China - Taiwan
Chronology from May 2015 to Aug 2015
: Taiwan joins North Pacific Fisheries Commission.
: ROC government and military, and KMT, discourage members from attending Beijing’s Sept. 3 military parade.
: Technical talks on Merchandise Trade Agreement held in Beijing.
: Eleventh SEF-ARATS meeting held in Fuzhou; double taxation and aviation safety agreements signed.
: TAO spokesman comments further on Shanghai-Taipei forum.
: Yu Zhengsheng meets delegation led by former LY speaker Yao Eng-chi.
: Taipei Mayor Ko attends Taipei-Shanghai Forum in Shanghai.
: Taipei announces it is constructing a lighthouse on Taiping Island.
: TAO Minister Zhang holds consultations in Washington.
: Massive industrial explosion in Tianjin; Taipei offers help.
: James Soong Chu-yu of People’s First Party (PFP) announces candidacy.
: Students end their protest in front of MOE.
: TAO Minister Zhang addresses National Taiwan Studies Society conference.
: In interview with PRC journalists, Mayor Ko expresses respect for “1992 Consensus.”
: Students activists protest at MOE and break into LY.
: Shanghai Deputy Mayor Weng Tiehui visits Taipei to discuss Shanghai-Taipei Forum with Mayor Ko Wen-je.
: Former President Lee Teng-hui in Japan, says Diaoyutai belong to Japan.
: Taiwan student activists protesting curriculum changes break into Ministry of Education (MOE).
: PLA military exercise story involving simulated attack on presidential office building widely covered in Taipei media.
: US-Taiwan “Monterey talks” are held in Washington DC.
: KMT Congress formally nominates Hung Hsiu-chu.
: President Ma transits Los Angeles.
: President Ma meets President Ortega in Nicaragua.
: MAC Chair Hsia Li-yan visits Washington for consultations.
: President Ma meets President Martelly in Haiti.
: President Ma visits Dominican Republic.
: President Ma transits Boston and attends symposium at Harvard.
: President Ma presides at WWII anniversary military parade.
: PRC publishes National Security Law with provisions applying to Taiwan.
: Beijing announces Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) membership open to ADB/WB members.
: Myanmar opens trade office in Taipei.
: Yu Zhengsheng announces new card to replace Taiwan Compatriot Certificate (Taibaozheng) that Taiwan people use to travel to mainland.
: Hung Hsiu-chu passes KMT nomination threshold.
: President Ma writes Wall Street Journal article proposing South China Sea (SCS) peace initiative.
: Kin Moy takes office as AIT Director in Taipei.
: DPP Chair Tsai holds end of visit press conference in San Francisco.
: Beijing begins issuing new travel cards (Taibaozheng) to Taiwanese visiting Fujian.
: DPP Chair Tsai meets Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
: DPP Chair Tsai meets National Security Council’s Evan Medeiros and gives speech at CSIS.
: DPP Chair Tsai writes “Taiwan Can Build on U.S. Ties” in Wall Street Journal.
: US Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin visits Taipei.
: China and South Korea sign free trade agreement (FTA).
: Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chair Tsai Ing-wen begins 12-day, five-city visit to US.
: TAO Deputy Chen Yuanfeng visits Washington DC.
: Republic of China (ROC) Chief of General Staff Yen De-fa attends change of command ceremony at Pacific Command in Hawaii.
: President Ma Ying-jeou proposes South China Sea Peace Initiative.
: SEF Chairman Lin Join-sane visits Zhejiang, Jiangsu, and Tianjin.
: Taipei Forum holds conference on cross-strait relations.
: Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Chair Hsia Li-yan and Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Minister Zhang Zhijun meet in Kinmen.
: Taipei Health Minister Chiang Been-huang attends World Health Assembly.
: President Ma Ying-jeou explains views on 1992 Consensus at Taipei conference.
: Taipei orders Alibaba to end business in Taiwan within six months.
: American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Ray Burghardt visits Taipei.
: People’s Republic of China (PRC) State Council publishes document to preserve preferential tax provisions for Taiwan invested enterprises.
: Legislative Yuan (LY) adopts bill to implement UN Convention against Corruption.
: KMT Chairman Chu and CPP General Secretary Xi Jinping meet in Beijing.
: KMT Chairman Chu and CPP General Secretary Xi meet in Beijing.
: Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu Li-lun attends KMT-Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Forum in Shanghai.
: KMT Chairman Chu attends KMT-CCP Forum in Shanghai.