Southeast Asia | China to 'send plane' as Taiwanese face deportation from Cambodia

China to ‘send plane’ as Taiwanese face deportation from Cambodia

June 21, 2016 3:57 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From AFP)

Eight more Taiwanese nationals have been arrested in Cambodia over an alleged telephone scam, police said Tuesday, with China apparently poised to send a plane to collect them despite fierce opposition from Taipei.

In April, a diplomatic row erupted over Kenya's deportation of Taiwanese fraud suspects to China
In April, a diplomatic row erupted over Kenya’s deportation of Taiwanese fraud suspects to China

Taipei accuses Beijing of “abducting” its citizens from countries that do not recognize the island’s government — such as China ally Cambodia.

A total of 21 Taiwanese and 14 Chinese nationals have been arrested in Cambodia over recent days for allegedly running a telephone fraud targeting victims on the mainland.

“We will deport them to China this week. China will send a plane to pick up all of them,” Major General Uk Heisela, director of inspection and procedure at the General Department of Immigration, said. Read More

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