China Expresses Anger at Dalai Lama's Visit to Taiwan : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

China Expresses Anger at Dalai Lama's Visit to Taiwan

September 4, 2009

China Expresses Anger at Dalai Lama's Visit to Taiwan
Dalai Lama

Taipei, Taiwan (RPRN) 09/04/09 — Many Taiwanese fear retalition from Beijing

Friday marks the end of the Dalai Lama's five-day visit to Taiwan. His visit, which he described as a humanitarian mission, was marred with political controversy and protests.

China, fearing the Dalai Lama's separatist message, protested the visit, warning that it would damage the Taipie-Beijing relationship. In retaliation for approving the trip, China canceled or postponed several delegates' future trips to Taiwan.

The relationship between the countries has been steadily improving since May of 2008, when President Ma Ying-jeon took office.

Succumbing to political pressure, Ma did not meet with the Dalai Lama and a second prayer meeting for victims of Typhoon Morakot was canceled. The Dalai Lama was met by protestors, who support a Taiwan-China unification, outside his hotel and the airport.

The Dalai Lama, who continues to live in exile in India, told reporters as he left that he is "always ready to go back to Tibet." During his five-day visit, he toured the disaster areas in Southern Taiwan, held prayer meetings for the victims of Typhoon Morakot, and comforted survivors.

Some information for this report provided by DPA.

photo AFP - VOA

Main image credits: Dalai Lama
About the author:

Andrea Archibald, a one-time fashion publicist in New York and Montreal, now acts as the Editor for RushPRnews.com. A breaking news reporter, she also covers fashion, lifestyle, and animal right issues for RushPRnews and Hollywood Today. As a longtime vegetarian and new vegan, she advocates living a gentle and compassionate life—a theme that runs under most of her stories.

For story ideas and comments, contact her at AndreaA@rushprnews.com or tweet her @AndreaArchibald.

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: Article-byline, BREAKING NEWS, Human-rights, Tibet, World News, china

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Coalition Joins National Coalition for Infant Health

Washington, D.C. 06/25/15 · Newborn Foundation News: Newborn Health leaders convene in DC...

RushPRnews now offers digital news sites +Targeted News outlet Broadcast

SAN FRANCISCO/MONTREAL 06/22/15 · Your press release to be featured on at...

Save our Skies Santa Cruz Launches Petition Urging FAA to Stop the Jet Noise

Santa Cruz, California 06/21/15 · Outraged Citizens fight FAA's NextGenprogram to reclaim quality...

Ultraseal International makes casting impregnation even easier with fully automated two-stage process

Dusseldorf, Germany 06/17/15 · Ultraseal International is living up to its global...

Army Officials and Ameresco Join to Commemorate Completion of Energy Efficiency and Solar Project

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & ADELPHI, Md. 06/16/15 · Army Officials and Ameresco Join to Commemorate Completion...

Ultraseal International celebrates second exporting award this year

Birmingham, West Midlands, UK 06/16/15 · Ultraseal International is celebrating a double success after...

The American radio host, Ed Tyll issues death threat, alleges a French-Canadian publisher

Montreal, Quebec, Canada 06/15/15 · On June 5, the controversial radio host, Edward...

Planwise: Best Mortgage Calculator Since 1993

San Francisco, CA 06/09/15 · Planwise Launches Pinterest Style Mortgage Calculator  Planwise launches PlanwiseConnect,...

Israel’s Start Tel Aviv offers global opportunity for Canadian tech startups

Ottawa,Canada 06/09/15 · Israel’s Start Tel Aviv offers global opportunity for...

Demand for Independence of Punjab Echoes in San Francisco

San Francisco 06/08/15 ·  Thousands of North American Sikhs converged in downtown...

World Renowned Casting Director Appointed to Eagle Arts Academy Board of Directors

Los Angeles, CA 06/06/15 · Eagle Arts Academy is pleased to announce that...

MultiClonal Therapeutics Researchers Report Today Breakthrough in Cloning Human “Ground State” Stem Cells

Farmington,CT 06/05/15 · An international consortium including investigators at MultiClonal Therapeutics,...

Time to increase your public relations impact

SAN FRANCISCO 06/04/15 ·                 Your « SPRING2015-2 » Coupon is here! And with it...

Financial Fraud Lengthy Prison Term for Advance Fee Fraudster

Washington, DC 06/02/15 · Like many successful con men, William C. Lange...