Reunification Is What All Chinese People Want, People's Daily, 27 December 2000 -- Reunification, instead of "Taiwan independence," is what all Chinese people want, according to a signed article released Tuesday, December 26.
Report says arms sales to Taiwan serve U.S. interests, By Sandra Jontz, Stars and Stripes, 21 December 2000 -- For the first time, White House and Pentagon policymakers have stated that arms sales to Taiwan serve U.S. national interests, a stance that might make an already thorny relationship with mainland China even more contentious.
Yearender-China-Taiwan, Voice of America, 20 December 2000 -- In January, Taiwan plans to open its first direct links to mainland China as part of a test to see if even more direct contact is feasible.
Yearender: U-S / China Military, Voice of America, 19 December 2000 -- The United States and China this year restored some normalcy to their military relationship, which had been abruptly and violently interrupted last year when the United States accidentally bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade.
China/Missile Defense L-O, Voice of America, 19 December 2000 -- China is warning the new U-S administration that it strongly opposes U-S plans to pursue national missile defense.
Cross-Straits Stalemate Dangerous: Article, People's Daily, 12 December 2000 -- Taiwan has been plagued by one chaos after another since the leader of the Taiwan authorities came to power half a year ago, and the people have been worried about cross-Straits relations in the fear of the pro-independence motives of the leadership, said a signed article released by Xinhua on Monday, December 11.