China - Taiwan

Chronology from May 2017 to Aug 2017

:   Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan departs for trip to Central American allies.

: KMT Congress appoints new chairman Wu Den-yih and adopts platform.

: TAO Exchange Department head Huang Wentao accompanies PRC athletes arriving for Universiade.

:   Opening Ceremony for 2017 Universiade (World University Games) is held in Taipei.

: Three Hong Kong umbrella movement leaders given jail sentences.

: Taipei announces plans to abolish Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission.

:  PLA H-6 bombers and Y-8 reconnaissance aircraft circumnavigate Taiwan.

: Annual Monterey talks conclude in Hawaii.

: President Tsai presents Chinese Taipei Olympic flag to Taiwan Universiade team.

: President Tsai speaks to Prospect Foundation Asian security conference.

: In meeting with Dick Cheney, President Tsai urges enhanced US-Taiwan security partnership.

: Informal US-Taiwan trade talks convene in Taipei.

: Former PRC State Councilor Dai Bingguo issues warning about US-Taiwan military ties.

: PLA H-6 bombers circumnavigate Taiwan.

: Paraguayan President Horatio Cartes arrives in Taipei for state visit.

: President Xi Jiping presides at Hong Kong reversion anniversary.

: Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je attends Twin City Forum in Shanghai.

: State Department notifies Congress of $1.4 billion arms sales for Taiwan.

: Ninth Cross-Strait Forum opens in Fujian.

: Panama and Beijing sign communiqué establishing diplomatic relations.

: Taiwan legislators form group to support democracy in Hong Kong.

: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of State Laura Stone makes unpublicized visit to Taiwan.

: Association of Taiwan Invested Enterprises holds 10th anniversary meeting in Beijing.

: WHA decides not to place Taiwan observer resolution on agenda.

: Wu Den-yih elected next KMT chairman.

: President Tsai says Beijing has squandered opportunities to improve relations.

: TAO states Taiwan will not be able to participate in World Health Assembly (WHA).

: Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) announces measures beneficial to Taiwan.

: President Tsai Ing-wen talks of a new model for cross-strait relations.

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