China - Taiwan
Chronology from May 2013 to Aug 2013
: Taipei hosts UN Framework Convention on Climate Change NGO forum.
: Beijing holds inaugural meeting of Cross-strait Exchanges Foundation.
: Beijing MFA says APEC participation must follow APEC’s MOU.
: President Ma says conditions are not ripe to attend APEC Leaders Meeting.
: Deputy Minister of Industry and Information Technology Liu Lihua leads delegation to Taiwan.
: Fourth meeting on office exchange concludes in Jinan, Shandong.
: US State spokesman reiterates no change in US arms sales policy.
: President Ma visits Caribbean nations.
: President Ma visits Paraquay.
: TAO’s Zhang meets media delegation led by ARATS Lin Join-sane.
: President Ma visits Haiti.
: President Ma transits New York.
: TAO spokesman reiterates policy toward DPP.
: ARATS Chairman Chen Deming comments on STA delay.
: Taipei and Manila release shooting incident investigation reports.
: President Ma addresses East China Sea Peace Forum.
: LY parties agrees to 16 industry hearings on STA
: Cross-strait Entrepreneurs Summit is held in Taipei.
: Second Zhongshan Conference in Guangdong focuses on Sun Yat-sen.
: President Ma re-elected KMT chairman: Xi Jinping and Ma exchange messages.
: Beijing accuses US of interfering in China’s internal affairs over ICAO.
: SEF Chairman Lin Join-sane visits Shandong province.
: President Obama signs Taiwan in ICAO Act.
: First Cross-strait Entrepreneurs Summit is held in Beijing.
: Second meeting of the DPP’s China Affairs Committee is held.
: New Zealand and Taiwan sign economic cooperation agreement (ANZTEC).
: SEF President Lin Join-sane leads education delegation to China.
: Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai win women’s doubles at Wimbledon.
: First DPP “Huashan Conference” on China focuses on DPP’s democratic values.
: Taiwan joins WTO Services Trade negotiations.
: Frank Hsieh meets TAO Minister Zhang Zhijun in Shenzhen.
: Frank Hsieh cohosts cross-strait conference in Hong Kong with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).
: Wang Yu-chi says MAC supports more DPP exchanges with China.
: LY agrees to review STA article by article.
: Human rights activist Chen Guangcheng arrives in Taipei.
: Ninth ARATS-SEF meeting held in Shanghai; STA signed.
: Opposition parties occupy LY podium protesting STA.
: Track II “Beijing Talks,” including DPP officials, are held in Beijing.
: Opposition parties block LY consideration of office exchange bill.
: US Senate passes Taiwan in ICAO Act.
: US House of Representatives unanimously passes Taiwan in ICAO Act.
: Chairman Yu Zhengsheng addresses fifth Cross-strait Forum.
: Kuomintang (KMT) Honorary Chair Wu Poh-hsiung meets General Secretary Xi Jinping.
: Maldives invalidates Kaohsiung-Male sister city agreement.
: On Tiananmen anniversary, President Ma urges greater human rights in China.
: Taiwan opens permanent World Trade Organization office building in Geneva.
: DPP Chair Su Tseng-chang says the party’s policy is based on the 1999 Resolution on Taiwan’s Future.
: MAC gives briefing on Service Trade Agreement (STA).
: Chairman Yu Zhengsheng meets bipartisan delegation of former Legislative Yuan (LY) members led by Yao Eng-chi.
: Third meeting of National Taiwan Invested Enterprise (TIE) Association is held in Beijing.
: TAO Minister Zhang Zhijun says the mainland can never accept the Republic of China (ROC).
: Taiwan Health Minister Chiu Hung-ta attends World Health Assembly in Geneva.
: Taiwan announces completion of trade negotiations with Singapore (ASTEP).
: Taiwan Coast Guard and Navy conduct patrol exercise in Bashi Channel.
: MAC Chair Wang hopes Beijing will not complicate Philippine incident.
: Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) & Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) report progress on office exchange talks.
: Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) says Manila’s “one China” policy is “completely irrelevant” to Philippines shooting incident.
: Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference’s (CPPCC) National Committee Yu Zhengsheng meets Hsu Li-nung delegation.
: New Party Chair Hsu Li-nung leads a delegation of retired generals to Beijing.
: DPP’s CAC holds its first meeting.
: Philippine Coast Guard personnel kill Taiwan fisherman.
: First meeting of Taiwan-Japan Fishing Commission takes place; President Ma Ying-jeou calls for fishery talks with China.
: Former Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Director Chen Yunlin begins an eight-day visit to Taiwan.