Radio Taiwan International
Taiwan’s government is calling on Taiwanese people who have the new China residency
card to report it to the government. The head of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Minister Chen Ming-tong, made that call in the legislature on Monday.
The Mainland Affairs Council is the top Taiwan government body charting relations with China.
China has recently offered new residency cards for Taiwanese who have lived in China for over six months. The card makes life more convenient, but could lead to increased taxes, surveillance and other issues. The Taiwan government is wary of China’s political intentions with the card. [FULL STORY]