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Transcript of Taiwan
Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China
Labor Force: 11.55 million (2013 est.)
Republic of China/Formosa
Treaty of Shimonoseki
1895, China’s Qing Dynasty surrendered Taiwan to Japan due to military defeat.
After World War II, Taiwan came under the control of Chinese Nationalist.
1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan from the mainland communist party —> and established a government using the 1947 constitution drawn up for all of China.
1950’s onwards, authorities in Taiwan democratized.
In 2000, Taiwan got through a peaceful transfer of power
Democratic Progressive Party
Bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays;
the blue and white design of the canton (the sun of the progress)
-liberty, justice, and democracy
white represents: equality, frankness, and the people's livelihood
Legal System: Civil Law System
Suffrage: 20 years of age; universal
distribution of wealth: 34.2 (2011)
rice, vegetables, fruit, tea, flowers; pigs, poultry; fish
Electronics, communications and information technology products
measuring and medical instruments
* Complex dispute with Brunei, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam over the Spratly Islands
CULTURE of Taiwan
a blend of the Chinese culture and Japanese Culture.
applied to Taiwanese miniseries in general, even including those with greater elements of comedy than of drama.
Taiwan, China, & Philippines over Scarborough Reef
Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea
They consider women to have a higher socioeconomic standing versus other women in china, hong kong and others.
-They ranked 5th in Asi Pacific region in terms or education, employment and leadership.
-The survey’s scores indicate women’s socioeconomic parity with men.
-Women who has high level of education and have high percentage of those working they are still considered underrepresemted in leadership positions. Example: (business & government)
-Many women are still expected to sacrifice their careers to care for their children and elderly family members
Socio Economic classes
Taiwan is the core spot of Mandopop (Mandarin pop music)
Writes, similarly, are drawing on both global and nativist cultural codes to create new modes of literary expression, and explore issues of national concern.
Lotus Lake in Kaoshiung, Taiwan
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial
Tropical; marine; rainy season during southwest monsoon (June to August); cloudiness is persistent and extensive all year
eastern two-thirds mostly rugged mountains; flat to gently rolling plains in west
red stands for:
-fraternity, sacrifice, and nationalism
Rukai Traditional Clothing
Leopard teeth head dress, leopard skin vest, and precious glass beads, eagle feathers only belong to the higher ranking nobles
one hundred pace snake, sun, head, and pottery urns belong to the chief. But There was no distinction between common and noble people.
Garments of married, single, and elderly women are slightly different.
Single women's clothing is more colorful and intricate.
The color of middle-aged women's clothing is comparatively plain, and elderly women wore mostly black or blue.
the 12 rays of the sun are those of the months and the 12 traditional Chinese hours (each ray equals two hours)
Red field with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner
According to the Uniform and Dressing Regulation, Taiwan's national dress is the Manchurian-style long gown.
According to the ministry, the new national dress should be a formal wear designed for representing Taiwan on international occasions