Friday, August 29, 2014
A woodpecker going after a worm was the analogy President Ma Ying-jeou used Thursday in his first direct comment to the press on the removal of Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀), who was forced to resign mid-month on allegations that he leaked secrets.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Tourism Bureau yesterday said Beijing and Taipei have reached a consensus on requesting designated Chinese travel agencies to pay Taiwanese travel agencies the full portion of fees before allowing visitors to enter Taiwan.
Taiwan's main trade promotion body opened an office in Chengdu City — its fifth in China — to expand its service network and help more Taiwanese companies seek business opportunities in western China.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) stated yesterday that it plans to increase the stay of mainland China's individual visitors from 15 to 30 days if they come to travel in Taiwan for a second time. However, further deliberation of the plan is necessary as there are still some concerns.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
A delegation from the Legislative Yuan will visit the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone in September to gain a better understanding of the operations of the special trade area in China, lawmakers said Saturday.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Action movie star Jackie Chan's (成龍)only son, Jaycee Chan (房祖名), did not and would not sell out his friends, even after being detained in China for using marijuana, his agent said Friday.2 Comments
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Taiwan's negotiations with China on a merchandise trade agreement, originally set to resume in late August, may be postponed to early September, Vice Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said Wednesday.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Taiwan opened its doors yesterday to independent travelers from 10 more Chinese cities, bringing the total number of cities in the Free Independent Traveler program to 36, Chinese and Taiwanese tourism officials announced.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Taiwan will soon implement new criteria for “high quality” tour packages for Chinese tourists that will restrict the number of shopping stops the tours are allowed to make and govern their transport, the Tourism Bureau said.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Chinese cyber-attacks on Taiwan persist even as ties across the Taiwan Strait have improved, the head of Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology said Wednesday.