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  1. Lifestyle - Travel - TAIWAN

    Medical cosmetic tourism in Taiwan lures high-end mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 09:05am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Medical tourism antidote to slump Winnie checked into a cosy Taipei clinic one recent afternoon for a full facial rejuvenation – a few ... tourism industry – the number of mainland group visitors has slumped since the regulation came into force on October 1. Soon after Taiwan began to allow mainland tourists to visit the island ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands of pro-government supporters rally in Taipei to counter protests

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... cannon to dislodge the demonstrators. President Ma Ying-jeou has overseen a marked thaw in relations with Beijing since he came to power in 2008 pledging to strengthen trade and tourism links. He ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Advert by ‘Hundreds of Hongkongers’ warns Taiwan against trade ‘Sinolisation’

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 02:01pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung in Taipei

    ... threats to the freedom of the press in Hong Kong due to a pulling of advertisements by mainland-funded companies and overcrowding of its streets since the opening up of tourism to mainland ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan protest over trade pact won’t deter any Ma-Xi meeting

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 08:06pm by Reuters in Taipei

    ... province. Ma told a media conference at his official residence the current pace of Taiwan’s economic progress with the mainland was appropriate. He added that he saw no impact on tourism to Taiwan ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan lawmakers brawl over China trade agreement

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 07:25pm by AFP

    ... in 2008 pledging to strengthen trade and tourism links with the world's second-largest economy. The mainland has emerged as the island's leading trading partner. Dozens of agreements ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's rivalry with South Korea reveals anxiety

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 03:01pm by Bryan Harris

    ... particularly among the island’s younger generation. Tourism is another area where the two are keen to develop ties. Taiwan is South Korea’s fourth biggest travel destination and figures show an increasing trend. Following a celebrity-led tourism campaign, the number of South Korean visitors to Taiwan in the first half of this year jumped 13 per cent to 169,000. The growth in visits outpaced ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Flexibility helped Taipei's bike-share scheme pedal past 10m rental mark

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:24am by Lawrence Chung

    ... paths the city is building as part of the programme. Tourism authorities have included the service in their promotional campaigns, listing routes and marking the locations of kiosks. ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan restaurant serves leftovers to mainland tour groups

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 02:49pm by Ernest Kao

    ... and caters to more than 10,000 tourists a month, Shanghai Daily said. Kaohsiung Tourism Association president Huang Chin-hsiang admitted the incident would impact the reputation of Taiwan’s tourism ... for Tourism Exchange Across the Taiwan Straits. Half of those mainland visitors were in tourist groups.   ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Thousands rally for Taiwan leader’s resignation

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 07:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... in the afternoon. Ma swept to victory in presidential polls in 2008 on a platform of beefing up trade and tourism links with former rival China. He was re-elected for a second and final four-year term ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou says time not ripe for Beijing political talks

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 06:41pm by AFP

    ... Tensions across the Taiwan Strait have eased markedly since 2008 after Ma came to power on a platform of beefing up trade and tourism links. ...




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