Shih Cheng-ping had been missing since August last year. Photo: Handout

Missing Taiwanese professor Shih Cheng-ping detained in mainland China over ‘threat to national security'

  • Beijing authorities confirm that former academic who disappeared in August last year was under investigation
  • News comes ahead of island’s elections and follows detention of two other Taiwanese, but mainland officials insist there is nothing unusual about the cases
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Shih Cheng-ping had been missing since August last year. Photo: Handout
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Linda Lew

Linda Lew

Born in China and raised in New Zealand, Linda joined the Post as a reporter in 2018. Previously, she freelanced for Chinese technology media site TechNode. She holds bachelor's degrees in arts and commerce from the University of Auckland, and has a master's in global business journalism from Tsinghua University.