Day: September 2, 2018

China police detain man for asking why can’t Taiwan be called a country

BEIJING (Reuters) – Police in China have detained a man who asked on social media what law prevented anyone calling self-ruled Taiwan a country, questioning a fundamental principle of China’s sovereignty.

Taiwan is China’s most sensitive diplomatic and political issue.

Beijing views the democratic island as merely a wayward province and it has stepped up a campaign against the island as it tries to assert Chinese sovereignty.… Read Full Article