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Zhang Mingqing is, as of 2008, the vice chairperson of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits.
On a visit to Taiwan in October 2008, Zhang was attacked by pro-independence protesters in Tainan (台南). There was a scuffle during which he was pushed to the ground. The assault was filmed and broadcast on Taiwanese television. Official Chinese news agency Xinhua expressed its "strong indignation". Taiwan's presidential office in turn expressed regrets over the incident; both sides condemned the violence. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Chinese envoy pays rare visit to southern Taiwan
2012-02-13
Zhang Mingqing, another Chinese official, was pushed to the ground by a crowd led by a DPP politician when he visited the city in October 2008. The incident was caught on camera and triggered fury in Beijing, with the Chinese government calling for ...
(AFP)
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