Demands to ban anti-communist films on Chinese tour buses rejected

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/14
By Wang Shu-fen and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau turned down a demand Monday from a

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

Chinese travel agency to ban videos with anti-communist content on tour buses transporting Chinese tourists visiting the island.

Any videos can be shown on tour buses as long as they have legal copyright and their content does not violate “good morals,” the bureau said. It does not matter if the videos involve anti-communist content or not, it added.

The issue came to the fore after a Chinese tour group visiting Taiwan in August was shown a British-produced documentary video about the late Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong while on a tour bus.

It is customary in Taiwan for tour bus drivers to show movies or other films to tourists during the journey.     [FULL  STORY]

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