The Chinese government is suspending a program that allowed individual tourists to visit Taiwan, restricting travel to the island to groups organized by travel agencies. The number of Chinese travelers to Taiwan peaked at 4.18 million in 2015, falling to 2.7 million last year. The volume had been only a few hundred thousand a year before 2008, when direct air links between China and Taiwan were opened. The process of liberalization eventually extended to allowing residents of 47 ...

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