• 2017
  • JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 2169 Taiwan (1964 VP1)" (2017-06-05 last obs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Koo Chen-fu Chester Koo (until 2001) - son of Koo Chen-fu Leslie Koo (2003-2017) - son of Koo Chen-fu Nelson Chang (2017-present) - interim Chairman and brother-in-law of Leslie Koo The company headquarter (Taiwan Cement Building) is accessible within walking distance south west from Zhongshan Elementary School Station of Taipei Metro at 113 Zhongshan Road North Section 2. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2017, there are totally 184 townships in Taiwan, including 38 urban townships, 122 rural townships and 24 mountain indigenous townships. (wikipedia.org)
  • Qing
  • Although controlled by the Dutch, the Ming loyalist Koxinga (鄭成功) defeated the Dutch garrisons and set up Taiwan as a rump Ming Empire with the hope of reconquering Qing China. (wikitravel.org)
  • Although contact between China and Taiwan dates back thousands of years, it was not until larger numbers of Han residents arrived during the Qing dynasty that Taiwan was formally integrated into the rest of China as part of Hokkien (Fujian) province. (wikitravel.org)
  • Defeated by the Japanese, the Qing Empire ceded Taiwan to Japan under the terms of the treaty of Shimonoseki in 1895. (wikitravel.org)
  • The Qing ceded Taiwan to Japan in 1895 after the Sino-Japanese War. (wikipedia.org)
  • While Taiwan was under Japanese rule, the Republic of China (ROC) was established on the mainland in 1912 after the fall of the Qing dynasty. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1683, Zheng Keshuang (third ruler of the Kingdom of Tungning and a grandson of Koxinga), surrendered to the Qing following a naval engagement with Admiral Shi Lang. The Qing then ruled the Taiwanese archipelago (including Penghu) as Taiwan Prefecture of Fujian Province. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taipei
  • Taiwan boasts some very impressive scenic sites, and Taipei is a vibrant center of culture and entertainment. (wikitravel.org)
  • Several bus companies provide services to Taipei and other destinations around Taiwan. (klm.com)
  • TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Krosa slammed into Taiwan on Saturday, with strong winds and heavy rains cutting power and cancelling flights while mainland China braced for what it called a serious impact. (enn.com)
  • Financial institutions supporting the service include Cathay United Bank, CTBC Bank, E. Sun Commercial Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank, Taishin International Bank and Union Bank of Taiwan. (idownloadblog.com)
  • The majority of Scholars choose to attend either National Taiwan University, National Chengchi University, National Cheng Kung University, or one of the other major Taipei institutions, but scholars have attended a wide range of universities throughout Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scholarships in Taiwan Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office Huayu Enrichment Scholarship List of universities in Taiwan Study in Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taiwan Province does not cover territories of the special municipalities of Kaohsiung, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, and Taoyuan, all of which are located geographically within the main island of Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the new central Taiwan-fu was still under construction, the capital was temporarily moved north to Taipeh (modern-day Taipei), which eventually was designated the provincial capital. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1949
  • However, the resumption of the Chinese Civil War led to the ROC's loss of the mainland to the Communists, and the flight of the ROC government to Taiwan in 1949. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taiwan News was founded June 6, 1949 by James Wei as China News, offering news reports and editorials printed on a stencil press. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Strait has been the theatre for several military confrontations between the PLAN and ROCN since the last days of the Chinese Civil War in 1949 when the Kuomintang (KMT) forces led by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek retreated across the Strait and relocated their government to their final stronghold of Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Philippines
  • Forty-six of four-hundred and forty five seed-plant species within these two islets of Taiwan are shared with the Philippines, the only region still considered Taiwan that shares species with the neighboring country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typhoons regularly hit China, Taiwan, the Philippines and Japan from August through the end of the year, gathering strength from the warm waters of the Pacific or the South China Sea before weakening over land. (enn.com)
  • 1997
  • The committee was affiliated to the Civil Affairs Department in 1958, to the Cultural Affairs Department in July 1997, to Taiwan Provincial Government in July 1999 and to Academia Historica on 1 January 2002 and changed its name to Taiwan Historica on the same date. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 1997 most of the Taiwan provincial government's functions have been transferred to the central government of the Republic of China following a constitutional amendment. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1895
  • In 1895, the entire Taiwan Province, including Penghu, was ceded to Japan following the First Sino-Japanese War through the Treaty of Shimonoseki. (wikipedia.org)
  • facto
  • Although the ROC continued to claim to be the legitimate government of China, its effective jurisdiction had, since the loss of Hainan in 1950, been limited to Taiwan and its surrounding islands, with the main island making up 99% of its de facto territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chinese
  • Taiwan has been populated for thousands of years by more than a dozen non-Han Chinese aboriginal tribes. (wikitravel.org)
  • Hundreds of Chinese tourists arrived in Taiwan on the first luxury cruise ship to sail directly to the island from Communist China, boosting prospects for expanded economic and tourism ties. (latimes.com)
  • The 1,600 passengers are the first of several large-scale tour groups Chinese officials have promised to send to Taiwan by ship or air. (latimes.com)
  • The modern word "Taiwan" is derived from this usage, which is seen in various forms (大員, 大圓, 大灣, 臺員, 臺圓 and 臺窩灣) in Chinese historical records. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taiwan Encyclopedia of Life (in Chinese). (wikipedia.org)
  • jointly
  • The program began in 2004 as the jointly established Scholarship Program of Taiwan funded by the Government of the Republic of China's Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, and Ministry of Science and Technology of the Executive Yuan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Province
  • The PRC asserts itself to be the sole legitimate government of China, and claims Taiwan as its 23rd province, even though the PRC itself has never had control of Taiwan or other ROC-held territories. (wikipedia.org)
  • forests
  • Besides its crowded cities, Taiwan is also known for steep mountains and lush forests. (wikitravel.org)
  • The Hengchun region of Taiwan is a subtropical evergreen forested area, with broad-leaved forests, as well as a few semi-tropical rain forests in the low-lands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Lower montane/lowland district of Taiwan is more similar to the warm climate forests, supporting broad-leaved forests. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • President TSAI since taking office in May 2016 has promoted greater economic integration with South and Southeast Asia through the New Southbound Policy initiative and has also expressed interest in Taiwan joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership as well as bilateral trade deals with partners such as the US. (forbes.com)
  • Elections
  • They are also commonly used as voting centers for the American public, specifically voting registration for elections in Taiwan and the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • The Nationalist government, the remnant of their army, and hundreds of thousands of supporters then fled to Taiwan. (wikitravel.org)
  • Panelists examined reforms that have been enacted in Taiwan over the past decade, and analyzed their impact on the functions of government agencies, political parties, and other non-governmental organizations. (brookings.edu)
  • The Taiwan Provincial Government has effectively become a nominal institution under the Executive Yuan's administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Japan
  • Following initial launch of iTunes carrier billing in Russia with Telefonica's O2 and in Germany with VimpelCom's Beeline unit nearly a year ago, Apple has now brought this alternative option to customers in Japan, Taiwan and Switzerland, according to reports from CNBC and Mashable. (idownloadblog.com)
  • China
  • Following the landmark Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) signed with China in June 2010, Taiwan in July 2013 signed a free trade deal with New Zealand - Taipei's first-ever with a country with which it does not maintain diplomatic relations - and, in November of that year, inked a trade pact with Singapore. (forbes.com)
  • America's Coming War with China: A Collision Course over Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Playing with Fire: The Looming War with China over Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • If China Attacks Taiwan: Military Strategy, Politics and Economics. (wikipedia.org)
  • regions
  • The Northeastern region of Taiwan receives much more rainfall and cloud coverage than other regions, making the species of this particular region distinct to this particular climate. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2169 Taiwan, provisional designation 1964 VP1, is a carbonaceous Astridian asteroid from the central regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 17 kilometers in diameter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regions of Taiwan Bias_towards_the_north_and_against_south Lonely Planet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Portuguese
  • Written history begins with the partial colonization of Taiwan by the Dutch and then the Portuguese in the early 17th century. (wikitravel.org)
  • political
  • The seminar featured leading practitioners and political scientists from Taiwan and the United States. (brookings.edu)
  • The way that the ROC obtained Taiwan is a subject of controversy that gave root to the complex unresolved political status of Taiwan and the Taiwan independence movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Taiwan still remains a leader in consumer electronics and is home to well-known computer brands such as Acer, Asus, Garmin, Gigabyte and HTC. (wikitravel.org)
  • Because of its colorful plumage and that its call resembles that of a percussion instrument known as a wooden fish, the species is also referred to as the "spotted monk of the forest" in Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • International
  • Although Taiwan is fully self-governing, most international organizations in which the PRC participates either refuse to grant membership to Taiwan or allow it to participate only as a non-state actor. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Taiwan Scholarship is a scholarship for international students who possess prior excellent academic performance and good moral character. (wikipedia.org)
  • BLI (2008) BirdLife International (BLI) (2008) Taiwan Fulvetta Species Factsheet. (wikipedia.org)
  • rapid economic growth
  • Taiwan also experienced rapid economic growth and modernisation under the leadership of Chiang Ching-kuo, becoming one of the world's richest and most modern economies and earning it a place as one of the East Asian Tigers. (wikitravel.org)
  • In the early 1960s, Taiwan entered a period of rapid economic growth and industrialization, creating a stable industrial economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Central
  • The Central region of Taiwan is characterized by basins, and is a plains region mostly surrounded by mountain ranges, such as the Hsueshan Range in the North. (wikipedia.org)
  • foreign
  • Taiwan begins to accept foreign aid as people take shelter in churches and temples in the aftermath of Typhoon Morakot. (wsj.com)
  • Japanese
  • According to the surveys carried out by the Japanese Akari satellite and the NEOWISE mission of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, Taiwan measures between 16.52 and 19.263 kilometers in diameter and its surface has an albedo between 0.042 and 0.085. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • Taiwan Asti Eric Jones (born July 26, 1988) is an American football running back for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). (wikipedia.org)