China tries to charm tech-savvy Taiwanese youth as political ties fray

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By: Reuters | Shanghai/taipei |
Published: February 7, 2018 2:40 pm


More than 50 such bases have sprung up in the past three years across the country, attracting scores of Taiwanese start-ups and their young founders. (Source: Google Maps)

A start-up incubator on the outskirts of Shanghai is laying out sweeteners for budding entrepreneurs: Free office space, subsidised housing rent, tax breaks and in some cases, cash of up to 200,000 yuan ($31,211.47). The main condition? Be from Taiwan. The centre, formally called the Jinshan Cross Strait Youth Entrepreneurship Base, is part of the new face of China’s approach towards Taiwan, the self-ruled island Beijing considers a wayward province and over which it claims sovereignty.

More than 50 such bases have sprung up in the past three years across the country, attracting scores of Taiwanese start-ups and…

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