Taiwan reports the largest ever incursion into its air defence identification zone by People's Liberation Army Air Force warplanes. The fleet of Chinese aircraft, including Xian H-6 strategic bombers and Shenyang J-16 fighter jets, flew south of the island over the Bashi Channel, according to a statement from Taiwan's Defence Ministry.
The President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou visits Taiping Island, Taiwan's largest island in the South China Sea, despite the United States warning it could provoke diplomatic tensions with the People's Republic of China and other nations in the area.
China says Chinese passengers flying from the Chinese cities of Nanchang, Kunming, and Chongqing, will be allowed to stop at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport before flying to a third destination. Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou applauded this step toward normalizing relations between the two states. Taiwan's opposition party expressed concern that Beijing is trying to interfere with the country's January 16, 2016, presidential and legislative elections.
Mainland China's leader Xi Jinping and Taiwan's leader Ma Ying-jeou meet in Singapore, the first meeting between a Chinese and Taiwanese leader since the Chinese Communist Revolution. [http:--edition.cnn.com-2015-11-07-asia-china-taiwan-summit-index.html (CNN)]2015 Ma–Xi Meeting
A TransAsia Airways ATR 72 turboprop aircraft with 58 people on board en route from the Taiwanese capital Taipei to Kinmen, Taiwan crashes into the Keelung River near Taipei just after liftoff killing at least 31 people with several injures and missing.
The Special Investigation Division of Taiwan initiates a review stemming from allegations that President Ma Ying-jeou has received illegal political donations from Ting Hsin International Group, a disgraced conglomerate at the center of the recent food scandal.
President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou praises the flotilla of fishermen that sailed to waters around Senkaku Islands earlier in the week in order to assert Taiwan's territorial claim. [http:--www3.nhk.or.jp-daily-english-20120927_24.html (NHK World)]date=August 2019