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.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Taiwan's goal and strategy in its economic relations with China will remain the same, newly appointed Minister of Economic Affairs Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍) said Monday, a day after being named as the outgoing minister's successor.
Monday, August 11, 2014
A total of 14 swimmers from Taiwan and China will join together for a cross-strait swimming relay next month, organizers announced recently.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Vice Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said yesterday that representatives from both sides of the strait have decided to begin negotiations over the cross-strait trade in goods pact by the end of August.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Representatives of the local tourism sector on Thursday agreed to further reduce shopping itineraries offered to Chinese tour groups in a bid to increase the quality of travel in Taiwan.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Trade between Taiwan and China hit US$92.82 billion in the first six months of this year, down 8.2 percent from the same period in 2013, China's Ministry of Commerce (商務部) said on Wednesday.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Taiwan has strongly condemned Chinese obstruction at an academic conference in Portugal and said it has hurt cross-Taiwan Strait relations.
National Development Council (NDC) Minister Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) yesterday said as the Taiwanese grow concerned over cross-strait trade progress, the NDC will strengthen national security risk management, publish a “cross-strait risk red book” annually and establish an evaluation system of China's influence on Taiwan's politics and economics.