China - Taiwan
Chronology from May 2014 to Aug 2014
: SEF President Lin Join-sane meets ARATS Chairman Chen Deming in China.
: Taiwan Ministry of National Defense (MND) releases its annual report on the Chinese military.
: PRC surveillance aircraft intrude into Taiwan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) four times; PRC Ministry of Defense (MOD) later says flights were routine.
: ARATS Deputy Gong Qingkai arrives in Taiwan for a visit.
: TAO spokesman decries unfounded speculation about Chang case.
: Sunflower Movement student leaders hold press conference in Washington and urge US to change its one China policy.
: PRC ambassador to Malaysia publicly opposes Malaysia entering into a free trade agreement (FTA) with Taipei.
: MAC Deputy Chang Hsien-yao’s resignation is announced.
: SecondLY special session adjourns without reviewing oversight bill or STA.
: Cross-strait search-and-rescue exercise is held near Matsu and Mawei.
: Rep. Buck McKeon visits Taipei and meets President Ma. He supports arms sales and is denied meetings with PRC senior officials the following week.
: East China Sea Peace Forum is held in Taipei.
: Sixth CSECC meeting is held in Beijing.
: TAO spokesman reacts strongly to DPP Congress.
: DPP Annual Congress is held.
: Preparatory meeting for 6th Cross-Strait Economic Cooperation Committee (CSECC) meeting is held.
: TAO reiterates that opposition to Taiwan independence will never change
: Tsai Ing-wen is interviewed by Commonwealth Magazine; says China will adjust to DPP policy.
: LY special session ends without consideration of oversight bill or STA.
: President Ma visits El Salvador; meets US Secretary of State John Kerry.
: Beijing’s Tourism Exchange Association opens its Kaohsiung office.
: President Ma attends inauguration of Panama President Juan CarlosVarela.
: Mass pro-democracy demonstration is held in Hong Kong.
: Zhang Zhijun’s post-visit press conference.
: Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin meets Yu Zhengsheng in Beijing.
: TAO Minister Zhang Zhijun visits Taiwan. During the visit he meets MAC Minister Wang Yu-chi, New Taipei Mayor Chu Li-lun, Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu, and Taichung Mayor Jason Hu.
: DPP’s Chao Tien-lin announces party policy on TAO Minister Zhang visit.
: Occupy Central informal referendum on democracy in Hong Kong.
: Japan MOFA spokesman welcomes Taiwan’s interest in joining TPP.
: Yu Zhengsheng meets retired generals from Taiwan in Beijing for Whampoa Anniversary.
: Sao Tome-Principe presidential aide visits Taipei.
: US Trade Representative Michael Froman lists Taiwan as a consultative partner to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
: Yu Zhengsheng addresses Sixth Cross-Strait Economic and Culture Forum in Fujian.
: Taiwan Affairs Organization (TAO) and MAC announce a return visit by TAO Minister Zhang Zhijun.
: ARATS Deputy Director Sun Yafu meets Taiwan independence advocate Koo Kuan-min at Taiwan Brain Trust.
: Beijing issues a White Paper on One Country Two Systems in Hong Kong.
: People’s Bank of China (PBOC) Deputy Governer Liu Shiyu visits Taipei for talks on a currency swap agreement.
: President Manuel Pinto da Costa of Sao Tome-Principe, a Republic of China (ROC) ally, visits China.
: Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te visits Shanghai.
: President Ma Ying-jeo urges the mainland to pursue political reforms, democracy, and rule of law.
: Shih Ming-de and Su Chi release “Greater One China Framework” proposal.
: Former Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) Chairman Chen Yunlin leads a delegation of artists to Taiwan.
: Tsai Ing-wen elected DPP chairperson.
: Minister of Health and Welfare Chiu Wen-Ta meets Beijing’s Health Vice Minister Wang Yumin at WHA.
: Taiwan Health Minister Chiu Wen-ta attends World Health Assembly.
: Tsai Ing-wen comments on her policy, stresses quality over quantity.
: Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Minister Chang Chia-juch meets Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Minister Gao Hucheng at an APEC meeting in Qingdao.
: Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterate that they will not cooperate with China on the South China Sea (SCS).
: Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) blocks Legislative Yuan (LY) Plenary consideration of oversight bill.
: Anti-China riots in Vietnam damage Taiwanese factories.
: People First Party (PFP) Chairman Soong Chu-yu visits China and meets General Secretary Xi Jinping in Beijing.