The forum on the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations is held in Beijing on November 2 to 3. It is jointly hosted by non-governmental organizations from the mainland and Taiwan, with support from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) Party. During the forum, a meeting between the leaders of the Communist Party of China and Kuomintang (KMT) Party is significant for safeguarding the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations.

KMT leader Hung wraps up visit

The leader of Taiwan's Kuomintang Party, Hung Hsiu-chu has wrapped up her visit to the Chinese Mainland. She boarded a plane this afternoon for Taipei. Hung says the visit was a success, and one which will be beneficial for future cross-Strait relations.

Cafe serves up warmer ties between Taiwan, mainland

Despite the currently slowed progress in cross-strait political relations, cultural ties between the two sides have never really stopped. A café in downtown Beijing serves as a platform where cross-strait cultural events are held, and people from the two sides are encouraged to freely express themselves.

Visiting KMT leader Hung to wrap up mainland visit

The two-day Cross-Strait Peaceful Development Forum has concluded this morning, and the visiting leader of Taiwan's Kuomintang Party, Hung Hsiu-chu was there. She will wrap up her 5-day visit to the Chinese Mainland today.

Eat, Pray & Love in 'Little Taipei' on the mainland

East China's Kunshan city in Jiangsu province has been dubbed as the 'Little Taipei' and that's for good reason. The city has over 4,000 Taiwan-invested companies registered, and over 100,000 Taiwan residents living in the area.

Beijing forum covers politics for first time

Political issues are on the agenda for the first time at the two-day Cross-Strait Peace Forum, which has begun in Beijing. The forum also covers culture, society, and the youth to promote cross-Strait ties.

Representatives exchange views at event

The forum serves as a significant platform for cross-Strait, non-governmental dialogue. And representatives from various sectors are participating. CCTV correspondent Wang Hui has the latest on cross-Strait relations and the ongoing forum.

Former Taiwan legislator on Hung's mainland visit

Visiting KMT leader Hung Hsiu-chu also will attend the forum and is expected to join in group discussions this afternoon. Earlier, our studio guest Joanna Lei spoke with us about Hung's visit.

KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu visits Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum

On the rainy morning of Monday, Hung Hsiu-chu, the chairwoman of KMT, and the KMT delegation arrived at Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province and paid tribute to Dr. Sun Yat-sen.

Cross-Strait Peaceful Development Forum, CCTV.com English, Special Report