China Reportedly Recruiting Taiwanese Officials to Serve in Government

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China Reportedly Recruiting Taiwanese Officials to Serve in GovernmentTaiwanese authorities are investigating reports by Chinese media that eight Taiwanese local officials have taken up government positions in China. The eight individuals the lowest ranking officials in Taiwans political system. There are many Taiwanese who have taken up similar government positions in China. The statement issued late Tuesday takes aim at Tsai Ing wens recent announcement of measures to counter Chinas one country two systems framework for political unification with the island. All it is using a common Chinese expression to describe a futile action. While Taiwanese increasingly favor closer economic ties and exchanges with Taiwan the islands 23 million residents as a whole remain overwhelmingly opposed to political unification with China

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