Following countries, including Kazakhstan, that have given Taiwan visa-free or visa-on-arrival access starting in October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that five more countries have been added to Taiwan's list of visa-friendly countries.
Indonesian Tourism Minister Arief Yahya says that from the tourism point of view, Taiwan is one of Indonesia's potential targets in promoting international tourism. He hopes that the number of Taiwanese tourists visiting Indonesia can reach 200 thousand people this year.
The National Development Council thinks there are ways to strengthen exporting services. Tourism in Taiwan is a part of the service industry; therefore there is still room for improvement and will be the focus for the second half of the year.