Mar 21, 2013 12:09 EDT
Taiwan and China have agreed to consider exchanging liaison offices in yet another sign of warming ties between the former rivals, officials said Thursday.
Mar 20, 2013 11:53 EDT
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou returned Wednesday from a visit to the Vatican, where he became the island's first leader to meet the pope, and expressed "great hopes" for bilateral relations.
Mar 20, 2013 08:22 EDT
Taiwan has set up a unit to create a comprehensive Internet shield against hackers, its intelligence chief said Wednesday, in response to what it claims is a growing cyber threat from China.
Mar 19, 2013 21:26 EDT
President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan met with Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica on Tuesday in a first taste for the new pontiff of a long-running dispute that pits the island against its giant neighbour China.
Mar 19, 2013 00:55 EDT
China's angry reaction to Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's attendance at the inauguration of Pope Francis on Tuesday is the first taste of a long-running dispute that the new Argentine pontiff may have unique qualities to grapple with.
Mar 18, 2013 11:01 EDT
Pope Francis received compatriot President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina in the Vatican on Monday in his first meeting with a head of state as world leaders arrived in Rome ahead of his inauguration mass.
Mar 18, 2013 05:33 EDT
World leaders arrived in Rome ahead of an inauguration mass for Pope Francis who receives compatriot President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina on Monday in his first meeting with a head of state.
Mar 17, 2013 06:51 EDT
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou was due to leave for the Vatican on Sunday to attend the inauguration mass of Pope Francis in a move that has stoked tensions with China.
Mar 16, 2013 07:54 EDT
Taiwan has developed its first medium-range guided missile that could be used against former rival China, according to a former defence minister in a new book cited by a media report Saturday.
Mar 15, 2013 12:43 EDT
Taiwan's leader plans to visit the Vatican for the new pope's inauguration mass, officials said Friday, prompting China to warn Taipei against doing anything to inflame their delicate relationship.
Mar 15, 2013 02:43 EDT
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou plans to visit the Vatican to attend the installation of the newly-elected pope, officials said on Friday, in a move bound to upset China.
Mar 13, 2013 12:06 EDT
Taiwan said Wednesday that it was not yet ready to work with China to set up systems aimed at helping to avoid military conflict, despite fast warming ties with its former rival.
Mar 12, 2013 03:03 EDT
Japan said Tuesday it was "disappointing" China did not send anyone to a ceremony marking the second anniversary of its tsunami, in the latest sign of deteriorating ties between the two countries.
Mar 10, 2013 10:44 EDT
Taiwan and the United States agreed to further strengthen economic ties on Sunday as they concluded their stalled trade talks -- the first since 2007 -- in Taipei.
Mar 10, 2013 03:46 EDT
Taiwan has received its final two upgraded early warning aircraft from the United States, a move expected to bolster the island's air defence against rival China, the air force said on on Sunday.
Mar 10, 2013 01:30 EST
Taiwan and the United States resumed trade talks on Sunday after a hiatus of more than five years as the politically isolated island seeks to join regional trade blocs.
Mar 09, 2013 14:34 EST
Tens of thousands of Taiwanese people rallied in the capital Saturday to demand the government heed the lesson of a Japanese atomic crisis and scrap the island's nuclear facilities, organisers said.
Mar 06, 2013 08:48 EST
Taiwan and the United States will resume stalled trade talks next week after Taipei removed a six-year-old ban on some US beef imports, officials said Wednesday.
Feb 28, 2013 00:53 EST
Twelve Taiwan railway officials including two deputy directors have been indicted on graft charges after allegedly accepting banquets and hostess club visits in the biggest corruption scandal to hit the state rail sector, prosecutors said.
Feb 25, 2013 08:48 EST
Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-hua said for the first time Monday that the government may support a referendum on the island's half-completed and hugely controversial fourth nuclear power plant.