Taiwanese tourists will need to provide proof of funds if they are to visit Thai attractions such as Bangkok’s Wat Saket temple, also known as Golden Mount. Photo: AFP

Taiwanese travel agents take aim at Thailand’s ‘humiliating’ new visa requirements

  • They argue the island should negotiate less-demanding terms with Thailand, whose citizens are allowed visa-free entry to Taiwan
  • Taipei government has tried to attract visitors from Southeast Asia amid drop in number of mainland Chinese tourists
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Taiwanese tourists will need to provide proof of funds if they are to visit Thai attractions such as Bangkok’s Wat Saket temple, also known as Golden Mount. Photo: AFP
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Taipei’s elections in January could influence the tone of cross-strait relations. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing extends sweeteners for Taiwanese weeks before Taipei election

  • Latest measures grant island’s people and enterprises more equal treatment with their mainland counterparts
  • Package in March last year was dismissed by Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council as an attempt to buy political support
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Taipei’s elections in January could influence the tone of cross-strait relations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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