Sat, Nov 03, 2012 - Page 4 News List

US cities welcome visa-free travelers

WARM RELATIONS:Taiwanese visitors to Los Angeles were given a red-carpet welcome, while officials in San Francisco said more tourists would boost the economy

Staff writer, with CNA, Los Angeles and New York

Bruce Fuh (傅正綱), director-general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco, said that US-Taiwan relations are now at their best and Taiwan’s visa-free status is expected to help strengthen bilateral exchanges and economic and trade relations.

Two large depictions of the “Techno Prince,” a Taoist religious icon that dances to modern electronic music, were also at the welcome party to greet the Taiwanese travelers.

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