Academics see Beijing excursion shut down

Taipei Times
Date: May 07, 2015
By: Shih Hsiu-chuan  /  Staff reporter

Beijing yesterday told a group of academics scheduled to visit China at the end of this month that the trip was canceled, Cross-Strait Policy Association (CSPA) president Tung Chen-yuan (童振源) said.

The news was broken by the Hong Kong-based China Review news agency, which published an article by Zheng Yan (鄭炎) at midnight yesterday on “messages” sent by the meeting between Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平).

Zheng named Tung as being among academics in Taiwan who critics say are leading the public to misinterpret the messages of the Chu-Xi meeting by providing seemingly objective, but incorrect, analyses of the meeting to temper support for the KMT.     [FULL  STORY]

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