Thursday, September 19, 2013
A delay of cross-strait service trade agreement deliberation in the Legislature not only may affect Taiwan's trade relations with China, but also Taiwan's chances of setting up trade agreements with other countries, Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) said yesterday.
Authorities on both sides of the Taiwan Strait cooperated on Tuesday in a large-scale crackdown on a cross-strait fraud ring in which 96 suspects were nabbed in China and Taiwan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the time is gradually getting ripe for the administration to set up cross-strait representative offices.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
A debate on a service trade pact with China between President Ma Ying-jeou and opposition Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang may not take place as scheduled because of the fallout from a controversial influence peddling case.
Friday, September 6, 2013
The number of tourists visiting Taiwan from the mainland is expected to record a drop of 40 percent after a new Chinese tourism law takes effect from Oct. 1 and causes previously below market price package rates to surge overnight.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Taiwan's main trade promotion body held an opening party Wednesday for its upgraded office in the city of Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province to help Taiwanese businessmen capitalize on the mainland's huge potential market.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
The head of the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) again talked up a controversial cross-Taiwan Strait service trade pact on Tuesday, saying that it would open up big opportunities for Taiwan's service sector in China.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Residents from an additional seven cities in China are now allowed to make independent trips Taiwan, bringing the total number of cities to 26, the state-owned China News Service reported yesterday.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
A cross-strait joint sting operation has cracked down a fraud ring, arresting 89 suspects allegedly running a Ponzi scheme which has lured almost 1,000 people into investing in a bogus project in China, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) in Taiwan said yesterday.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Mainland Chinese people are not eligible to enroll in the immigration investor program or apply for permanent residency, but may obtain a permit to enter and exit Taiwan multiple times within a year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA) Investment Commission said yesterday.