Newspaper article China Post

China Times Defends Intern Who Threw Water Balloons in the Legislative Yuan

Newspaper article China Post

China Times Defends Intern Who Threw Water Balloons in the Legislative Yuan

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Chinese-language daily China Times on Tuesday released a press statement defending its intern who made headlines for joining a water balloon fight at the Legislative Yuan.

Last Wednesday, a newspaper intern surnamed Han ([...]) captured the spotlight when he joined Kuomintang lawmakers in throwing water balloons at Democratic Progressive Party lawmakers during the review of an infrastructure bill.

Legislative Yuan Secretary-General Lin Chih-chia ([...]) said Han had obstructed legislative proceedings and that the police would be asked to handle the case.

Meanwhile, Democratic Progressive Party lawmakers raised concerns that Han, who was identified as a Taiwanese student at a mainland Chinese university, was a spy for Beijing.

China Times made a move to defend Han on Tuesday, releasing a statement that said the accusations against Han were hyperbolic. …

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