Republic of China

中華民國是位於東亞的民主制國家,自1912年成立後即為國際承認的「中國」代表政權,亦為1945年聯合國創始會員國及前安理會常任理事國,1971年代表席次被中共政權取代前退出聯合國,此後經歷幾段斷交潮,因實際控制領土的政治處境下通稱「臺灣」,目前僅包括梵蒂岡教廷在內的15個是聯合國正式會員的邦交國仍承認其為代表「中國」的唯一合法政府。 --來自 維基百科


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2019/12/26 | Op-Ed

From ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Controversy to Taiwanese Identity

How did Tom Cruise's jacket in "Top Gun: Maverick" spark a global controversy over Taiwan?

2018/10/25 | 新公民議會

OPINION: 1 Thing The ROC Flag Represents for All of Us

Should we respect the history of the ROC flag, or should we discard it and move on? Whatever your view, the debate over its existence reflects the strength of Taiwanese democracy.

2020/11/17 | Bryan Chou

The KMT’s Emblem Becomes an Issue Again

The longstanding controversy over the KMT and ROC emblems exemplifies the complexity of Taiwanese politics.

2016/02/28 | Yang

Hong Kong Denies Passports With “Republic Of Taiwan” Stickers

The passport sticker that replaces the ROC symbol with a “Republic of Taiwan” image has been rejected by customs in Macau, Singapore and Hong Kong. However the stickers have been considered valid in most Western countries.

2016/03/22 | TNL 編輯

Taiwan or Republic of China? Taiwan’s Democracy Brought Up In Roundtable Discussion In Europe

According to Taiwan Corner, this is the first time within the past three years that Taiwan’s democracy has been discussed formally in Europe.

2020/05/13 | TNL Staff

Professor's Apology to Chinese Student Sparks Debate on Taiwan's Academic Freedom

A Chinese student in Taiwan demanded his professor make an apology based on Covid-19 comments during a lecture.

2018/01/30 | TNL Staff

Stickers Unveiled to 'Fix' Taiwan Passport Debacle

Washington DC's airport can still be seen around the edges and the sticker is easily removed, yet Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials are confident the amended passports will not hinder holders' freedom to travel.

2018/03/01 | Morley J Weston

EyeCTV's Parody Pokes Fun at the ROC and PRC Alike

The parody YouTube channel offers an important platform to highlight the humorous side of cross-Strait relations.

2018/04/02 | Timothy S. Rich

OPINION: Think Twice Before Backing a Referendum on Taiwan's Constitution

The benefits of a referendum proposed by the Island of Joy and Happiness Coalition calling for a new Taiwan constitution remain unclear.

2018/09/17 | If Lin

INFOGRAPHIC: How Taiwan's Presidents Speak About Taiwan and China

Taiwan’s leaders have bounced between terms when referring to Taiwan and China, with Tsai Ing-wen notably abandoning the usual lexicon.

2020/04/28 | Hilton Yip

OPINION: Why Taiwan’s China Airlines and the CPBL Must Reflect Reality in Their Names

The names of China Airlines and Chinese Professional Baseball League have cast a shadow on Taiwan's lauded Covid-19 response. It's time to change these names to reflect Taiwanese reality.

2020/08/27 | Catherine Chou

Don’t Blame Jeremy Lin. The Problem Is Taiwan’s ROC Nationality Laws.

If Taiwan does not want to be seen simply as a “Chinese democracy,” giving a permanent stake in society to those who migrated from other parts of the world is an important step towards shedding that label.