Government answers questions about China coercion

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 02, 2018
By: Shelley Shan  /  Staff reporter

The government would address issues caused by China’s coercion of airlines to list Taiwan as a province of China at a suitable time and venue, and not at the International Aviation Safety Summit in Taipei next year, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said on Thursday.

China in April sent letters to global airlines requesting that they list Taiwan as province of China.

The US government has dismissed China’s move as “Orwellian nonsense.”

Of the 44 airlines that were contacted, 18 have chosen to comply. The remaining airlines have asked for more time to comply due to technical reasons.    [FULL  STORY]

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