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Control Yuan chastises use of ‘Taiwan’

THORNY QUESTION:A DPP legislator queried the use of referring to the PRC as ‘mainland China,’ because it is widely known as ‘China’ in the international community

By Shih Hsiu-chuan  /  Staff reporter

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Tsai Chin-lung (蔡錦隆) praised the censure measure, saying “Taiwan” is just a nickname.

“I am called A-lung at home or by my friends, but I use Tsai Chin-lung in all official documents,” he said.

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