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    Taiwanese fishing vessels enter disputed waters near Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Taiwanese fishing boats enter the fray Dozens of Taiwanese fishing boats entered waters near the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea yesterday before leaving at about noon after Taiwanese coastguard vessels exchanged water cannon blasts with the Japanese coastguard. "We have made contact with the Taiwanese authorities, and told them ...

  2. Taiwanese share concerns

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a higher standard of living are other factors keeping young Taiwanese couples from having children. Results of the survey, done by a job search website in Taiwan, are similar to a poll in Hong Kong ...

  3. Free online HK visas for Taiwanese travellers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Taiwanese travellers- something that Taipei has extended to Hong Kong since September 2010. 'Our immigration department is testing the computer and data systems and hopefully we should be able to consolidate the [online visa] issuance process soon,' Tam said. Asked when Hong Kong would grant Taiwanese visa-free status, Tam said that would be another issue to be discussed after ...

  4. Taiwanese firms eye HK gateway to mainland

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Most Taiwanese firms plan to expand into the mainland in the near future, and would use Hong Kong as a support base, a survey has found. Despite looming ... and Electronic Manufacturers' Association. They surveyed more than 780 Taiwanese companies in August and September on their attitude to expanding their businesses to the mainland, and what role Hong ...

  5. Taiwanese military tells ex-generals to watch out

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com The Taiwanese military are getting the jitters over the potential security threat posed by a reported invitation to 100 retired generals to attend a series of activities in the central mainland city of Wuhan to mark the centenary of the 1911 Revolution. A report in the United Daily News said the military would 'lobby ...

  6. Beijing opens universities to Taiwanese students

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese high school students will be able to choose to study in mainland universities this autumn under the latest measure announced by Beijing to promote cross-strait exchanges. The island's pro-independence camp, which sees the move as a united-front ploy aimed at wooing the Taiwanese people, has expressed its concern. Fan Liqing, a spokeswoman ...

  7. Taiwanese bulbs light up Beijing

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... footprint will be kept to a minimum after authorities chose ultra-efficient, Taiwanese-designed bulbs. Compared with most major world cities- chief among them Hong Kong- Beijing is rather dark ... locations around the capital. Taiwanese newspaper the China Times said most of the lights had been provided by a mainland factory owned by Taiwan's Rise Lighting Company. Liu Jiaren, ...

  8. Warm welcome for Taiwanese delegation

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... last night over the dispute. Young Games volunteers screamed as the Taiwanese athletes marched into the ceremony's site. Village mayor Chen Zhili , a former Politburo member and now a deputy chairman of the top legislature, even greeted the guests in the Minnan dialect, a goodwill gesture that was met with huge applause from the 42 Taiwanese coaches, athletes and officials. ...

  9. Beijing seeks Taiwanese secret agent over hacking

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Warrant issued for alleged mastermind of online attacks In what appears to be an unprecedented move, the mainland has issued an arrest warrant for a Taiwanese ... horse programmes, with 42 per cent of attacks coming from Taiwan and 25 per cent from the US. Taiwanese media identified Mr Lee as a spy formerly stationed in Moscow for Taiwan's Military ...

  10. Taiwanese medical visas for mainland patients

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan is to allow mainlanders to apply for medical visas for treatment on the island beginning tomorrow as part of the government's efforts to increase medical revenue. According to the Mainland Affairs Council, mainland patients should contact qualified Taiwanese hospitals, which will help them apply for permits to stay for up to three months ...




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