Beijing’s definition of ‘Chinese’ is dangerous
By Paul Lin 林保華
Taipei Times 2017.6.24
The way Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) has been going about setting up a system of tributaries to the Chinese empire — in addition to military matters and economic expansion — is to include 60 million “Chinese descendants” abroad within the “Chinese” scope, thus making them “a part of China.”
Ever since Xi took office, the issue of a “Chinese descendant card” has been discussed constantly and has sparked many disputes.