SELF-DEGRADING:One activist said the government filing an application to join the AIIB through the TAO was equivalent to admitting that Taiwan was a part of China
Date: Apr 02, 2015
By: Loa Iok-sin / Staff reporter
Following the government’s announcement that it had asked China’s Taiwan Affairs Office
(TAO) to forward its application to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Tuesday, hundreds of people rallied outside the Presidential Office Building late into the night and into the morning yesterday to protest the move.
Holding banners and shouting slogans accusing President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) of being a traitor, a crowd of more than 30 people — mobilized by several student activist groups, including the Black Island National Youth Front and Democracy Tautin — gathered in front of the Presidential Office Building without prior notice at about 9:30pm on Tuesday night [FULL STORY]