What is Taiwan known for?

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name "iucn" After graduation, she was a Fulbright scholar in Taiwan, where she also worked as a ''Newsweek'' stringer (Stringer (journalism)). '''Ju Ming''' (朱銘) (1938-) is a Taiwanese (Taiwanese people) sculptor, who attained fame in Taiwan in the 1970s, and in New York in 1983. Ju Ming was trained as a woodcarver, apprenticed to Lee Chin-chuan, as a teenager. He developed his skill, and applied it to a range of media, including bronze, styrofoam

movies international

” Arab News, August 10, 2010 country Hong Kong broadcast area Philippines, Taiwan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Middle East, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh replaced names BBC World (BBC World News) thumb 150px left Star Movies HD Logo in India (File:STAR Movies HD.svg) STAR Movies International official launched their own HD (High Definition) channel in Asia on May 1, 2010

. This channel is now available in AsiaSat 5. It now shares the same schedule via regular STAR Movies International, but is different in advertisement (including their logo, with the HD mark at the upper right side of the screen). STAR Movies HD Asia in AsiaSat 5 retrieved via www.lyngsat.com 05-26-2010 This channel is currently available in Taiwan and India only. Star Movies India, launched their HD feed along with STAR TV India HD channels on 15th April, 2011. This is a commercial free feed and has a different schedule than Star Movies India. thumb Darkie toothpaste packaging from Thailand in 1988 (File:Darkie Toothpaste.jpg)'''Darlie''', also known as 黑人 ("black person") and formerly '''Darkie''', is a toothpaste brand of Hawley & Hazel Chemical Company. First manufactured in Shanghai in 1933 and later based in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Hawley & Hazel was acquired in 1985 by the US (United States) corporation Colgate-Palmolive, although the product is not marketed by Colgate-Palmolive. Back to the Days of Blackface '''Wu Nien-jen''' (

resistance activities

in modern history, and participated in the Northern Expedition (Northern Expedition (1926–1927)). Her literary reputation started with her military diaries. She was arrested in Japan for resistance activities in 1935. In 1948 she moved to Taiwan to escape the coming communist rule. In 1974 she emigrated to the United States. From 1960-1963 Babbie served tours in the United States Marine Corps, as a disbursing officer in Okinawa, Taiwan, Japan, and the Philippines

extremely extensive

language for about 60 percent of the population of Taiwan. Native speakers of Taiwanese are known as Hō-ló. The language, a tonal one (tonal language) with extremely extensive tone sandhi rules, is similar to the speech of the southern part of Fujian in China. There are special literary and art forms in Taiwanese such as ''Chhit-jī-á'', a poetic meter (Meter (poetry)) where each verse has 7 syllables; and ''koa-a-hì'', Taiwanese opera. (''' Taiwanese Minnan

work rock

. The pair had attained notable success in Taiwan, but in a mutual agreement the two split in 2000. Wong has released five solo albums, the third being his breakthrough album ''Fairy Tale (Fairy Tale (Michael Wong album))''. He also

summer drawing

and 129 branches in Taiwan. Early life and education Chu's family immigrated from Taiwan to the United States in the 1960s and opened a Chinese restaurant. He grew up in New York and Connecticut and originally planned to become an architect. While taking a summer drawing class at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), a professor suggested that Chu try designing clothes after seeing his drawing skills.

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, respectively. The ''Song'' typeface (Ming (typeface)) (宋体 宋體, ''sòngtǐ'') is known as the ''Ming'' typeface (明朝, ''minchō'') in Japan, and it is also a bit more prevalent known as the ''Ming'' typeface (明体 明體, ''míngtǐ'') over the term ''Song'' typeface in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The names of these styles come from the Song (Song Dynasty) and Ming (Ming Dynasty) dynasties, when block printing flourished in China. After the People's Republic of China took control of Mainland China in 1949, the Republic of China government based in Taiwan continued to control the Dachen Islands off the coast of Zhejiang until 1955, even establishing a rival Zhejiang provincial government there, creating a situation similar to Fujian province today. During the Cultural Revolution (1966–76), Zhejiang was in chaos and disunity, and its economy was stagnant, especially during the high tide (1966–69) of the revolution. The agricultural policy favoring grain production at the expense of industrial and cash crops intensified economic hardships in the province. Mao’s self-reliance policy and the reduction in maritime trade cut off the lifelines of the port cities of Ningbo and Wenzhou. While Mao invested heavily in railroads in interior China, no major railroads were built in South Zhejiang, where transportation remained poor. http: www3.interscience.wiley.com cgi-bin fulltext 118764017 PDFSTART '''''The Sand Pebbles''''' was filmed both in Taiwan and in Hong Kong. Its filming, which began on November 22, 1965, at Keelung, was scheduled to take about nine weeks, but it ended up taking seven months. The cast and crew took a break for the Christmas holidays at Tamsui, Taipei. publisher Hong Kong Legends, UK date 1990 (film), 2004 (DVD) His popularity soon began to grow, and due to the quality of his choreography and disciplined approach to his work, he again caught the eye of celebrated Taiwanese director, King Hu. Hung choreographed two of Hu's films, ''A Touch of Zen'' (1971) and ''The Fate of Lee Khan'' (1973). Dim sum can be purchased from major grocery stores in most countries with a Chinese population. These dim sum can be easily cooked by steaming or microwaving. Major grocery stores in Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Mainland China, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Australia, United States and Canada have a variety of dim sum stocked at the shelves. These include dumplings, ''siu maai'', ''bau'', ''cheong fun'', ''lo bak go'' and steamed spare ribs. In Singapore, as well as other countries, dim sum can also be purchased from convenience stores, coffee shops (café) and other eateries. There is also halal certified dim sum available, with chicken taking the place of pork which in addition to Singapore is very popular in Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. Taiwan (Republic of China) The immigration law of Taiwan gives priority to returning Taiwanese and overseas Chinese who are not citizens of the People's Republic of China, Chinese who were living abroad, and encourages their return. Technically, people living in mainland China are also Taiwan (Republic of China) citizens as Taiwan has never formally withdrawn its claim for the mainland. Citizens of the PRC are not subject to the Taiwanese immigration law, but the "Act Governing Relations between Peoples of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area (:wikisource:Act Governing Relations between Peoples of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area)", which is however stricter than the immigration law due to the current relationship between China's and Taiwan's governments. Almost all professional players are from China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. This is because only China (Zhongguo Qiyuan), Japan (Nihon Ki-in, Kansai Ki-in), Korea (Hanguk Kiwon), and Taiwan (Taiwan Qiyuan) have professional Go organizations.

water theme

event in 2003, attracting an estimated 4500 paying attendees intent on celebrating Singapore's 38th National Day. It included a welcome party at Why Not? bar on 7 August and a poolside recovery party on 9 August at the water-theme park Big Splash and Tunnel Club, also located on the same premises. This year's major corporate sponsor was Subaru represented locally by MotorImage Enterprises Pte Ltd. An estimated 1000 partygoers were visitors from

cultural presence

forced out in the 1960s. Today, Chinese Brazilians are the second largest Asian ethnic group in Brazil, after the Japanese (Japanese Brazilian). The Liberdade district has a distinct multi-Asian cultural presence. In addition, the Chinese community of São Paulo have centered around "25 de Março," an extensive retail and wholesale shopping area in the old center of SP. Nicaragua has no permanent Chinatown but the Chinese Nicaraguan

building support

a bureau tasked with handling Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and overseas affairs, and articulates the importance of using overseas Chinese populations to promote reunification (Chinese reunification). United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee, '华侨、华人工作的基本任务, March 23 2009. It played an important role in building support for "One country, two systems"


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'''Taiwan''' ( as well as Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu (Matsu Islands), and other minor islands (List of islands of the Republic of China). Neighboring states include the People's Republic of China (China) to the west, Japan to the east and northeast, and the Philippines to the south. Taipei is the seat of the central government. New Taipei (New Taipei City), encompassing the metropolitan area surrounding Taipei proper, is the most populous city (List of cities in Taiwan).

The island of Taiwan (formerly known as "''Formosa''") was mainly inhabited by Taiwanese aborigines until the Dutch (Dutch Formosa) and Spanish settlement (Spanish Formosa) during the Age of Discovery in the 17th century, when Han Chinese began immigrating to the island. In 1662, the pro-Ming (Southern Ming Dynasty) loyalist Koxinga expelled the Dutch and established the first Han Chinese polity on the island, the Kingdom of Tungning. The Qing Dynasty of China later defeated the kingdom and annexed Taiwan. By the time Taiwan was ceded to Japan (Empire of Japan) in 1895, the majority of Taiwan's inhabitants were Han Chinese either by ancestry or by assimilation (Cultural assimilation). The Republic of China (Republic of China (1912–49)) (ROC) was established in China in 1912. After Japan's surrender in 1945, the ROC assumed its control of Taiwan. Following the Chinese civil war, the Communist Party of China took full control of mainland China and founded the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949. The ROC relocated its government to Taiwan, and its jurisdiction became limited to Taiwan and its surrounding islands (Free area of the Republic of China). In 1971, the PRC assumed China's seat at the United Nations (China and the United Nations), which the ROC originally occupied. International recognition (Diplomatic recognition) of the ROC has gradually eroded as most countries switched recognition to the PRC. and the Holy See currently maintain official diplomatic relations with the ROC. It has unofficial ties with most other states via its representative offices (Taipei Representative Office).

Constitutionally, there is dispute over whether the government claims sovereignty over all of "China," in a definition that includes mainland China and Outer Mongolia, http: www.judicial.gov.tw constitutionalcourt p03_01_printpage.asp?expno 328 but the ROC has not made retaking mainland China a political goal since 1992. Cross-Strait relations as well as issues of national identity (Taiwanese identity#Relationship between Taiwanese Identity and Chinese Identity) within the country are important factors in Taiwanese politics and a cause of social and political division among political parties and their respective supporters.

During the latter half of the 20th century, Taiwan experienced rapid economic growth (Taiwan Miracle) and industrialization and is now an advanced industrial economy (Developed country). In the 1980s and early 1990s, Taiwan evolved into a multi-party democracy (List of political parties in the Republic of China) with universal suffrage. Taiwan is one of the Four Asian Tigers and a member of the WTO (World Trade Organization) and APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation). The 19th-largest economy (List of countries by GDP (PPP)) in the world, CIA World Factbook- GDP (PPP)

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