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Turning point for Taiwan's relations with China

Expect Taiwan to forge closer ties with China now that Ma Ying-jeou is president û and that should lead to an economic boom.
Many Taiwanese have long felt they have missed out on the benefits of ChinaÆs economic boom even though the mainland is TaiwanÆs biggest trading partner. But now that Ma Ying-jeou has been elected president there is considerable optimism that a turning point has been reached, since he favours easing tensions with China. If all goes well, that should spur a recovery for TaiwanÆs lagging economy.

ôItÆs great news for us and will lead to a change in cross-strait relations,ö says Susie Chiang chairman of the CS Culture Foundation, a private sector think-tank based in Hong Kong. ôMa is promoting a more open-door policy towards China, which will lead to better business relations. This is why...
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