Thu, August 19, 2010

Chen Yunlin visits Taiwan

Survey: More than 70% Taiwan people satisfied with cross-Strait agreements

A poll reveals high approval ratings from the Taiwan public over recently signed cross-Strait agreements. Full story

BACKGROUND

ARATS chief Chen Yunlin

Born in 1941, Chen Yunlin has worked in the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office for 14 years before he was elected ARATS chief in June.

POLL

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