Date: Nov 24, 2020
By: Cheng Ming-hsiang and William Hetherington / Staff reporter, with staff writer
The publisher, Changjiang Children’s Publishing Group, is a partner of the Chinese Communist Party’s Publicity Department — commonly known as the Chinese Propaganda Department, Chen said, adding that she would ask the library to remove the book from its catalogue.
Taipei Public Library Deputy Director Wang Shu-man (王淑滿) said that an order for nine copies had been placed, but they had not yet arrived, so she would temporarily cancel the order, and have a digital version of the book removed from the library’s online system.
Wang said she would call a meeting of the library’s collections committee to inspect the book before deciding whether it should be added to the library’s collection. [FULL STORY]