mandag 8. april 2019

China destroys 30,000 maps because they don’t list Taiwan and state in north India as its territory

China has destroyed almost 30,000 maps that do not label Taiwan and a disputed region in north India as its territory. More than 800 boxes of maps were seized by customs authorities in Qingdao, in the eastern province of Shandong last week.The items had been deemed problematic as they designated Taiwan, a self-governing island over which China claims sovereignty over, a separate country. Authorities also took issue with what was claimed to be incorrect labelling of “South Tibet” – a term used by Beijing to refer to parts of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh it also lays claim to.