Minister slapped over CKS hall policy

‘UNGRATEFUL’: Veteran entertainer Lisa Cheng said that Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun’s policies ignore Chiang Kai-shek and his son’s contributions to the nation

The Taipei Times
Date: Jan 23, 2019
By: Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

A veteran entertainer yesterday slapped Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) in

Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun speaks at a lunar year-end banquet in Taipei for a group of veteran artists yesterday.  Photo: Pan Shao-tang, Taipei Times

the face, saying she was upset with the minister’s attempts to “discredit” Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) and his son, former president Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國).

The incident occurred at a lunar year-end banquet in Taipei attended by veteran entertainers to mark the end of the Year of the Dog, the Chinese-language Mirror Media magazine reported.

The minister was going from table to table toasting the attendees when Lisa Cheng (鄭心儀), 67, slapped her in the face and then returned to her seat, footage taken at the event showed.

Cheng Li-chiun gasped and put her hand on her cheek, looking surprised and confused.    [FULL  STORY]

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