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Taiwan Official Visits Sun Yat-Sen's Tomb in Chinai
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February 12, 2014 3:10 PM
Taiwan's top cross-strait official visited the burial ground of Sun Yat-sen Wednesday, the founder of modern China and a man who is respected in both Taipei and Beijing. During his visit, the Mainland Affairs Council chairman Wang Yu-chi used the opportunity to not only pay respects, but also make mention of Taiwan's democratic accomplishments. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Nanjing.

Taiwan Official Visits Sun Yat-Sen's Tomb in China

Published February 12, 2014

Taiwan's top cross-strait official visited the burial ground of Sun Yat-sen Wednesday, the founder of modern China and a man who is respected in both Taipei and Beijing. During his visit, the Mainland Affairs Council chairman Wang Yu-chi used the opportunity to not only pay respects, but also make mention of Taiwan's democratic accomplishments. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Nanjing.


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