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2008-11-12 06:00:07

By Paul Wiseman TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Following the highest-level talks ever between China and Taiwan, Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou expressed hope Tuesday for an eventual peace accord with the two longtime rivals.

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.

2008-10-07 12:00:23

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "US To Blame for Damage of Bilateral Relations: Chinese FM"] BEIJING, Oct.

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...

2008-09-24 06:00:13

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, Sept.

2008-09-07 06:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Chinese Mainland Issues New Policies To Ease Cross- Strait Travel"] XIAMEN, Sept.

2008-09-05 09:00:24

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Cross-Strait Charter Flights Scheduled for Mid-Autumn Festival"] BEIJING, Sept.

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.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.