‘Anti-united front’ bill being drafted

NEW TACTICS: The bill would focus on methods that utilize media and commerce, and would create a task force for enforcement, DPP Legislator Lee Chun-yi said

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 07, 2019
By: Huang Hsin-po and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lee Chun-yi (李俊俋) yesterday pledged

A Web site aimed at attracting students from Taiwan to China with the phrase “Motherland Mainland” occurring twice is pictured in a screen grab from Feb. 23.Screen grab from the Internet

to propose an “anti-united front act” based on US legislation to counteract “severe undermining of Taiwanese democratic values” by Chinese “united front” tactics.

Beijing’s tactics include actions such as purchasing Taiwanese produce, promoting travel to counties and cities governed by the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and hosting Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) visit to China last month, Lee said.

The world has recognized the threat of Chinese infiltration, he said, calling on the nation to face the issue.

Other nations have enacted legislation to prevent infiltration via finance and media, Lee said.    [FULL  STORY]

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