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2008-11-06 11:17:37

Taiwanese and Chinese leaders met in Beijing Thursday for what officials said was an effort to improve diplomatic ties between the two governments.

2008-10-04 12:00:07

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Foreign Ministry Spokesman Liu Jianchao Issues Statement on US Government Notifying Congress of Decision To Sell Weapons to Taiwan"] Beijing, 4 Oct (Xinhua) - Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao on 4 October issued a statement on the US Government notifying Congress its decision to sell weapons to Taiwan, saying the Chinese government and people resolutely oppose and condemn this US action that gravely harms...

2008-08-19 12:00:37

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kung Pao website on 18 August; subheadings as received [Unattributed report: "Mainland ARATS President Chen Yunlin Is Scheduled To Visit Taiwan in November To Discuss Aviation Rights"] Through recent cross-Strait connections, it has been decided that Chen Yunlin, president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits [ARATS] will visit Taiwan in November.

2008-08-06 09:00:39

Airlines seek weekday cross-Strait flights after weekend success TAIPEI, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- As weekend charter flights linking Chinese mainland and Taiwan reach the one-month mark, airlines on both sides of the Taiwan Straits want to offer the service on weekdays.

2008-08-05 12:00:36

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Airlines Seek Weekday Cross-Strait Flights After Weekend Success"] Taipei, Aug.

2008-07-07 09:00:42

Airlines gear up for new weekend service across Taiwan Strait BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Airlines on both sides of the Taiwan Strait are busy preparing for Friday's landmark launch of weekend charter flights.

2008-07-07 09:00:42

Roundup-China Focus: Historic weekend charter flights take off across Taiwan Strait amid applause, joy by Xinhua writer Fu Shuangqi and Lu Chuanzhong BEIJING, July 4 (Xinhua) -- The first weekend charter flights flew across the Taiwan Strait on Friday, carrying excited mainland tourists and Taiwan residents joyful at the shorter and cheaper journey.

2008-07-07 09:00:29

China Eastern Airlines to set up Taiwan office TAIPEI, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines has become the first mainland aviation company approved to set up an office in Taipei, handling cross-Strait charter flights services, a company official said Sunday.

2008-07-04 09:00:14

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "China Focus": "Historic Weekend Charter Flights launched Across Taiwan Strait"] BEIJING, July 4 (Xinhua) - The first cross-Strait weekend charter flight from China's mainland to Taiwan took off at 6:31 a.m.

2008-06-27 09:02:49

Chinese mainland, Taiwan agree on 144 charter flights in July BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Eleven airlines -- six from the mainland and five from Taiwan -- will operate 144 cross-Strait return flights next month, reflecting an agreement to expand charter flights that have run during four traditional festivals to every weekend.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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