Date: Dec 08, 2017
By: Jake Chung / Staff writer, with CNA
Multiple denials of entry into China or Hong Kong over the past three years, including
that of General Association of Chinese Culture deputy secretary-general Chang Tieh-chih (張鐵志) on Wednesday, indicate that China is reluctant to encourage Taiwanese hopes that unofficial channels are still “going strong,” academics said at a seminar at National Chengchi University (NCCU) yesterday.
Chang, who was on his way to attend the annual Four Cities Forum in Hong Kong, was denied entry to the territory after being told that his Hong Kong identity card had expired.
Chang obtained the card in 2013 when serving as editor-in-chief for City Magazine, a Hong Kong publication. [FULL STORY]