The government is prepared to undertake diplomatic measures to appease Taiwan, and is confident that its explanation on the deportation of 14 Taiwanese to China will be accepted.
Taiwan recalled its de facto ambassador to the Philippines, Donald Lee, following what it considered an “inhumane” deportation of its “citizens” to China.
Taiwan also extended the screening process for Filipino workers from 12 days to four months, and withdrew the waiver of visa application to Taiwan for Filipinos holding visas to the United States, Japan and European Union member countries.
Song, based in the Shandong Province’s Heze City, in eastern China, is one of an undetermined number of other hacking specialists working normal business hours in Beijing to infiltrate the computer systems of energy companies in four countries — the United States, Taiwan, Greece and Kazakhstan.
The spy case emerged shortly after Mr Ma had instructed officials to resume referring to China as “the mainland”. China does not like being called China by Taiwan because it feels that conveys a sense that the two sides are separate. So too, however, does spying.
A buildup is underway to accommodate the transfer of 8,000 U.S. Marines and their families from Okinawa to Guam over the next five years, and it is estimated that some 10,000 overseas workers will be needed to work on various construction projects to accommodate the move, Aumua said in a press release, Feb. 7.
Within the next 60 days, the Guam Land Use Commission is expected to approve “conditional” use of the property site as a workforce compound so the construction of dormitories and other buildings can proceed.
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