China - Taiwan
Chronology from Sep 2013 to Dec 2013
: DPP Chairman Su Tseng-chang says STA renegotiation is a goal for 2014.
: LY approves Taipei-Singapore ASTEP.
: DPP holds final discussion meeting of China Affairs Committee.
: TAO Minister Zhang confirms planning for MAC Chairman Wang’s visit.
: Speaker Wang announces STA will not be approved at current LY session.
: SEF President Lin visits Hong Kong for a conference.
: President Ma calls for the creation of task forces on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) participation.
: President Ma says ADIZ announcement not helpful to cross-strait relations.
: MAC conveys ADIZ protest to TAO.
: ARATS Chairman Chen says goods and disputes agreements being negotiated despite STA delay.
: ROC Executive Yuan expresses “serious concern” over ADIZ.
: People’s Liberation Army Aircraft Carrier Liaoning transits Taiwan Strait.
: SEF President Lin Join-sane says six agreements are being prepared for 10th SEF-ARATS meeting.
: Taiwan Fisheries Agency director calls for cross-strait fisheries agreement.
: ARATS Chairman Chen Deming arrives for a visit to Taiwan.
: DPP statement denounces China ADIZ announcement.
: ROC Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford says consensus reached on tax agreement.
: PRC Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang arrives in Taiwan for a conference.
: China’s Ministry of National Defense announces the establishment of its East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ).
: President Ma reiterates the time is not ripe for cross-strait political talks.
: President Ma terminates relations and projects with Gambia.
: PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicates priority will be on cross-strait relations not relations with Gambia.
: CCP Conference on Theory and Thought on Peaceful Development of Cross-strait Relations held in Beijing.
: DPP’s China Affairs Committee meeting is held.
: The Gambia announces severance of diplomatic ties with Taipei.
: Deserts Chang’s planned Beijing concert is cancelled.
: CCP Third Plenum concludes; new State Security Committee is announced.
: KMT 19th Party Congress occasions an exchange of messages between the CCP and the KMT.
: Singapore and Taiwan sign Agreement on Economic Partnership (ASTEP).
: Vincent Siew leads 300 executives to Entrepreneurs Summit in Nanning.
: ROC Legislative Yuan (LY) approves New Zealand-Taiwan Economic Cooperation Agreement.
: Ninth KMT-CCP Forum is held in Nanning.
: ARATS Chairman Chen urges early passage of Service Trade Agreement (STA).
: MAC Chairman Wang says exchange of MAC-TAO visits needs study.
: First Cross-strait Peace Forum opens in Shanghai.
: Taipei releases its National Defense Report.
: Xi Jinping meets Vincent Siew at APEC Economic Leaders Meeting in Bali.
: MAC Chairman Wang Yu-chi and TAO Minster Zhang Zhijun meet in Bali.
: ROC Central Bank Chairman Perng Fai-nan says Taiwan has added Chinese yuan to its foreign currency reserves.
: US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference is held in Annapolis, Maryland.
: Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Huashan Meeting agrees to seek domestic “constitutional consensus.”
: Taiwan takes delivery of first of 12 P-3C maritime surveillance aircraft.
: Republic of China (ROC) Civil Aviation Agency Director General Jean Shen participates in ICAO Assembly as guest.
: Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) Chairman Chen Deming says ARATS/SEF offices will not be diplomatic or governmental.
: ICAO Council invites Chinese Taipei to participate in Assembly as a guest.
: Taipei court grants LY Speaker Wang a temporary injunction on KMT’s revocation of party membership.
: Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Chairman Lin Join-sane meets Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Politburo Standing Committee Member Yu Zhengsheng.
: Kuomintang (KMT) Discipline Committee revokes Speaker Wang Jin-pyng’s party membership, accusing him of influence peddling.
: Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Vanessa Shih says observer status is not the only Taiwan goal at ICAO.
: Asia-Pacific Cities Summit opens in Kaohsiung with several mayors from Chinese cities attending.
: President Ma Ying-jeou reiterates that Taipei seeks to attend International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as an observer.
: Taipei Trade Center opens in Guangzhou.