CCP: Netizens launch bubble tea boycott campaign against secession-supporting brands

Chinese mainland internet users Wednesday launched a boycott of bubble tea brands that they accused of supporting secessionist forces in Hong Kong . The topic of a bubble tea boycott garnered over 230 million views and some 47,000 comments as of press time on China’s twitter-like platform Sina Weibo. Internet users accused the Taiwan-headquartered brand […]

CNA: China will ‘lose’ by boycotting Golden Horse Awards: Taiwan

… Cabinet spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka (谷辣斯‧尤達卡) confirmed the news later Wednesday and said that if China thought it could punish Taiwan by doing this, it was the wrong move. “This is China’s loss,” Kolas said, arguing that China should not suppress artistic creation and freedom of speech. “Politics are politics and art is art. If […]

Boing Boing: Taiwanese sympathizers are shipping helmets and gas-masks to Hong Kong

As the Hong Kong uprising hits its sixth week, the island is running out of protective gear to guard the surging protesters against police violence; in response, Hong Kongers in Taiwan and Taiwanese sympathizers have been bulk-shipping helmets, gas masks and other materiel (as well as cash) to the protesters (in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, queues formed […]

Bloomberg: If Hong Kong Avoids a Bloody Crackdown, It Can Thank Taiwan

Bloomberg

… Here’s the good news, summed up in one word: Taiwan.  While the Chinese government sees Hong Kong as a vital commercial and economic center, the assimilation of Taiwan is a far bigger priority. The Taiwanese, who are surely watching events on a minute-to-minute basis, tend to see their future reflected in how events unfold […]

Epoch Times: How Five Thousand Mainland Communist Spies Have Infiltrated Taiwan’s Military

In recent years, a number of Chinese espionage cases have been exposed, highlighting the fact that Taiwan’s political, economic, military, social and other institutions have been seriously infiltrated by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) spies. The Taiwan National Security Bureau has estimated that the CCP has about 5,000 spies in Taiwan. They have infiltrated the Taiwan […]

Love FM: UDP condemns Kareem Musa’s trip to China

Love FM

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has released on official statement (UDP ON MUSA VO) concerning Caribbean Shores Representative, Kareem Musa, and his unannounced trip to China. As we have already reported, Musa said that the trip was that of a personal nature and that he was invited by the Belize-Chinese Association. However, the Association issued […]