Taiwan gets tough on mail order brides. Beginning with 1, 2009, there is a ban on companies that arrange international marriages august. Taiwan’s Immigration Agency claims it desires to stamp out of the practice of Taiwanese males selecting Chinese or South-East Asian brides online. Organizations can not just take men that are taiwanese blind-date trips of parts of asia to pick a bride. All Taiwanese guys looking to marry a international girl must now connect with an approved government agency. A matchmaking cannot be charged by these organizations cost. The only cash that is now able to alter arms is for airfares and resort hotels for international visits. Businesses that try to charge for organizing marriages is going to be fined as much as $US 30,000.