China to halt individual Taiwan tourism permits for 47 mainland cities

People from the mainland need permission to travel to the self-ruled island that Beijing regards as a renegade province. (File photo: Reuters)

China’s culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday it will stop issuing individual permits for travel to Taiwan for people in 47 mainland cities from August 1 due to the state of relations with the island.

The ministry did not elaborate.

People from the mainland need permission to travel to the self-ruled island that Beijing regards as a renegade province.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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