By: Tang Pei-chun and Lee Hsin-Yin
Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Republic of China (Taiwan) passport holders are enjoying easy access to 98 percent of their travel destinations, the Foreign Ministry said Saturday after the country was ranked 28th in the Passport Index created by financial advisory firm Arton Capital.
Ministry spokesperson Anna Kao (高安) said Taiwanese can now visit 140 countries and areas without a visa or by simply obtaining an electronic visa or a visa on arrival.
It suggested that the Republic of China is recognized as having a well-established democracy and economy, with its people considered responsible citizens, Kao said. [FULL STORY]