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China: Taiwan Election Putting Off Tourists

Chinese tourists are being put off visiting Taiwan because of the "highly politicized" atmosphere there ahead of January's elections, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, but would not say if Beijing was telling people not to go. Taiwan elections are always sensitive in Communist Party-ruled China, worried that the democratic winds from across the Taiwan Strait could cause people to wonder why their own government won't allow free polls. China has made little...

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