Public must be aware of China’s political intrusion: Tsai

Radio Taiwan Intwernational
Date: 06 August, 2019
By: Paula Chao

President Tsai Ing-wen is calling on the public to watch out for China’s political intrusion. Tsai was speaking

President Tsai Ing-wen (CNA photo)


Tsai’s comments came after Taiwanese fruit tea brand Yifang’s Hong Kong operator posted a statement supporting China’s “one country, two systems” formula on Weibo. Weibo is a Chinese microblogging website. The statement said it stands firm in its support for the formula and it strongly opposes the violent strikes in Hong Kong.

Tsai said China’s political intrusion has entered non-political arena in Taiwan, such as the tourism and tea industry and soap operas.

“I think everyone in democratic Taiwan should clearly know that we have a hard-won democracy. When politics enters every corner of our lives, we must stay alert to that," said Tsai.     [FULL  STORY]

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