The 14th Dalai Lama today reached Tawang, a small Himalayan district which while historically part...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 5, 2015
On New Years’ Day, 2015, the red, white, and blue flag of the Republic of China rose outside...
by Sophia Cao | Sep 15, 2007
From BBC News: At least 100,000 people have marched in Taiwan in support of a government plan to hold a referendum on joining the UN under the name Taiwan. The UN has rejected previous bids from the island to join the body under its official name, Republic of China. The bids anger Beijing, which sees […]
by Sophia Cao | Jul 24, 2007
Taiwan failed to join the UN, which follows “One-China policy,” according to the UN. China is satisfied with the decision. From Bloomberg: The United Nations rejected Taiwan’s application to join, citing adherence to the “one China” principle and the world body’s recognition of the People’s Republic of China. The UN’s Office of Legal Affairs turned […]
by Michael Zhao | May 12, 2006
From Reuters via the New York Times (link): Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian returns home from a Latin American visit on Friday after surprise stops in Libya and Indonesia that gave him a modest diplomatic victory over China but drew words of caution from the United States. As Chen criss-crossed the globe, U.S. Deputy Secretary of […]
by Michael Zhao | Apr 6, 2006
From China Taiwan Net via sina.com (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): Chen Shui-bian pubished an article on April 6 endorsing the decision by the agricultural committee of Taiwan’s legislature to reject the gift pands...
by Mo Ming | Apr 5, 2006
From the Financial Times (link) China’s premier on Wednesday pledged a wide-ranging package of economic aid to south Pacific island allies, including Rmb3bn ($375m) in preferential loans. The pledge made by Wen Jiabao was seen by analysts as a bid to isolate Taiwan and cement Beijing’s influence in the region. In the first visit by […]
by Xiao Qiang | May 13, 2005
From The Washington Post: Chinese President Hu Jintao proposed new diplomatic language Thursday aimed at ending the decades-old state of hostilities between China and Taiwan, in a rare but tentative concession by a Communist leader on one of the most sensitive issues in Chinese politics. In a joint communique issued after a two-hour meeting in […]
by Tony Chen | May 4, 2005
From Chinadaily: The Chinese mainland is ready to talk about everything, even the “missile” issue, with Taiwan, but only under the one-China principle, a senior mainland official said yesterday. Wang Zaixi, deputy director of the Taiwan Work Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made the remarks at a news conference organized […]
CDT in the News
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- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods