China - Taiwan
Chronology from Apr 2010 to Jul 2010
: TSU submits a new ECFA referendum proposal.
: Fifth ARATS-SEF Meeting held in Chongqing where the ECFA and Intellectual Property Rights Agreement are signed.
: DPP holds anti-ECFA rally.
: President Ma calls for an economic strategy for the “post ECFA” era.
: Japan announces extension of its ADIZ over Yonaguni Island.
: SEF and ARATS vice chairmen finalize “early harvest” lists in Taipei.
: Yangzijiang Shipbuilding becomes the first Chinese company to apply for listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
: China and Taiwan conduct large joint anti-fraud operation.
: Jia Qinglin opens second Straits Forum in Xiamen.
: Deputy Secretary Steinberg says PLA has not presented missile withdrawal plan.
: Sen. Feinstein says China plans to pull back military forces opposite Taiwan.
: DPP Tainan County Magistrate Su Huan-chih visits Beijing to promote local mangoes and advocates pragmatic policies after his return.
: Third round of ECFA consultations are held in Beijing.
: Zhejiang Gov. Lu Zushan leads delegation to Taiwan.
: MOEA Vice Minister Hwang attends a telecom conference in Beijing.
: National Security Council Asia Director Jeffrey Bader says US policy on arms sales to Taiwan will not change.
: Sen. Diane Feinstein leads a delegation to Taipei.
: PRC Commerce Minister Chen and Taiwan MOEA Minister Shih meet on margins of APEC meeting in Sapporo.
: President Ma receives American Institute in Taiwan Chairman Ray Burghardt.
: President Ma says Taiwan is entitled to sign FTAs with WTO members,
: EY Referendum Review Committee rejects TSU ECFA referendum.
: MAC Chair Lai Shin-yuan visits Hong Kong.
: University presidents appeal for passage of PRC student amendments.
: Taipei opposes expanding Japan’s ADIZ over Yonaguni Island.
: US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) is held in Beijing.
: Sichuan Party Secretary Liu Qibao leads a delegation to Taiwan.
: Tsai Ing-wen is re-elected DPP chairperson.
: Three-day DPP sit-in calling for an ECFA referendum begins.
: PRC Vice Minister of Agriculture Wei Chaoan leads a delegation to Taipei.
: People’s Republic of China (PRC) Commerce Ministry Director Tang Wei leads team to Taipei for three-day ECFA discussions.
: Taiwan Minister of Health Yaung Chih-liang leads a delegation to the World Health Assembly; PRC Health Minister Chen Zhu and Yaung hold a meeting at the WHA.
: DPP Chair Tsai calls for pragmatic China policy and talks without preconditions.
: Jia Qinglin meets delegates to annual meeting of Taiwan Invested Enterprises (TIE) Associations in Beijing.
: Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) reiterates that the 1992 consensus and opposition to independence are the basis for cross-Strait relations.
: 136 members of US Congress sign a letter to President Obama calling for the sale of F-16C/Ds to Taiwan.
: Kuomintang reports ECFA negotiations on “early harvest” have hit a snag.
: US-Taiwan Business Council releases report on air power in the Taiwan Strait.
: Ex-Premier Liu Chao-shiuan visits Shanghai for the World Expo opening.
: Whampoa Military Academy alumni attend forum in Taipei.
: Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg applauds cross-Strait engagement.
: Beijing opens quasi-official tourism office in Taipei.
: Fujian Governor Huang Xiaojing leads a delegation to Taiwan.
: Taiwan opens quasi-official tourism office in Beijing.
: Central Election Committee approves TSU’s ECFA referendum proposal.
: American Chamber of Commerce of Taipei editorial endorses the ECFA.
: General Secretary Hu Jintao meets Wu Poh-Hsiung in Shanghai.
: President Ma says Taiwan will move quickly on FTAs to avoid isolation.
: President Ma and DPP Chair Tsai hold TV debate on the ECFA.
: Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) meets signature threshold for its anti-ECFA referendum proposal,
: DPP legislators provoke confrontation in Legislative Yuan (LY) over enrolling Chinese students.
: Taiwan university presidents support amendments allowing Chinese students to enroll in Taiwan universities.
: American Chamber of Commerce of Kaohsiung white paper mentions benefits of ECFA.
: Ten-ship flotilla of Chinese Navy ships pass through Miyako Strait.
: Premier Wu reiterates time is not ripe for political talks.
: Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao meet at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.
: Vice President Xi Jinping receives Taiwan delegation to Boao Forum.
: Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee Jia Qinglin receives Gen. Hsu’s delegation of retired military officers.
: Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng leads a delegation to Taipei.
: Retired Gen. Hsu Li-nung leads a delegation to Beijing.
: First TV debate between the Kuomintang (KMT) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA).
: Former Japanese Prime Minister Aso Taro makes a private visit to Taipei.