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  1. In brief

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma Taichung Mayor upbeat on lifting of tourist curbs Taichung Mayor Jason Hu Chih-chiang said he is optimistic that mainland tourists will be allowed to visit Taiwan later ... with mainland leaders. Mr Hu, a member of the opposition Kuomintang, declined to say whether he would support Ma Ying-jeou or Wang Jin-pyng for the post of KMT chairman. ...

  2. Mainlanders who break law face ban

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Three-year visa prohibition aims to limit the damage caused by illegal workers Mainland tourists caught working illegally or engaging in prostitution in Hong Kong would lose their right ... Yok-sing said the three-year entry ban would be imposed on mainland tourists with criminal records in Hong Kong. DAB security affairs spokesman Lau Kong-wah said the delegation had voiced concerns ...

  3. Security official vows tight watch on tourism

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Josephine Ma

    ... at a press briefing in Beijing yesterday, Mr Bai said he was concerned that Hong Kong's crime rate could rise as more mainland tourists were allowed to enter on individual permits. 'Of ... One of the nation's top security officials pledged yesterday to step up co-operation with Hong Kong law enforcement agencies in preparation for the expected surge in mainland visitors ...

  4. KMT visit paves way for greater exchanges

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Josephine Ma

    ... two people who tried to talk to him. Some mainland tourists applauded after realising the KMT official's identity. Posing for a camera crew from CCTV, an elderly man said: 'We must ... delegation's historic visit to the mainland, Mr Chiang and his KMT colleagues attended a dinner hosted by Chen Yunlin, director of the Communist Party's Central Office for Taiwan Affairs. Mr Chen ...

  5. Security officials at parks' 'protest zones' in the dark

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... most of them mainland tourists. At Purple Bamboo park, there was no evidence of preparations for protests, although surveillance cameras were installed in many areas. But an official from ... and protest.' Under mainland law, protest organisers must apply to the Public Security Bureau in advance and follow police arrangements. A deputy marketing manager at Beijing World, Liu Huiming, said he ...

  6. Road map to better ties agreed amid KMT visit

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Josephine Ma

    ... of Taiwanese investments, co-operation in fisheries projects, relaxation of restrictions on mainland tourists visiting Taiwan and media co-operation. KMT spokesman Chang Yung-kung said no timetable had ... and Taiwan's opposition Kuomintang agreed in Beijing yesterday on a 10-point agenda to promote cross-straits exchanges. A senior Beijing official hailed the historic visit to the mainland by KMT ...

  7. I'll be back soon, visitor vows in native province

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... with his relatives and visit tourist attractions on his next visit. Thousands of students waited outside Yuelu Academy, a 1,000-year-old school inside Hunan University, with banners and slogans ... with mainland leaders, including a date for direct air and sea links across the Taiwan Strait, and more concessions for Taiwanese businesses. ...

  8. A year of triumphs and disasters

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... headquarters on the mainland; a leadership not afraid to throw its weight around when national interests were at stake. But the past 12 months instead presented Beijing with a number of severe tests, ... toward better governance, problems will continue.' The year had a foreboding start. In January, the mainland was hit by the worst snowstorms in half a century. Power grids toppled, throwing ...



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