Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

How single minded are the Chinese authorities when it comes to Taiwan?

The Chinese Government is worried that Papua New Guinea has given a form of recognition to Taiwan.

The Chinese Embassy in Port Moresby has expressed its grave concern.

It has strong objections to the issue of three consular corps number plates for the Taiwan Trade Mission's vehicles.

Embassy officials say Taiwan is not eligible for consular corps vehicle plates.

It says the move violates the 'One China' policy pursued by the PNG Government,

The embassy says the Taiwan Trade Mission in Port Moresby is an unofficial organisation.

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