China urges end of US embargo on Cuba

2013-11-01 19:56:07

China on Wednesday urged the United States to end its long-running economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution urging for it to be terminated.

Taiwan chief prosecutor accused of leaking info

2013-11-01 19:52:25

Huang Shyh-ming, chief of Taiwan's prosecutorial authority, on Friday was accused by the district prosecutors office of Taipei for leaking confidential information.

Strong quake hits Taiwan's Hualien

2013-10-31 22:20:12

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan's Hualien at 8:02 pm Thursday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

Hong Kong's business community steps out of the closet

2013-10-29 06:50:44

If you had been standing in Statue Square last Wednesday evening, you would have seen something historic. HSBC's headquarters shed its red and white light display for the first time in its 30-year life and replaced it with the rainbow colors recognized internationally to represent lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Next day, the bank's Hong Kong CEO, Anita Fung Yuen-mei, explained why. Speaking to the first Asian Leadership Summit organized here by the New York-based NGO, Out on the Street, she said the rainbow lights were intended as a sign that the bank supported LGBT inclusion.

Taiwan publishers plan bigger in mainland

2013-10-28 19:48:40

Publishing firms from Taiwan are expecting a bigger slice of the market in the Chinese mainland and they hope authorities on both sides can further boost the book trade.

Economic focus urged for cross-Straits ties

2013-10-26 14:52:27

China's top political advisor, Yu Zhengsheng, called for deepening mainland-Taiwan economic cooperation in order to further improve cross-Straits ties and reinvigorate the Chinese nation.

Key cross-Straits forum opens in S China

2013-10-26 10:41:25

The ninth Cross-Straits Economic, Trade and Culture Forum, a key platform for comprehensive communication between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, kicked off Saturday in Nanning.

Private capital building bridge between cities

2013-10-25 23:38:50

Senior officials from Hong Kong said that Beijing and Hong Kong should cooperate to promote the involvement of private capital in the financial industry.

Beijing-HK economic ties get boost at symposium

2013-10-25 23:34:26

Beijing-Hong Kong ties will be strengthened this year with a pledge by planners from both cities to boost their common prosperity.

Macao publishes personal assets of senior officials

2013-10-21 00:50:43

Authorities at the Macao Special Administrative Region for the first time declared the personal assets of officials and other high-ranking public servants on Saturday in a move to further intensify its anti-graft efforts.

Peace forum could pave the way to breakthrough

2013-10-13 07:21:43

The First Cross-Straits Peace Forum involving think tanks from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan has broken the ice in grassroots political dialogue. Participants hoped the forum will influence policymaking and consultation.

Cross-Strait forum makes proposals on political relations

2013-10-13 02:55:17

Participants at the first cross-Strait peace forum have suggested the two sides create conditions for meetings between leaders, engage in military exchanges, set up a coordination mechanism for external affairs, and enhance maritime cooperation.