27 Jun '11, 10pm

China official 'had affair with Taiwanese spy': TAIPEI - A US diplomatic cable released by the a... #FreeAssangeNow

TAIPEI - A US diplomatic cable released by the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks says former Chinese Finance Minster Jin Renqing (picture) was fired in 2007 for having a sexual relationship with a suspected Taiwanese spy. The reported affair occurred during the administration of Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian, when tensions between Taiwan and China were high because of Beijing's anger over Mr Chen's pro-independence policies. Since then, relations have improved substantially, guided by Mr Chen's China-friendly successor, Mr Ma Ying-jeou. When Mr Jin left office, it was reported that he resigned for personal reasons. The recently released cable from the US Consulate-General in Shanghai was classified secret and dated Sept 20, 2007. It described the unidentified woman as a "promiscuous socialite" and said Chinese investigators believed she was a Taiwanese spy. Taiwan's inte...

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