Anger at Chinese businesswoman's foreign passport
Published on Nov 27, 2012 2:07 PM
BEIJING (AFP) - A prominent Chinese businesswoman has come under fire after she was exposed as having a foreign passport, highlighting resentment towards the rising number of wealthy emigrants.
There were calls for a boycott of South Beauty, one of the country's best-known restaurant chains, after its founder Zhang Lan obtained a second nationality, the state-run China Daily reported on Tuesday.
It did not say which country issued the new passport.
Beijing does not allow dual citizenship and those who take a second nationality lose their right to a Chinese passport.
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