Angry Father Smashes Toy Rabbit Who Says Taiwan is Part of China

The father of a pre-schooler smashed a toy rabbit and posted pictures on-line after the Chinese-made educational toy said “the biggest island in China is Taiwan.” The incident drew comments from the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) and legislators. The father purchased the “Showtime Rabbit story machine” on the Chinese shopping website Taobao. The toy is marketed as teaching Chinese culture, stories, songs, geography, music, and more. It was priced at 15 yuan to 30 yuan (about NT$ 69 ~ 138).

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China’s Netizens Declare War on Taiwan

Netizens on China’s most popular web board Tieba  declared war on Taiwan media Facebook pages today in the wake of the controversy caused by Taiwanese performer Zhou Ziyu (Chou Tzu-Yu) showing of a Taiwanese (Republic of China) flag on a Korean variety show last year. Zhou Ziyu is 16 years old and a member of the K-pop girl group TWICE. Netizens declared the attack would start at 7 pm tonight (January 20, 2016), and would include Apple Daily, SET TV, and the Scoop Community.

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