The longtime rivals signed deals Sunday on boosting cross-strait flights, joint-crime fighting, and financial cooperation, but steered clear of politics.
The outbreak is small so far. As a result, the administration is not yet taking any drastic measures.
Like a business rediscovering its core competency, the city of light has seen the opening of no fewer than 12 major exhibitions in recent weeks.
Readers write about the US ban on assault weapons, carbon taxes, the "tea party" protests, and why the US should maintain its current policy toward Taiwan.
Readers write about torture and North Korea.
Taiwan watches as Asian neighbors ink trade deals, lower tarrifs, and get access to Chinese loans for growth.
Military options could only make things worse, some analysts say, if they did not go hand in hand with political solutions.