By: Hsieh Chia-chen and Lilian Wu
Taipei, Oct. 25 (CNA) There will be seven people on each side at a high-profile
meeting between opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) and Xi Jinping (習近平), China’s president and general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), next month.
The meeting will be held at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People Nov. 1, one day before the opening of the Nov. 2-3 Cross-Strait Peace Development Forum, formerly the “Cross-Strait Trade, Economy and Culture Forum.”
The forum, also known as the KMT-CPC Forum, has been held 10 times since 2006 and has become an important platform for interaction and dialogue between the two parties. [FULL STORY]