Song on China's high-speed railway plan goes viral domestically but not in Taiwan

TAIPEI – A catchy song on Beijing’s plan to build a high-speed rail linking the mainland with Taiwan has ruffled feathers on the island with officials describing it as an “extension of China’s unification agenda”.

Take The High-Speed Train To Taiwan, composed by Meng Xudong and Pang Huichen, alludes to a ride on a railway network from Beijing through other cities such as Tianjin, Hefei, Fuzhou to Taipei.

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