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  1. Taipei plays tour card in cross-strait negotiations

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taiwan has designated a civilian agency to talk with Beijing on sightseeing visits by mainland tourists, a day after Beijing declared 15 kinds of fruits from Taiwan exempt from tariffs. 'We have already designated the National Union of the Travel Agency Association of the Republic of China to talk with China on the mainland tourists' visiting ...

  2. Tourism officials keen to start talks on island visits

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu, Shi Jiangtao

    ... identity checks and clearances, all of which required government involvement. Mr Zhang blamed Taiwanese authorities for having blocked mainlanders from going to the islands as tourists over ... Chan, during his mainland trip earlier this month. Mr Zhang said talks on allowing mainland citizens to visit Taiwan as tourists were 'a matter between the Chinese people on both sides ...

  3. Taipei okays currency exchanges on islands

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... [Quemoy] and Matsu, mainland-based Taiwanese businessmen and... mainland tourists are to be allowed to exchange the new Taiwan dollar and the yuan on the two islets,' Mr Hsieh said during ... the two islands to exceed 500,000 this year. In addition, about 2,000 mainland visitors from Fujian province, including tourists and businessmen, travel to the two islands each month. ...

  4. Start urged on talks for tourist trips to Taiwan

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei and Vivian Wu Beijing wants to iron out details for mainland residents visiting the island Beijing is awaiting Taiwan's nod for non-governmental talks that would make the island a destination for mainland tourists, a top mainland tourism official said yesterday. Speaking in Beijing, National Tourism Administration vice-chairman Zhang Xiqin said ...

  5. Beijing's charm offensive hard to resist: analysts

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... that the government had authorised civilian groups to talk with the mainland on cargo and passenger charter flights, allowing mainland tourists to visit Taiwan and farm exports to the mainland. Political ... Democratic Progressive Party government can do little to counter it, analysts say. As part of its efforts to win the hearts of Taiwanese, the mainland has decided to provide 30 billion yuan's ...

  6. KMT leader plays down calls for him to run again

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... tourists to visit Taiwan. The mainland also expressed its willingness to send a pair of pandas to Taiwan. Chang Ling-cheng, a professor of political science at National Taiwan University, said Mr ... Television Company. Mr Lien was making his first comments on the controversial re-election issue since his triumphant return from a historic visit to the mainland, where he held talks with Communist ...

  7. Sincerity urged on both sides of strait

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... to the mainland's offers regarding holiday charter flights, the import of Taiwanese farm products, including a zero-tariff regime for 15 types of fruit, and permission for mainland tourists to visit ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Mainland official hopeful over flights, trade and tourism talks A senior mainland official yesterday called for sincerity from both sides of the Taiwan Strait to move ...

  8. Beijing opens door to hiring Taiwanese

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu, Nailene Chou

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei and Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing But Taipei tells mainland it would rather talk about cargo charters, farm trade and holiday visits by tourists The mainland yesterday said it would open its job market to new graduates from Taiwan, but Taipei skirted the offer- saying it would rather focus on cargo charters, farm trade and holiday visits by mainlanders ...



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