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China warns Japan against using Taiwan as political card

From Japan Today: Chinese State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan on Saturday expressed strong concern over Japan’s recent actions and comments over Taiwan, and warned Tokyo not to use the island as a “political card” against Beijing, a Japanese lawmaker said. Taku Yamasaki, a legislator and special adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, told a press […]

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Japan, China to launch joint study over history

From Japan Today: Japan and China agreed Saturday to launch a joint study on their history, Japanese government officials said. The agreement was concluded in a meeting between Foreign Minister Nobutaka Machimura and his Chinese counterpart Li Zhaoxing on the sidelines of Asia-Europe foreign ministerial talks in Kyoto. While Machimura proposed that they decide concretely […]

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Lien calls for cross-Straits peace negotiations

From Xinhuanet: Visiting Chinese Kuomintang Party (KMT) Chairman Lien Chan said here Monday that he hoped the Taiwan authorities would actively prepare for negotiations with the mainland to end the state of hostility across the Taiwan Straits. Lien told a press conference that top leaders of the KMT and the Communist Party of China (CPC) […]

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More overseas Chinese, media hail Hu-Lien meeting

From Xinhuanet: Overseas Chinese and media have hailed the meeting between Hu Jintao and Lien Chan, top leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) party as of historic and realistic importance.Lien’s Mainland journey and the historic meeting with Hu are positive signals for the reunification of China, said representatives of […]

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Beijing to lift ban on travel to Taiwan

From Xinhuanet: Relevant departments of the Chinese mainland will soon allow mainland residents to tour in Taiwan, according to an announcement made here Tuesday morning by Chen Yunlin, director of the Taiwan Work Office of CPC Central Committee and the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council. Removal of the ban for mainland residents to […]

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