Monday 23 Jul 2018 | 14:18 | SYDNEY
Monday 23 Jul 2018 | 14:18 | SYDNEY

China and Taiwan: The devil is in the detail


Malcolm Cook

19 January 2009 11:39

Since the convincing election of the Ma Ying-jeou as President of Taiwan, I have commented frequently on the rapid thawing of cross-strait relations based on the liberal principle that opening markets will benefit both sides and moderate their political differences. The most feted example of this was the opening of year-round direct charter flights. However, according to this Reuters article not all is going to plan.