TAIPEI, March 30 (Reuters) - Taiwan newspapers carried the following stories on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
— Thirty percent of Taiwan firms that have returned from China to list in Taiwan are satisfied with related government measures, an island-wide federation of industries survey showed.
— A third round of formal negotiations between Taiwan and China will take place in the first half of May, government officials said.
— Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission plans to offer “micro insurance,” charging a fifth of normal premiums for healthcare, helping about 2.5 million borderline poor people.
— Military officials from China and Taiwan are expected to meet for the first time in 60 years at a conference in Hawaii.
— Taiwan’s main opposition Democratic Progressive Party will hold a demonstration on May 17, to protest the island’s rising unemployment, days ahead of President Ma Ying-jeou’s inauguration anniversary.
— Taiwan’s GDP could grow by an additional 1.374 percentage points if an economic agreement is signed with China, the newspaper cited Economics Minister Yiin Chii-ming as saying.
— China food and beverage company Wahaha Group is in talks to buy a stake in Taiwan’s A.G.V. Products (1217.TW), and hopes to tap on the Taiwanese company’s R&D capabilities, the newspaper cited unnamed sources.