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“Taiwan" and “Thailand" often confuse foreigners because of their similar pronunciations. The designers from EXP have drawn ten pictures to present the differences between the two cultures.
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1. Symbolic animal:
The Formosan black bear is a symbolic animal for Taiwan, while elephants represent Thailand and its pretension.
2. Color of milk tea:
Taiwanese milk tea is beige and usually comes with boba (tapioca). Thai milk tea is orange-red.
8. The national flag:
Both national flags are made up of the colors red, blue and white, but have different representations. The colors symbolize the sky (blue), sun (white) and soil (red) on the Taiwanese national flag, while they represent the monarchy (blue), religions (white) and the land and people (red) on the national flag of Thailand.
10. New Year celebrations:
Taiwanese light firecrackers while Thailand holds the Songkarn Festival.
Edited by Olivia Yang