By: Sophia Yeh and Kay Liu
Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) The Facebook page of President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was flooded with over 20,000 messages likely from Chinese Internet users, who voiced their opposition against Taiwan’s independence, in three hours Wednesday.
Since Wednesday afternoon, several netizens posted the Communist Party of China’s socialist values of eight honors and eight shames, which start with “it is an honor to love the motherland, a shame to endanger it,” in simplified Chinese used in the mainland on Tsai’s Facebook page.
There are also messages ridiculing or criticizing the pursuit of Taiwan’s independence that is part of the platform of Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Tens of DPP heavyweight proposed a freeze in the platform’s clause about Taiwan’s independence in 2014. [FULL STORY]