Taiwan sums up 2013 with the word 'fake'

2013-12-13 01:41:43

Taiwan's choice for "word of the year" in 2013, jia (fake), reflects the fact that residents of the island have been worried about food safety in the light of a string of scandals, analysts said.

No limit on extra cross-Strait New Year flights

2013-12-11 14:24:24

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan have agreed to set no limit on the number of cross-Strait flights added during the Spring Festival so as to better deal with the travel rush.

HK Chief Executive's loyalty tied to Basic Law

2013-12-06 18:34:11

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam stressed Friday the requirement that the Chief Executive must love the country and Hong Kong has been made clear in Basic Law provisions.

HK promises open attitude in consultation

2013-12-05 15:55:13

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Thursday the government welcomes and encourages people to express their views on constitutional reform, and will adopt an open attitude in listening to people's views.

HK gets election ball rolling

2013-12-05 01:24:01

Public consultation on new process will be sought for next five months.

HK starts public consultation for reform

2013-12-04 18:22:35

The Hong Kong government on Wednesday officially kicked off public consultation for a constitutional reform which aims to realize the election of next Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administration Region (SAR) by universal suffrage in 2017.

Contacts of HK's 1st H7N9 case tested free of virus

2013-12-03 22:21:28

17 close contacts of the Indonesian woman involved in Hong Kong's first confirmed H7N9 case have tested negative for the virus, Hong Kong's Secretary for Food& Health Ko Wing-man said on Tuesday.

Mainland chief negotiator wraps up Taiwan tour

2013-12-03 22:03:27

The Chinese mainland's chief negotiator Chen Deming visited Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group's headquarters in New Taipei City on Tuesday, wrapping up his eight-day tour to Taiwan.

HK confirms H7N9 bird flu diagnosis

2013-12-03 16:36:49

The first diagnosis of the H7N9 bird flu in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has been confirmed, according to a senior local government official.

HK confirms first human case of H7N9 bird flu

2013-12-03 04:10:26

Hong Kong confirmed on Monday its first case of H7N9 bird flu as a 36-year-old Indonesian domestic helper has been hospitalized in critical condition.

Children of 'China's Schindler' urge Taiwan to right injustice

2013-12-02 11:35:56

The children of Ho Feng Shan, known as '"China's Schindler", are calling on Taiwan authorities to throw out a 41-year-old embezzlement case against their father.

Cross-Straits trade negotiations continues

2013-12-02 09:55:51

The cross-Strait negotiations on commodity trade agreement and trade dispute settlement mechanisms will not suspend.