23 C
New Delhi
Friday, February 26, 2021

China to destroy over 300,000 more world maps for not showing Taiwan, Arunachal as its territory

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’19) – China has ordered the destruction of 300,000 more maps for not mentioning the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and the independent nation of Taiwan as parts of its territory and has moved to file a lawsuit against four persons for trying to export them to the Netherlands, reported India’s PTI news agency Apr 2, citing China’s official Global Times newspaper Apr 2.

China in recent years took to call the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet and to routinely object to Indian leaders visiting the state to highlight its stand. China had sent troops to grab the territory on Oct 20, 1962 but inexplicably withdrew from it a month later.

The latest cartographic crackdown has taken place in South China’s Guangdong Province where customs officers have said more than 300,000 world maps with “boundary mistakes” will be destroyed and a lawsuit filed against four suspects for intending to export the maps to the Netherlands.

The customs bureau at the port of Wenjindu in Guangdong Province was stated to have recovered 264,983 “incorrect” world maps in English for export to the Netherlands on Jan 17. They were stated to have been printed by a company in Dongguan, Guangdong province, as a part of a total of 306,057.

The same Chinese state newspaper had reported Mar 25 that customs authorities in Qingdao, a port city in East China’s Shandong Province, had destroyed nearly 30,000 “incorrect” world maps for the same reason.

Related Articles

China has honoured four dead, one wounded from the Jun’20 Galwan valley clash with Indian troops

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19’21) – China has honoured two officers and three soldiers, including four who received the awards posthumously, for defending what it...

‘India and China were on brink of war on Aug 31 in jostle for strategic heights’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb18’21) – India and China were on the brink of war on Aug 31 as they jostled to gain control over...

Simultaneously disengagement of troops signal end to months-long Sino-Indian standoff at Ladakh border

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11’21) – The armies of China and India have started to disengage simultaneously on Feb 10 after months-long border standoff at...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

6,190FansLike
705FollowersFollow
7,109FollowersFollow
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles

After US State Department and Canadian House of Commons, Dutch Parliament declares China’s atrocities in Xinjiang genocide

(TibetanReview.net, Feb26’21) – After the US State Department and Canada’s House of Commons, the Netherlands has become the first European country whose...

Global Covid-19 death toll crosses 2.5 million, reported Tibetan cases touch 1,540

(TibetanReview.net, Feb26’21) – Reported worldwide death toll from Covid-19 has now topped the 2.5 million mark, with half of them having occurred...

China calls UN rights forum criticism of its abysmal record interference in its internal affairs

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’21) – Several countries have on Feb 24 criticized the deteriorating human rights situation in the People’s Republic of China, including...

India reports sharpest daily rise in Covid-19 cases since Jan 29

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’21) – Amid fears that it may be headed for second wave of Covid-19 infections, India has reported rather sharp increases...

China says Sichuan-Tibet Railway is a border defence project

(TibetanReview.net, Feb24’21) – China has for the first time made it clear that its geologically highly challenging Sichuan-Tibet Railway, which will run...