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
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
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]