Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations in an Era of Technological by Paul Irwin Crookes, J. Knoerich

By Paul Irwin Crookes, J. Knoerich

This booklet explores how technological swap is influencing the dynamics of kinfolk among mainland China and Taiwan. utilizing the newest examine, it examines the acceleration of technology-led and the way it shapes 3 key dimensions of the cross-Strait dating: the overarching protection context; the commercial context; and the cultural context.

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However, this has not been the case on the other side of the Strait, where the political constraints on Taiwan’s mainland policy required some adjustments in perceptions and expectations regarding crossStrait relations. The road ahead: The post-election perspective in Beijing As noted earlier, there was never any real question as to which side Beijing favoured in the presidential contest. Although their statements lacked the harshness of the Premier Zhu Rongji’s threat to Taiwan voters before the 2000 election, the preference of mainland China’s leaders was clear.

In a series of commentaries and editorials, a Hong Kong magazine that generally reflects mainland sentiments sharply criticized Taipei’s actions in the case of the investment protection agreement, charging that the Ma administration was responding to mainland concessions with a ‘selfish mindset’ that had moved the negotiations into ‘deep water’. 40 By the summer, it was clear that the Ma administration was in no political position to move beyond the current agenda. Still, despite occasional grumbling from Beijing and reminders that more difficult issues could not be avoided indefinitely, the mainland accepted the reality of a politically constrained Ma.

See ‘Wu Zhaoxie: rang liang’an guanxi jixu wang qian zou, wang shang die’ [‘Wu Chaohsieh: let cross-Strait relations continue to advance and intensify’], Zhongguo pinglun xinwen wang [China Review News], (published online 12 Dec. coluid=7&kindid=0&docid=102340743&mdate=1212 003050> accessed 12 Feb. 2012. 25 ‘Zhongtaiban, Guotaiban zhuren Wang Yi fabiao heci xiang Taiwan tongbao bainian’ [‘Wang Yi, the Director of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council of the PRC, expresses congratulations and wishes the compatriots on Taiwan a happy New Year’], Guowuyuan Taiwan shiwu gangong shi [Taiwan Affairs Offices of the State Council PRC], Zhengwu xinwen [News on government affairs] page (published online 20 Jan.

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