Tag Archives: Taiwan Straits

Monastery returns pagoda body after 19-year nationwide search

Nearly 20 years after being stolen, a 1,300-year-old stone Buddhist pagoda body has been returned to its home of northern Shanxi province with the best wishes from pilgrims across the Taiwan Straits, officials said Sunday.

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Debate lingers over impact of meeting

The curtain fell on the landmark meeting between Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, and Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou in Singapore on Saturday.

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Speculation stirs over Xi-Ma talks

Mainland remains open and positive on the possibility, says spokeswoman Beijing said on Monday it remains “positive and open” about a possible meeting between leaders from both sides of the Taiwan Straits, but gave no clear venue or timeframe for what would be a historic meeting. A Taiwan-affairs spokeswoman from the mainland made the remarks […]

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