Taiwan's aging rate, or the ratio of people aged 65 and above to the entire population, stood at 14.05 percent as of March, with the highest rate of 18.61 percent recorded in Chiayi county.
In line with this, the government will establish effective long-term mechanisms that deliver steady progress and prevent people from relapsing into poverty and work with people and areas struggling with poverty to boost their capacity for self-sufficient development, the report said.
XI'AN - The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Wednesday called on both sides across the Taiwan Straits to work together for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations and peaceful reunification of the motherland.
Piriya Khempon, Thailand's ambassador to China, said his nation pays a lot of attention to China's institutional reforms because developments in the two countries can present opportunities to build new links.
"The Taiwan question concerns China's sovereignty, territorial integrity and the national feelings of the Chinese people," Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said at a news conference.
Xi calls on China, Turkey to closely communicate, coordinate over major issues within multilateral mechanisms.