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Taiwan is the diamond of Asia/Pacific Islands. Thought to be a ecnomic powerhouse and the most economically sound country in all of Asia of our time. The Chinese throughout time have considered Taiwan a rebel state. We say... shove it. Because of our status within the world, the US stations naval carriers and destroyers along the strait of Taiwan to make sure the Chinese dont get a little bold.
Student: Sir if you could describe Taiwan in one word ho-...
Teacher: Perfect
by Big L December 27, 2004
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where the most friendly people are from.
by yiru September 06, 2003
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A country I DO NOT wish to be united with China. I have gotten enough of the "Taiwan and China are like brothers" crap I have to say something at this point. "Chinese don't kill Chinese" was the line the communists kept repeating when the nationalists government tried to eliminate the threat. Ok, fine, the nationalists heard that and decided to let go--biggest mistake ever. A few years later the communists started to fight the nationalists, who ultimately fled to Taiwan. Oh, but that's not enough. Fifty years later when Taiwan has become an economical wonder they are here talking about *brothers* again! Sorry for me being skeptical, but I and perhaps MOST Taiwanese are not going to be stupid enough to fall for that.
The Chinese government should fix the starvation, illiteracy percentage, unequal property distribution, AIDS carriers, black government operations, human rights violations and communistic society first, then maybe Taiwan would consider an union.
by Made in TAIWAN January 14, 2004
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Not China. China seems to have a high degree of jealousy of Taiwan.
Taiwan is not China!
by Thomas November 25, 2003
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An Island on east edge Pacific, but usually refered as R.O.C
, a indenpendent nation, not a part of China <===very important.
1. OMG, the motherboard of this Dell comptuer is made in Taiwan.
2. People usually escape from China to Taiwan to find a better life.
by David Chen December 09, 2003
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As the others have said, Taiwan is an independant country that is in Asia and is considered an economic power house. A lot of computer parts are made in Taiwan or by a Taiwanese company (ie. Asus, Acer, BenQ, Leadtek, MSI, Gigabyte and many more). Taiwan's status is only not defined because of PRC' and mainland Chinese' irgnorance.

Same culture, same language/dialet means shit. Countries(independant political entity) are not bounded by such rubbish. Take a look at South Korea and North Korea, they eat the same food, share the same culture, blood-related etc.

Taiwan is actually the name of the island. The country's name is Republic of China(ROC). ROC's seat in the UN was replaced by the People's Republic of China in the early 1970s, however ROC was offered another seat but Chiang-Kai-Shek forfeited the seat because he insisted "one or the other".

The Taiwanese people have been separated from the mainland for 50+ years, their dialect has changed, the language has changed. Taiwan uses traditional Chinese while the mainland uses simplified Chinese.
"I am Taiwanese"
"Taiwan is an independant nation"
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1. The country that makes the best motherboard in the world. Ex. Asus, MSI are Taiwanese companies

2. The country that makes PS3 chips for Sony

3. The country that has best IC board and chips in the world, unlike Samsung crap

4. The country that has highest building in the world (Taipei 101)

5. famous in food and night market

6. Taiwanese win Star Craft and WOW Champion sometimes

7. threaten by China

8. lots of sexy chicks

9. Very Professional in baseball.

10. Where Chien-Ming Wang is from

Where are you from?

I am from Taiwan.
by Jos Washington December 19, 2006
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