Date: Jun 11, 2017
By: Staff writer, with CNA
High-level cross-Taiwan Strait official police exchanges have stopped in the wake of increased tension between the two sides, National Police Agency Director-General Chen Kuo-en (陳國恩) said.
High-level exchanges between the two sides have stopped, Chen said, although information exchanges and the mutual notification system remain in place.
Cross-strait relations became more tense since China blocked Taiwan’s participation in the annual World Health Assembly last month and since the detention of Taiwanese human rights advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲) in March.
According to agency statistics, the two sides of the strait have continued to cooperate on criminal investigations, but such cooperation has slowed, Chen said [FULL STORY]