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Solo tourists from Chinese mainland explore Taiwan

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Thanks to China's rise in economic power and improving ties between China and Taiwan, increasing numbers of tourists from the mainland are making their way to select Taiwan destinations.

Taiwan's government estimates that visitors from mainland China will be bringing in around $330m (£211m) a year by 2013 - but the sheer number of Chinese visitors, over 1.6m last year, is causing some people concern.

Fiona Foster reports from Taipei.

In depth: Taiwan Direct

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