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century. There are more than 1,000 plays of Min opera, most of which originate from folk tales, historical novels, or ancient legends, including such traditional plays as "Making Seal", "The Purple Jade Hairpin" and "Switching Fairy Peach with Litchi". "'''National Anthem of the Republic of China'''" is the national anthem of the Republic of China (ROC), and currently used in Taiwan. The Republic of China


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With more than 69 stores in North America, the retailer has locations in Canada, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, South Korea, China, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, United States, and United Kingdom.


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, Taiwan), Indonesia 24-karat "Chuk Kam" (99.0% min) - Taiwan The longhouse may be an old building tradition among the people of Austronesian (Austronesian people) origin or intensive contact.


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, and China. Knives made with CPM S30V steel were previously all made in Golden, Colorado, USA, however Spyderco has recently began shipping CPM-S30V to Taiwan to have knives produced there using this steel. In 1998 she performed the song ''Dedication of love'' at a major charity fundraising show for victims of the Yangtze River floods. The show was held in the People's


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by then. Maybe touring in Japan and everywhere. That’ll be nice." While she didn't tour in Japan, Lohan was scheduled to tour in Taiwan after learning that her album had been certified Gold (Gold single). "I would love to (tour Taiwan). I haven't toured at all at this point, but I would really love to do


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(ROC) (Republic of China), West Papua, and Tibet in that order). *Morwen (User:Morwen) His speaking ministry took him around Europe, North America and Asia holding major conferences in the United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland, Taiwan, the Philippines and elsewhere.


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(朱復圭) and Zhu Fuhong(朱復圭). Like most adults during the era who did not talk about their war life, her son was informed at school by teacher his mother was the center of story. She worked as a school physical education teacher in Taipei. She died of a stroke March 9, 1992 at the age of 78. There is a movie made about her involvement by Lin QinXia in 1975. Japan began to normalize relations with its neighbors during the 1950s after a series of intermittent negotiations, which led to the payment


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, which stated that the Soviet Union was a superpower equally as "hegemonist" as the United States, yet even more threatening to the PRC because of its closer proximity. Deng brought China conflict with Vietnam in 1979, following the Vietnam War, under this subject of border disputes, and fought in the Sino-Vietnamese War.


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of the Chinese Civil War, he moved to the United States. Kung died in 1967 in Locust Valley, New York. Xiamen and the surrounding southern Fujian countryside are the ancestral home to large communities of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. The city was a treaty port (Treaty ports) in the 19th century and one of the four original Special Economic Zones (Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China) opened to foreign investment and trade when China began

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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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