ICRT reports ...
The Minister of Examinations has slammed plans by the government that would
allow Chinese nationals to obtain professional licenses in Taiwan.
Yang Zhao-xiang said Taiwan should not open its doors to Chinese nationals
seeking to obtain Taiwanese professional licenses due to the nation's
climbing unemployment rate.
Speaking in the Legislative Yuan ... Yang said in-depth discussions and
debates need to take place before Chinese nationals be allowed to sit
examinations and seek employment in Taiwan
The statement follows moves by the government to allow Chinese students to
study at local universities and colleges and recognize Chinese academic
The Ma Administration's move has sparked controversy .. with lawmakers from
the main opposition saying that local students will be compromised and jobs
harder to find if Chinese nationals are allowed in and Chinese academic