Chinese top legislature said its decision on Hong Kong's electoral reforms last August will remain in force, despite the city lawmakers' veto.
Taiwan residents will need a travel pass for entering the mainland but do not have to apply for a visa-like entry permit for every visit.
The Chinese mainland will remove entry permit requirements for Taiwan residents from July 1, according to a revised regulation made public Thursday.
Hong Kong's Legislative Council moved closer on Wednesday to a vote on the city's electoral reform plan.
The Hong Kong legislature is set to debate the single largest democratic reform in the city's history on Wednesday as a handful of lawmakers hold in their hands the fate of more than three decades of political wrangling over the issue of giving residents the right to vote for their leader.
Hong Kong Legislative Council is debating and will vote on a motion to elect the SAR's next leader by public vote for the first time in 2017.
Five men and one woman were holding charged with "conspiracy to cause explosion" on Tuesday upon further investigations by the Hong Kong police.
The mainland-based Association of the Economy and Trade across the Taiwan Strait (AETATS) opened an office in Taipei on Tuesday.
Hong Kong authorities haven't ruled out further arrests after police said on Monday that they busted nine radical activists who were allegedly preparing to bomb sites around the city's center of government.
"It would be a great shame if the universal suffrage package failed to be passed at the Legislative Council (LegCo)," Nicholas Brooke, a former member of the Election Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region chief executive in 2012, said on Monday.
The Chinese mainland plans to remove the entry permit requirement for Taiwan residents, according to an announcement made on Sunday at the seventh Straits Forum in Xiamen, Fujian province.
Almost 90 percent of Taiwan people believe the crime of adultery should not be abolished, Southern Metropolis Daily reported on Monday.