Chinese TV station apologises for showing map excluding Taiwan



A Chinese television station has apologised after showing a map on a talent show which did not include self-ruled Taiwan as being part of China, one of Beijing's most sensitive political issues.
China has never renounced the use of force to bring democratic Taiwan, which it considers an inalienable part of China, under its control. Defeated Nationalist forces fled to Taiwan at the end of a civil war in 1949.
All maps published in China have to show Taiwan has being one of the country's provinces.
But in a talent show for foreigners learning Chinese on Hunan Television on Sunday, a map shown... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: Reuters
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