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- proper n. A defacto state in East Asia, commonly known as Taiwan.
- proper n. A government of the state of China, which only controls the Taiwan Area.
- proper n. A former state in East Asia, which claimed China-proper, Taiwan, the whole of Mongolia (including Outer Mongolia), Tibet and the whole of Manchuria (including Outer Manchuria), with two successor states, the People's Republic of China and Taiwan.
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- n. a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
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The People’s Republic and the what is sometimes known as the Republic of China have existed apart from each other for more than half a century now.
Taiwan is still called the Republic of China as it became the haven for the Kuomintang after its leaders fled China following its loss of a civil war with the Communists in the late 1940s.
At the arrival ceremony, President Hu was introduced as being from the Republic of China, which is the official designation for Taiwan.
The party has always claimed that the Republic of China is the true government of all China, which includes both the mainland and Taiwan.
Taiwan, also known as the Republic of China, has launched repeated bids to join the UN since 1993 but its efforts have failed due to objections from Beijing.
RANGEL: I never thought I would see the day, David when you were upholding democratic reforms in the People's Republic of China, which is just about ...
MOFA Deputy foreign minister Andrew Hsia (夏立言) condemned Qin's remarks, stating the Republic of China is a sovereign independent nation and the country's president must be respected and referred to by his proper official title at all times.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, the island's official name.
Sam Yeh/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A Taiwanese military police motorcycle team paraded during celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China in front of the presidential office in Taipei on October 10, 2011.
Only two countries had not taken part in this regional economic integration: One was the Republic of China, the other, North Korea.