PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 13 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 13 July, 2005, 12:00am

The New Party suggests that taekwondo events for the 2008 Olympic Games be held in Taiwan

It will set up a service centre for Taiwanese businessmen that will stay in frequent contact with a similar body to be established by the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO)

It will gather and share information on East China Sea sovereignty issues with the TAO

Taiwanese fruit exports to the mainland should be promoted by expanding the number of varieties that qualify for a zero-tariff regime, and urges the mainland to further simplify customs and quarantine procedures

The mainland should open more agricultural experimental zones to Taiwanese farmers

In order to facilitate exchanges on science and technology, both sides should work together to agree on common terminology and standards

The mainland should increase the number of universities able to offer courses to Taiwanese students

The mainland should recognise Taiwanese students' qualifications

Both sides should look at ways to improve regular ferry services between Quemoy and Matsu on the Taiwanese side, and Xiamen and Mawei on the mainland side

The mainland side agrees to simplify entry and exit control measures for Taiwanese