the Mainland Affairs Council, the Bureau of Investigation, the National Immigration Agency, the Coast Guard Administration and other departments. full story »
Oct 06, 2013
Taiwan - Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Wang Yu-chi’s (王郁琦) participation in Taiwan’s delegation to this year’s annual APEC meeting is meant to pave the way for a meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) at next year’s summit in Shanghai, some opposition politicians and political analysts say. full story »