Taiwanese students in China affected by identity issues: poll

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/05/16
By: Yin-Chu-chieh and Lilian Wu

Shanghai, May 19 (CNA) One third of Taiwanese students studying in China 201505160025t0001have experienced problems related to their national identity, according to a poll released in Shanghai on Saturday.

The survey conducted by China Huayi Broadcasting Corp. (中國華藝廣播公司) found that 33 percent of Taiwanese students studying in China have difficulty with the complex procedures involved in seeking jobs, mainly because of their identity. Twenty-six percent of Taiwanese students are troubled by the different cultural environment and attitudes in China, while 15 percent think that the various regulations put in place to protect them are not clear enough, according to the poll.

Speaking Saturday at a forum in Shanghai sponsored by China Huayi Broadcasting, a representative group of about 50 Taiwanese students expanded on the issue. Liu Hung-chao, ( 柳虹兆) , who attends Shanghai Jiao Tong University, said Taiwanese students in China cannot obtain student loans on either side of the Taiwan Strait because of the national identity issue.     [FULL  STORY]

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