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

(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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