Friday, March 28, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) said yesterday that according to information gathered by his council, mainland China has not conveyed the possibility of a renegotiation of the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement.
The Tourism Bureau yesterday said that the number of tourists from mainland China allowed to enter Taiwan daily is scheduled to be increased by 1,000 on May 1.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
National Immigration Agency Director-General Hsieh Li-kung (謝立功) yesterday denied the rumor that the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement will allow people from mainland China to immigrate to Taiwan after making a NT$6 million investment.
Cross-strait economic cooperation should not be disturbed by disputes about a service trade pact, which the mainland considers “mutually beneficial.”
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The Ministry of Economic Affairs is open to the idea of a debate on the controversial trade-in-services agreement between Taiwan and China, Deputy Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun said Monday.
Monday, March 24, 2014
A service trade agreement with China is important to Taiwan, as economic integration through bilateral and regional accords has become a growing trend in the world, according to foreign academics.6 Comments
There are already rules in place to empower the legislature to supervise Taiwan's pacts with China, according to the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC).1 Comment
The head of the General Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan said yesterday it will host a series of hearings this week for businesses in the local service sector to give their views on the benefits and disadvantages of a controversial trade pact with China.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
The government needs to ease people's fear of China, because it is the government's lack of transparency that is largely responsible for the prolonged dispute over the cross-Taiwan Strait trade-in-services agreement, a former national security adviser to President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday.1 Comment
Friday, March 21, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday during the Cabinet's weekly meeting stressed that the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement is not a backroom deal and will bring positive effects to Taiwan.