Taiwan is considering imposing controls on people who hold residence permits for the Chinese mainland, a government spokeswoman said on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

Taiwanese with mainland China residence permits could face restrictions at home, Taipei warns

Government will consider ‘serious issue’ before deciding on best course of action, cabinet spokeswoman says

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Taiwan is considering imposing controls on people who hold residence permits for the Chinese mainland, a government spokeswoman said on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
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Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung covers major news in Taiwan, ranging from presidential and parliament elections to killer earthquakes and typhoons. Most of his reports focus on Taiwan’s relations with China, specifically on the impact and possible developments of cross-strait relations under the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and mainland-friendly Kuomintang governments. Before starting work at the South China Morning Post in 2006, he wrote for Reuters and AFP for more than 12 years.