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Golfer Rory McIlroy and His Flagging Hopes to Compete in the Olympics

At the 2004 Athens Olympics, Chen Shih-hsin won Taiwan’s first ever gold medal. But as the taekwando lightweight stood on the podium after accepting her medal, neither the national anthem she listened to, nor the flag she saw rising were Taiwanese. 423 more words

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Tiger on a Tightrope – Why Taiwan is called ‘Chinese Taipei’

Heads of state from across the Asia Pacific will congregate in Peru this November for the annual APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. As the global political heavyweights gather around the diplomatic roundtable in Lima however, one placard may seem out of place. 726 more words

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Here and There

Ever since President Tsai Ing-wen and her government refuse to confirm the so-called “1992 Consensus”, which China insists is the foundation for friendly cross-strait relationship, several incidents have happened to show us what happens when Taiwan stops going along with the “One China” principle. 356 more words

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