Henry Ting: Getting in on the Taiwan-China act
Kuomintang (KMT) chairman Lien Chan surprised everybody in Taiwan and the world with his bold journey for peace in China. His stroke of political brilliance to initiate the dialogue between China and Taiwan has become a critical turning point for the future of China.
Lien’s declaration of “we can grasp the opportunity of the future of China” has been widely reported in the world press as a brave breakthrough move. But his peace initiative for a unified Chinese nation will have to wait for the blessings from all political persuasions. He asks all Chinese people from both sides of the Taiwan Strait “to join in their discussions on issues concerning the interests of the people across the Taiwan Strait”. His candid talk with the leader of the Communist Party of China Hu Jintao will indeed