China - Taiwan
Chronology from Sep 2014 to Dec 2014
: Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je says 1992 consensus is out-of-date.
: Wang Yu-chi tells Legislative Yuan (LY) that government must better communicate its cross-strait policies to Taiwan’s people.
: New Taipei Mayor Chu Li-lun files candidacy in KMT chairman election.
: President Obama signs bill offering four Perry-class frigates to Taiwan.
: Board of Foreign Trade (BOFT) Director-General Yang Jen-ni visits Beijing for merchandise trade agreement (MTA) technical talks.
: Cross-strait Entrepreneurs (CEO) Summit meets in Taipei.
: Taoyuan-Chongqing municipal forum planned for February is cancelled.
: ARATS Chairman Chen Deming starts eight-day visit to Taiwan.
: Global Times reports retired PLA general saying mainland will not abandon possibility of using force to resolve Taiwan issue.
: State Department comments on Taiwan elections and encourages continued constructive cross-strait relations.
: Ma Ying-jeou resigns as KMT chairman.
: TAO spokesman expresses hopes for continued peaceful development of cross-strait relations on the basis of the 1992 consensus.
: Premier Jiang Yi-huah and Cabinet resign.
: KMT suffers unexpectedly large defeat in local elections.
: General Secretary Xi addresses Central Foreign Policy Work Conference.
: Taipei mayor candidate Ko Wen-je denies 1992 consensus.
: TAO Minister Zhang and MAC Minister Wang meet in Beijing.
: General Secretary Xi meets Taipei envoy Vincent Siew in Beijing.
: Beijing and Seoul announce completion of negotiation of Free Trade Agreement.
: Taiwan Economics Affairs Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun meets Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng at APEC.
: Taipei opens marine research center on Pratas Reef.
: Taiwan’s Minister of National Defense Yen Ming and other officials tour Taiping Island (Itu Aba).
: President Xi Jinping visits Pingtan Comprehensive Experimental Zone.
: People’s Bank of China (PBOC) Deputy Governor Pan Gongsheng attends financial seminar in Taipei.
: Global Times accuses Taiwan of recruiting Chinese students as spies.
: ARATS Deputy Zheng Lizhong starts one-week Taiwan visit.
: Reversing previous reluctance, MAC says in a press conference that Dalai Lama would be welcome to visit Taiwan when conditions are right.
: US-Taiwan Defense Review Talks held in Washington.
: In address “Proud of our Democracy,” President Ma supports Hong Kong’s desire for democratic elections.
: Legislative Yuan (LY) unanimously adopts resolution calling on Hong Kong to stop violent crackdown.
: President Ma says Beijing’s handling of Hong Kong developments could harm cross-strait relations.
: President Ma says Taiwan does not accept “one country, two systems.”
: Taiwan High Court upholds district court ruling that Kuomintang (KMT) acted illegally in revoking Speaker Wang Jin-pyng’s membership.
: General Secretary Xi Jinping receives Yok Mu-ming’s unification delegation; reiterates “one country, two systems” policy.
: President Ma receives American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Raymund Burghardt in Taipei.
: New Party Chairman Yok Mu-ming leads unification delegation to Beijing.
: Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (ARATS) Deputy Zheng Lizhong begins week-long visit to Taiwan.
: Hong Kong students launch class boycott for democracy.
: Cross-Strait Merchandise Trade Agreement (MTA) talks conclude in Yilan.
: TAO Minister Zhang Zhijun addresses overseas Chinese in San Francisco.
: Finance officials discuss long-stalled tax agreement in Shanghai.
: Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Minister Zhang Zhijun visits Washington.
: President Ma expresses support for universal suffrage in Hong Kong.