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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.
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.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui plans to visit Japan next month, a representative of his political party said on Monday, a move likely to upset China because it sees Taiwan as a wayward province.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China marked "Army Day" on Tuesday with a warning from its defense minister that the mainland would never tolerate Taiwan independence, but he stopped short of directly threatening the use of force against the self-governed island.
By C.C. Yao ILAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan staged its biggest live-fire army drills in about 20 years on Thursday, showcasing latest weaponry designed to combat a potential Chinese attack as Beijing builds its military might.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China rebuked Taiwan on Wednesday for a national security report that said the mainland could avert looming social chaos by learning from the island's transformation into a democracy.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has criticized a U.S. r
TOKYO (Reuters) - Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian, who on Monday scrapped guidelines on unification with China, is determined to draft a new constitution that better suits Taiwan's current situation, the Yomiuri Shimbun daily said on Saturday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A top Chinese Communist Party leader vowed on Friday that Beijing would block any moves toward Taiwan independence but would work for a peaceful solution to the stand-off.
By Benjamin Kang Lim and Alice Hung BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China condemned Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian on Tuesday for scrapping a council on eventual unification, calling it a provocation creating further tension in one of Asia's most dangerous flashpoints.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.