Taiwan's president offered on Sunday to help China transition to democracy, on the anniversary of China's bloody crackdown on student-led pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
South Korea has seen a sharp gain this year in the student inflow from Taiwan and Hong Kong who came on a school trip, amid a faltering tourism stemming from a steep decline in Chinese visitors, government data showed on Friday.
Taiwan's house price to income ratio for the third quarter of 2016 hit a record high of 9.35, according to the housing affordability data released by Taiwan's construction and planning authority Monday.
The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing's relations with the incoming government.
China's only aircraft carrier entered the Taiwan Strait in a highly symbolic show of strength, but Taiwan insisted Wednesday there was no need for panic even as tensions boil over the island's diplomatic status.
Taiwan says it scrambled warplanes and navy ships as China deployed its sole aircraft career, accompanied by a group of warships, through the Taiwan Strait on their way back from a South China Sea exercise.