BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Youth from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, as well as representatives of mainland enterprises, Monday attended a forum to discuss the new economy and opportunities for Taiwanese youth on the mainland.
The forum, aimed at helping young Taiwanese better understand the mainland's 31 preferential policies for Taiwan and other policies supporting their work and entrepreneurship on the mainland, was jointly sponsored by the All-China Federation of Taiwan Compatriots and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade.
About 200 people attended the event, which also allowed young Taiwan students to share their experiences of internship programs in the mainland's new economy sectors.
A new economy workshop for Taiwanese youth opened on July 10.
Some of the over 50 college and graduate students from Taiwan started internships in some of the mainland's media organizations and high-tech enterprises from July 16. The rest attended a training program for e-commerce operations.
At Monday's event, some of the Taiwanese students said they would like to seek job opportunities on the mainland after graduation.