The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that it will not invite Taiwan to participate in the seventieth World Health Assembly (WHA) which will take place from May 22 to May 31 in Geneva. According to a statement by Dr. Tim Armstrong, head of the WHO department of […]
The World Health Assembly (by Tom Page via Wikimedia Commons) In 2009 Taiwan received a historic invitation to participate in the World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer. That was the second year of President Ma Ying-jeou‘s administration, a time in which relations between Beijing and Taipei were […]
Chinese Website Censors Taiwanese Scholar Because He Used The Words "Republic of China" and "President"
Tong Zhenyuan (credit: Wikipedia) On 18 March Tong Zhenyuan (童振源), professor at National Zhengzhi University, visiting professor at Berkeley University and ex vice committee chairperson of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council, was invited by the Chinese website The Paper (澎湃新闻网) to answer netizens’ questions. However, about one hour after the […]
China’s Consulate General in Houston Sends Letter to US Politician, Asking Him To Drop Support For Taiwan’s Democracy
Taiwan democratic elections (photo by Luuva) On February 19 Henry Zuber, member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, posted on his Facebook page a letter that he had received from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston. The letter urged him to stop supporting […]
On March 15 Li Keqiang, the Premier of the People’s Republic of China, met with Chinese and foreign journalists and answered questions. The press conference was held at the Great Hall of the People by the Third Session of the 12th National People’s Congress. A journalist from Taiwan’s […]
Over the past few years Taiwan’s Guomindang administration and China’s Communist government have sought to deepen cross-strait dialogue and improve relations between the two sides. The meeting between Zhang Zhijun, the chief of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO), and Wang Yuqi, the chief of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council […]