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Racial Foreign Employment in Taiwan

- Taiwan’s economy is speedy growing for 50 years; it has a constant price and divides the fairness of income. The industrial development has been growing speedy between 1980 and 2000, and got the credit as one of the “tiger” economics of Asia (Ubarra 553). In current years, industrial growth obliges more foreign workers. There were 465 thousand foreign workers in Taiwan in 2013; the most population was from Indonesia, which had more than 200 thousand people and another was from Thailand with 62,500 people (Xin 1)....   [tags: taiwan, foreign workers, job discrimination]

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Copyright in Taiwan

- Copyright in Taiwan Introduction The economic structure of Taiwan has been undergoing rapid changes in the recent thirty years. Taiwan has moved offshore from a labor-intensive industrialized country to an export-oriented economy. With the concentration of capital and technology, and the rapid diversification of hi-tech professional services, the structure of Taiwan industries has also changed greatly since late 1970s. The total annual production value accounted for by technology intensive industries has increased from 60 percent in mid 1980s to 75 percent in mid 1990s....   [tags: Taiwan Copyright Essays]

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Taiwan: The Silicon Island Society

- Taiwan: The Silicon Island Society Silicon Island is a nickname given to the island of Taiwan because of its technological hub located in the city of Hsinchu, which is a near replica of Silicon Valley in California. Hsinchu is located on the Northwest coast of the island and is bordered by mountains and the ocean. The city has a population of 370,000, which is made up of various ethnicities ( Hsinchu is comprised of indigenous Taiwanese, Southern Fujianese (Chinese), Hakka immigrants, Japanese and a few Dutch and Spanish immigrants....   [tags: Technology Industry Taiwan]

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A Look at Intellectual Property Piracy In Taiwan

- A Look at Intellectual Property Piracy In Taiwan Intro: Current Piracy Situation In Asia, Intellectual property piracy is rampant. Much attention has been directed at this issue and progress has been made in almost all Asian countries. Among them, Taiwan has been singled out as one of the worst offenders in the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) violation.[1] The following statistics shows that the piracy rate in Taiwan is not very high compared to Korea and China. (More recent data is unavailable when I checked BSA.) Table 1....   [tags: Intellectual Property Piracy Taiwan Essays]

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Taiwan Overview

- Taiwan Overview Taiwan is a small island country located east of China. It is also commonly known as the Republic of China, Taiwan is best known for overthrowing communist Chinese rule and becoming an independent, democratic country. While many Americans do not possess much knowledge about his island, its history and other facts can be truly interesting. The modern history of Taiwan begins in the last decade of the 16th century when a Portuguese ship passed the island and the crew dubbed the island "Ilha Formosa" which translates into "beautiful island"....   [tags: History Anthropology Taiwan]

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The History of Taiwan

- Modern Taiwan begins with Japanese colonial rule and has gone through three periods: the Japanese occupation (1895-1945), the Kuomintang authoritarian regime (1946-mid 1980s), and the Democratic period (late 1980s-present). This article explores modern Taiwan’s economic development in each of the three periods, analyses the main contributing factors, and finally comes to the conclusion that with the beginning of Taiwan’s Democratic period, Taiwan’s business firms found great profits in the mainland, and since then its economic growth has become increasingly dependent on mainland China as a result of the mainland attractiveness and chances after the open-up policy and the needs of Taiwan’s ec...   [tags: Mainland China, Characteristics]

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The World Trade Organization

- The World Trade Organization is widely known as an organization that deals with free trade on an international level. Quoting from their website, “the World Trade Organization (WTO) deals with the rules of trade between nations at a global or near-global level. But there is more to it than that.” (Source 1). In general to enter into the WTO, a country must meet certain criteria that deal with liberalization of trade policy. (Source 2. More like a general). As a member of the WTO, countries must adhere by rules and regulations set....   [tags: Taiwan]

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China and Taiwan

- China and Taiwan Historically, the Taiwan problem originated after the Nationalist and Communist Chinese re-ignited the Civil War. They had previously settled their disputes temporarily, to defend the invasion of the Japanese in the 1930s. The Civil War started again in 1946, only a year after fighting ceased at the end of the Second World War. The Communists were commanded by Mao Tse Tung, and the Nationalists were being lead by Chiang Kia-Shek. However, the Nationalists had the advantage of US support....   [tags: Chinese History]

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Culture and Social Changes of Taiwan

- Off the southeastern coast of the pacific super nation China, rest a humble and sovereign nation, Taiwan. Through many years of conflict, Taiwan has become a shimmer of light for developing pacific nations. Its culture streams from Chinese ancestry and century’s old religious beliefs have met the iron walls of today’s society. Social changes in Taiwan have opened the eyes to many of its citizens as they take on a rambunctious world. Through a thriving economy and never ending disputes with its tyrant neighbor, Taiwan is an exploration of many opportunities....   [tags: economy, war, religion]

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Relations Between China and Taiwan

- Relation between china and Taiwan Introduction The current conflict between china and Taiwan originally began in 1949 when Chiang Kai-shek (President of Republic of China) and his followers fled to Taiwan after their defeat by the Chinese communist party (led by Moa Tse-Tung) in the Chinese civil war, which erupted immediately after the Second World War. In 1950, the Chinese communist party established the people’s republic of china (PRC) and invaded Taiwan, to unify all of china under their rule....   [tags: independence, integration, interests]

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The Martial Law Era in Taiwan

- ... It still contained a significant number of restrictions, e.g. on freedom of assembly and association, and on political rights, which still exist in continuing National Kuomintang Party dominance (International Committee for Human Rights in Taiwan, 1987: 1, 7). Other existing laws effectively limit freedom of speech (International Committee for Human Rights in Taiwan, 1987: 1) and other civil liberties. In practice this meant that the Martial Law itself would remain on the books. Only the emergency decree activating its provisions for Taiwan and the Pescadores have been lifted meaning it remains in force on the smaller offshore island groups (International Committee for Human Rights in Ta...   [tags: Kuomintang, mainland china]

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The Food Safety Issue in Taiwan

- 1. Introduction In 2013, the food safety problem happening in Taiwan had raised the whole society’s concerns, and this serious issue also had caused a high degree of attention from the media in different countries. The industries involved in this scandal included cooking oils, alcoholic drinks, and other daily necessities. Among these categories, the food scandal occurring in the cooking oil industry was the most serious one as many famous oil manufacturers were all involved in this incident. All of these food safety scandals had made consumers lose trust in the government and be worried about their health....   [tags: scandals, additives, Chang-Chi Foodstuff Co]

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Democratization in Taiwan and South Korea

- Introduction Human civilization encompasses a lot of aspects. Among them is the ideology of democratization. Democratization is an unstoppable process which is much needed in the 21 century governance structures. East Asia is currently experiencing transitions from other former forms of running governments into democratization process of governance. Thus, after many years of struggle in development agendas, nations in East Asia are restructuring their systems to redefine their development process by instituting this democratization....   [tags: Authoritarian, Government, Transition]

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Business and Economic Strategies in Taiwan

- Business and Economic Strategies in Taiwan, from 1970s to Present Taiwan has grown over the last half century from a poverty stricken nation to an economically-stable country and this has seriously caught the attention of some developed western countries. The country has had one of the largest populations lavishing in poverty over the years but through hard work from its people as well as the government’s commitment, its economy boasts as one of the fastest growing not only in Asia, but also globally....   [tags: Government, Politics, International Business]

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Death and Dying in Taiwan

- All cultures have their own views on the subject of death and dying, no one culture’s follows the same methods as another. A reason for this is religion; there are so many diverse religions in the world enabling distinct values and customs towards death. Taiwan is no exception to this; religion within the country is made up of a variety of different religious beliefs and practices, as a result of their multicultural history. Compared to countries with a large immigrant population, the majority of people living in Taiwan are either Aborigines or Han Chinese (Tan, 2003) Even with their small ethnical groups in the country, the number of different religions is overwhelming; there are 26 officia...   [tags: cultural context and view]

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How Children Learn in Taiwan

- How children learn in my classroom Introduction The aims of this assignment are to demonstrate my understanding of learning theories and reflect on the way that children learn in my classroom in order to develop my own personal theory of learning. I teach English in a cram (tutoring) school which contains about twelve children per class and I also private tutor adults and children in Taiwan. My pupils’ ages range from eight years old to fifteen years old. Mandarin is the major language in Taiwan and English is the foreign language that all pupils have to start learning from third grade (age of nine to ten)....   [tags: operant conditioning, punishment]

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Taiwan' s Tourism Industry

- 1. INTRODUCTION Taiwan is one of the beautiful islands located towards the Southeastern of china ( Stephen, 1999). It has a roughly population of more than 22 million people therefore, one of the most densely populated regions known in the world. Besides having the high population, its environment is considere to be natural and green, as from a distance several mountains are seen with lush forests. It has very beautiful scenic sites and high number of national parks. Initially, Taiwan was populated with indigenous tribes but presently, only a small portion of the tribes can be traced as more than 97% of the people are Han Chinese....   [tags: beautiful islands, china, future trends]

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Mainland China vs Taiwan

- Conflicts between polarized contingents and belligerency about opposing ideologies have filled China’s history. For instance, the Chinese Civil War that began in 1927 resulted from a political clash between two groups that politically and ideologically opposed each other: Nationalism, led by the Kuomintang (KMT), and Communism, led by the Communist Party of China (CPC). While the Nationalists were rooted in Sun Yat-sen’s teachings- mainly, his Three Principles of the People that enumerated the moral and structural foundations of the KMT government- the Communists were led by Mao Zedong, who embraced a Marxist form of governance....   [tags: nationalism, communism, history, economics]

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China-Taiwan Relations in Terms of One China and the Taiwan Question

- ... The French court, which is even more unambiguous, dismissed the PRC’s intermediary appeal and held that, as “the Republic of China is a Chinese state,” the absence of recognition does not hinder its legal standing to defend the right of its former embassy property. Moreover, the German, Italian, and US courts have adamantly rejected the claim that the Warsaw Convention, to which the PRC is a party, should bind Taiwan, despite the PRC’s declaration that the convention “shall of course apply to the entire Chinese territory including Taiwan.” The Canadian courts went even further....   [tags: historical background Beijing-Taipei, US relations]

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Does Taiwan Have The Right to Be Autonomous?

- ... Taiwanese people fear that when the PRC is in charge again, time will return to 60 years ago when Chiang Kai-shek ruled the country, and no democracy will be left. They also fear that the large industrious companies in China will devastate the economy in the island. These are all reasonable doubts about China. However, there are more reasons to maintain a good relationship with China than to be separated from it. After World War II, Japan gave up control over Taiwan, and Taiwan was put under the Administrative control of the Republic of China Government since 1945....   [tags: international relationships]

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The Taiwan-China Conflict

- ... In addition, Taiwan’s President Lee Teng­hui set forth pre-conditions for the negotiation which are 1) Beijing to show goodwill to Taiwanese 2) China has to publicly renounce the use of force in solving the Taiwan issue (Myers 1). This was not welcome by Beijing and rejected it outright. In response, China also made its own conditions. The negotiation was bound to fail right from the start because of the acts of Taiwan’s President Lee Teng­hui which antagonized the other negotiating party, China....   [tags: resolve, issu, techniques, policy]

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U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Taiwan

- ... This is where Taiwan came into play. Neither side wanted to broach the subject of Taiwan, but this tiny island was a massive block throughout the negotiations. However, neither China nor the United States was going to let China hinder the start of their developing new relationship. The Normalization Communiqué The Normalization Communiqué was announced by President Jimmy Carter and went into effect on January 1, 1979. Prior to this announcement, Western nations had been selling military equipment to Beijing permitted by President Jimmy Carter....   [tags: china, harmony, safety]

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Taiwan's Application to the World Trade Organization

- Taiwan had first applied to join the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) on January 1st, 1990, under the label of “the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu.” Under this label, Taiwan was applying to the World Trade Organization (WTO) as an independent member, a fresh new applicant with out any other nation sponsoring its’ membership. Therefore, in order to successfully gain membership into the WTO, Taiwan had to gain sponsorship via negotiation with some of the current WTO-members and strict adherence to the series of provisions outlined under the GATT....   [tags: World Economics]

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Economic Relations Between Taiwan and China

- Taiwan and China are separated more than forty years, until November 1987 the government opened the country to visit relatives in mainland China, cross-strait economic and trade exchanges gradually opened. Prior to this, having established the indirect cross-strait trade exchanges prototype, however, since we had contacted with the initial exploratory phase is still limited in scope. In 1979, the beginning of the cross-strait economic and trade relations started from "A Message to Compatriots in Taiwan " proposed the two sides should commence immediately “Three Links”....   [tags: trade, cross-strait, investments]

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Analysis and Description of Taiwan's Three Principles

- Part A: The Nationalist party went to Taiwan after they lost the Chinese civil and with them, they brought their ideas and through those ideas, they carried the ideology of Sun Yat-Sen's three fundamental principles of the people. This investigation investigates: Why were Sun Yat-Sen’s three principles of the people fully achieved after 1988. My investigation will focus on why it was achieved by analyzing the Three Principles and comparing them to the government that was established in Taiwan. The end of martial law in Taiwan assists in analyzing this question because that is when all three principles were achieved....   [tags: sun yat sen, nationalism, livelihood]

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Taiwan

- In March 2003, the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), so far the most lethal infectious disease in this century, hit the world, including Taiwan. The unfortunate pandemic shattered Taiwan’s tourism industry and the nation’s image of a safe tourism destination region, thus affecting Taiwan’s economy. The Taiwanese government, as well as others that were affected, placed restrictions of varying stringency on domestic and international travel due to the cases of SARS. Therefore, precautions were taken and Taiwan’s global travel and tourism system deteriorated....   [tags: Health, Diseases]

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Democratization of Taiwan

- Democratization of Taiwan Taiwan is an island country which is located off the southeast coast of China between the Taiwan Strait and the Philippine Sea. It has a land area of about 32,000 square kilometers, and claims another 3,700 square kilometers of sea around it, giving it close to a total of 36,000 square kilometers for itself. The land of Taiwan consists mainly of mountainous terrain in the east while the west has flat plains which can be compared to the middle central part of the United States....   [tags: Papers]

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Taiwan and the One China Principle

- Taiwan and the One China Principle Since the conclusion of the Chinese civil war in 1949, China and Taiwan have functioned as separate nations. There has always been the promise by Taiwan to reunify with the mainland, but no real, concerted effort has ever been made. This and the actions of the United States on behalf of Taiwan have caused China to become threatened by the situation in recent months. The Chinese government released a statement last week that will bring the situation to a head in the near future....   [tags: Papers]

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Survival of the Fittest and the History of Taiwan and Political Powers

- Darwin's law of natural selection reveals that the natural world is indeed a brutal place, where those unfit for their environment will be supplanted by the better adapted. Just as the Galapagos Islands showcased the process of evolution within the natural world, the island of Taiwan has been a petri dish for natural selection of the political sphere even as the first western powers showed interest in the island. This early pre 1750s period of Taiwanese history had the factions of the Taiwanese Aborigines, Chinese and Dutch all striving for control over the island....   [tags: Aborigines, Dutch, Chinese]

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The Bunun People: A Slow Triumph in the Face of Adversity

- The Bunun: a Slow Triumph in the Face of Adversity The Bunun people live in the central mountainous area in Taiwan, a subtropical, marine climate with the rainy season between June and August (World Factbook, 2014). They refer to each other as “Bunun” and this means “person” in their language, which is also called Bunun (Huang, 1996, pg 55). They were once known as headhunters, following this ritual to ensure a plentiful harvest (Yang, 2011, 317). In 1978 the Bunun made up 0.3% of the total population in Taiwan, or 32,000 Bunun peoples....   [tags: Taiwan, culture]

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- Taiwan For centuries, Taiwan has been ruled by alien regimes. Modern Taiwanese history is a chronicle of the Taiwanese' struggles against oppression and fight for independent survival. Since 1945, Taiwan under the Kuomintang (KMT) regime has been subject to the threat of China's invasion. Even though recently the tensions across the Straits of Taiwan has loosened gradually, to Taiwanese, the unification policy stressed by both the KMT regime and the Chinese government still poses a grave danger of a forced and forcible merger with China....   [tags: History]

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- Taiwan is an island located about 100 miles from China. It was originally part of China. But in 1949, the communists seized Mainland China forcing the nationalists to retreat to Taiwan. From then on, Taiwan is also known as Free China. The leaders of Republic of China, (Free China) hoped someday that the communists will be driven out of China. Therefore, they start to build Taiwan as a military base for such purpose. However, their dreams were never accomplished, instead, their efforts turned Taiwan into a economic powerful country....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Taiwan Must Eliminate the Dependence on Nuclear Power

- The public awareness of nuclear power in Taiwan has increased markedly especially after the Fukushima nuclear accidents made nuclear power a contentious front-page issue. Nowadays, Taiwan produces 22% (i.e. 5028 megawatts ) of her energy from nuclear power produced by three power plants with 6 reactors. In addition to these three power plants, the under-construction nuclear power plant four has never been far away from the center of public opinion in the past 20 years. The rising environmental and anti-nuclear movements in Taiwan have created no shortage of policy disputes and public concern on the use of nuclear power for electricity generation (Hsiao.Liu et al, 1999).It seems to be an irre...   [tags: Nuclear Power Essays]

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Might, Not Right: Political Legitimacy in Taiwan Before 1750

- Famously close to the Chinese mainland and centrally located in the heart of the southeastern seas, the tiny island of Taiwan became desirable only within the last few centuries as the global market expanded. Before the extension of international trade in the 16th and 17th centuries, Taiwan was inhabited by a number of linguistically distinct aboriginal peoples who are thought to have arrived some 70,000 years ago from Southeast Asia. Despite politically charged claims to the contrary, Chinese interest in the island was not kindled until Dutch occupation in 1621, which demonstrated a potential for profit in its resources and strategic location....   [tags: Asian History]

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Comparing the Democratic Progress in Taiwan and Hong Kong

- Internal factors: The political system and the public involvement Progress of development of the political system The different progress of development of the democratic system in Taiwan and Hong Kong can be attributed to their internal and unique political structure and role of political parties. First of all, it should be noted that there are fundamental differences in the design of government structures in Taiwan and Hong Kong. In Taiwan, as long as the boss of the party won the presidential election, he or she will be granted the legitimacy to rule the country, no matter the KMT, DPP or any party he or she comes from....   [tags: political system, chinese government]

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Three Possible Taiwan Futures

- Taiwan’s past and present are inextricably linked to that of the People’s Republic of China. Therefore, one cannot begin to postulate and critically comment upon a possible “Taiwan future” without first assessing the prevailing political climate of her mainland cousin: the People’s Republic of China. Given the current rhetoric espoused by both Taipei and Beijing, one may argue that three possible “Taiwan futures” emerge as most likely to occur. These scenarios, from most to least probable, are: 1) peaceful reunification with the PRC; one country, two systems; 2) a referendum declaring Taiwan a sovereign state, independent of the PRC; and 3) reunification achieved via a PRC initiated militar...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Population Growth of Taiwan

- The Population Growth of Taiwan 1. The three paradigms of human population growth are, the Cornucopia paradigm, the Neo-Malthusian paradigm and the UN Model. The cornucopia paradigm makes the assumption that the more humans are the better because then there will be more ideas and technological advances; the human population growth is unlimited. This assumption is unrealistic because with an overabundance of people, the resources they would need to survive would diminish as they already are. The result of this kind of growth would mean there would be six quadrillion people on earth....   [tags: Papers]

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Industrial History of Taiwan

- Industrial History of Taiwan Taiwan's real economic development began in 1895 when it was captured by the Japanese. They introduced a large number of new concepts and began to turn Taiwan into another part of Japan. First of all, they surveyed all the land to find which parts were useful to them and began recording things about Taiwan in the form of surveys and a census. They standardized measurements and currencies, introduced strict military and police controls and most importantly, began to monopolize on Taiwan's manufacturing potential....   [tags: Papers]

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Chine and Taiwan Crisis

- The People's Republic of China has recently passed an anti-secession law aimed at the Republic of China whom they still claim is a rogue province still under the law and subject to rule by Beijing. Taiwan for years has walked a very fine line between fully breaking from China which it began after the Communist revolution shortly after World War II, and full independence which it has so sought for more than a generation. With the possibility of Taiwan seceding from China increasing the Chinese have been slowly backed into a very unfavorable position which could erupt into a regional conflict and perhaps even another World War....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cultural Policy in Taiwan

- Cultural Policy in Taiwan Taiwan has its own very special government system. On the central government level (relevant to the federal government), there are both president and premier in the system. The National Assembly is the representation of all citizens to the president, and the Legislative Assembly is to the premier who is in charge of the Executive Yuan, the top administrative body of Taiwan. The current National Assembly is in charge of the change of constitution laws, while the Legislative Yuan makes all other laws....   [tags: Papers]

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Taiwan Perspective

- Taiwan Perspective As United States policy states we support the "one China" idea but we will defend Taiwan if mainland China begins to attack. Thereby putting us at war with China. Taiwan would then be a free state, assuming we control and win the war, but at what cost to America. And for how long. Taiwan's future should be dependent upon Taiwan. Taipei possesses a huge financial reserve; Washington should help the island spend it by selling them the arms they need to properly defend itself from an invasion or attack by China....   [tags: Foreign Policy, Politics]

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- Taiwan opposition leader James Soong urged the island's independence-leaning leaders to take advantage of his "bridge-building" trip to mainland China to seek cross-strait peace. "People from both sides of the strait are longing for peace ... Mainland leaders have also showed sincerity in improving cross-strait relations," Soong told reporters at the airport upon return from his nine-day visit to China. He added Friday that China had announced a number of concrete steps to boost bilateral ties, including a promise to push for direct air links in 2006....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Recognition of the Chen Shuibian Government in Taiwan

- Recognition of the Chen Shuibian Government in Taiwan Current United States policy towards the People's Republic of China and Taiwan is the culmination of nearly three decades of trilateral diplomatic activity and is based, ostensibly, upon four policy documents. These cornerstones of Sino-American relations are the Joint U.S.-China Communiqué of Shanghai, China, issued on February 27, 1972 ; the Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between the U.S. and the People's Republic of China, issued on January 1, 1979 ; United States Public Law 96-8, known as the Taiwan Relations Act, approved April 10, 1979 ; and the U.S.-China Joint Communiqué, issued August 17, 1982 ....   [tags: Papers]

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The U.S. Arms Policy and Taiwan From the 1970's to the 1990's

- Before Nixon decided to pursue normalization with China in 1971, the U.S. arms sales policy towards Taiwan was stable because of the Vietnam War effort and global containment strategy. U.S. pulled Taiwan into its global policy without much debate, given that choice for Taiwan was indeed limited and its economic strength as well as defense capability were relatively weak. With US recognition of the PRC a fait accompli, how to make the new relationships with China and Taiwan had engaged lawyers and diplomats beginning in 1972 and especially during 1978....   [tags: Foreign Policy]

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The Bitter and Unstable Relations between The People's Republic of China and Taiwan

- Cross-Strait Relations The Cross-Strait relations refer to the bitter and unstable relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China. The term comes from the relationship that both China and Taiwan has had, physically across the Taiwanese Strait. The relationship between the countries has been filled with war, tension, and little contact. In the earliest of Taiwanese history, both nations fought to seek diplomatic control as the legitimate form of Chinese government (Lee)....   [tags: Cross-Strait Relations]

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The Causes and Future of Taiwan and Hong Kong's FDI in Mainland China

- ... The building industrial parks, and other transfers of economic development experience, have showed the Mainland Chinese a viable model for economic development and technological advancement, which have significantly contributed to China’s unprecedented economic growth. Another way in which China specifically tried to attract engagement with Taiwan, Hong Kong and other ethnically Chinese regions was through the creation of Special Economic Zones (SEZ). SEZs helped facilitate economic investment and FDI from Taiwan, Hong Kong and overseas regions with ethnic Chinese minorities....   [tags: foreign direct investment, global finance]

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- The research paper’s title is a Taiwan college and technical institution library user education survey. Based on the research title, it clearly stated and accurately describes the content of the research. It is because the title given was straightly direct to shows the issues that going to be discussed in the research. So that, for other researcher or academician would not found any difficulty to trace what’s the point of view of this research. Then, from reading the abstract of this research, other researcher or academician can identified and got some general idea about the nature of study, methodology being used and conclusion of this research....   [tags: Higher Education ]

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The New Taiwanese Identity and its Political and Economic Connections

- Taiwan was called the Republic of China in the past fifty years, but now, it is trying to change its official name to Taiwan. Along with the name change, the identity of Taiwanese people also shifts. The identity change of a nation never come without the political interference; yet the political decisions of the Taiwanese government are also connected with its economic policies. In this paper, I will try to solve the complex relationships between the Taiwanese national identity change, the political and economic policies, along with its relationships with its counterpart, the People’s Republic of China....   [tags: History of Taiwan, Culture]

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Relations Between the United States and China

- The sovereignty of a nation, the integration of territories and national reunification and safety are the focus of Sino-US relationships. The US refuses to accept a powerful China. The previous secretary of the US Assistant Secretary of State Winston Lord once told reporters that at the beginning, America and China focused to settle down the problems on how to treat each other in a strategic way and the problems will determine the Sino-US relations characteristics after the cold war to a large degree....   [tags: government, arms, Taiwan]

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Impact Of The Consolidation Of Institutional Democracy On Japan, Taiwan, And South Korea

- Future Developments in Asian Democracy: Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Consolidation of Institutional Democracy in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea This political analysis will define the effectiveness of the institutional consolidation of democracy that is part of the historical evolution of Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea. The premise of democratic consolidation is defined through Schedler’s evaluation of the stability of political trends, which forecast a long-term, but steadfast evolution of Asian countries into liberal democracies....   [tags: Democracy, Liberal democracy, Democratization]

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Freedom of Protest in Youth Movement

- Freedom of Protest in Youth Movement Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators, most of whom are youth in colleges, gathered in the streets around Taiwan's Parliament last month for nearly 2 weeks to show their opposition to a trade pact signed by Taiwan and the People Republic of China governments, challenging the president's policy of moving the democratic island closer to Mainland China respect to economics. An editorial titled Trade protest shames Taiwan democracy, published by Global Times, strongly criticized the protest as an impetuous or even over-radical action....   [tags: history of Taiwan, international relations]

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Buddhism and Gender Inequality: The history behind Tzu Chi

- One of the great world religions that can be found all around the globe is Buddhism. It has flourished in the Eastern World and has made its way into the Western World, joining the ranks of all the other great religions. Like all the other major religions that exist we find that with Buddhism there is a distinct problem in the equality between men and women especially as it looks on the duties of both in taking up positions in monasteries and conducting religious duties. With following stories with women in early Buddhism, evidence from texts have shown indications of what their place was in the communities and who they were....   [tags: eastern world, taiwan, woman]

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Analysis Of Scooby Doo And I

- ... The show was enjoyable because it was simple, funny and was broadcasted for children just like me. Taking bits and pieces from the show every time, I would slowly be able to understand what kind of mysteries they were trying to solve. This feeling--being able to understand television dialogues, read a restaurant menu and participate in conversations--was incredible. After a few years living in California, our family moved back to Taiwan for work-related reasons again. Luckily this time, I already had the resources to further increase my English ability....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Taiwan, School]

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The Republic of the Philippines: Poverty and Political Conditions

- Political Conditions: The Republic of the Philippines is a Constitutional Republic and has three branches of government. The Executive, Judicial, and Legislative are laid out much like the United States’ (CIA WFB, 2012). The Philippine constitution was amended and re-ratified February of 1987 and has not changed since. (CIA WFB, 2012) The Philippine Government has strong ties with the United States and currently United States Army Pacific Command (PACOM) conducts joint operations with the National Army of the Philippines (NAP)....   [tags: Scarborough Reef, taiwan, china]

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Taiwan Earthquake - The 9-21 Earthquake (September 21 1999)

- Taiwan Earthquake - The 9-21 Earthquake (September 21 1999) CNN: A special news report-This morning, there was an earthquake registering 7.6 on the Richter scale shaked Taiwan at 1:45am on September 21,1999. The epicenter is a mile under the ground in Nantou near Puli. There are many buildings crushed, and even a twelve floor-high rise building suddenly became a two floor- high rise building (the first to the sixth floors dipped into the underground, and the seventh to the twelfth floors went diagonally down and damaged the road.) As of press time the Disaster Management Center said 2,034 people were confirmed dead....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Problems with Internet Cafes and Online Games in Taiwan

- Problems with Internet Cafes and Online Games in Taiwan Asian countries have never been unfamiliar with gaming software. From the very beginning when Japanese companies developed various game councils, Asian countries, such as Hong Kong and Taiwan, became large markets for computer and video games. In addition to the spread of gaming system technology in Asia, countries like Taiwan, China, and South Korea that have abundant labor resources have developed sufficient, but inexpensive computer components and software in recent decades....   [tags: Computers]

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Tools in Wide Distribution Computer Forensics in Taiwan

- Tools in Wide Distribution Computer Forensics in Taiwan Back in the days when all computers are pretty much standalone entities in the world, each unit is self-contained and does not pose much threat. Similarly in politics, when patches of little disgruntle tribal groups here and there are kept in isolation, there was not much threat to a dominating foreign government. However, when the internet becomes available to all computer users around the world, it is like uniting all the little tribal groups under one umbrella and the potential threat is much greater....   [tags: Technology Computers Essays]

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Taiwan, Taipei: Why Does the Chinese Communist Party Place so Much Emphasis on Naming the Island?

- Taiwan, Taipei: why does the Chinese Communist Party place so much emphasis on naming the island. To attempt to answer this question, first the origin of the conflict has to be analyzed. Beginning in the 1940’s, the CCP’s victory over the Kuomintang symbolized the beginning of cross-strait issues. However, it wasn’t until 1992 when George Bush Senior decided to announce that the United States would sell D-15 fighter jets to Taiwan. This action caused cross-strait tensions to reach an all time low between Taiwan, China, and the United States....   [tags: successful island nations, international relations]

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Cultural Studies At Tongji University

- During my undergraduate years, I gradually developed the aspiration to pursue an academic career in the humanities through my training in cultural studies at Tongji University (Shanghai) and more importantly, the exchange study of Taiwanese literature at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. In addition to furnishing me with a better understanding of Taiwanese history and culture, the experience spurred me to reflect on “China” as a contested concept, a multivocal narrative, and a monolithic hegemony calling for deconstructive intervention....   [tags: China, People's Republic of China, Taiwan]

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Pushing Pause on Cross-Strait Tension: Development of an Agreement for Mutual Inaction Offers the Opportunity for China/Taiwan Negotiations

- In chemistry, two prevailing types of bonds between atoms exist. Covalent bonds describe a connection between two atoms in which both share their electrons in order to form a desirable octet between the two. Ionic bonds, however, occur through the transfer of electrons between two atoms; in actuality, the atoms remain separate from one another, and have little more in common than an electron transaction. In essence, the bond between ions breaks as both dissociate from each other over time, resulting in completely separate entities....   [tags: International Politics ]

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Comparison of HR Practices and Employment Relations Philosophies in China and Taiwan

- Comparison of HR Practices and Employment Relations Philosophies in China and Taiwan Introduction In the face of ever-increasing globalization, both China and Taiwan have now joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO); a more open market economy and closer integration with the global economic order appears to be inevitable for both countries (Magarinos et al. 2002). Human Resource Management (HRM) is one of the critical tools for improving productivity and competitiveness at the grass-roots level (Poole 1997)....   [tags: Papers]

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Eight High Performing Asian Economies: The Four Tigers

- ... First, an declining electronics manufacturing base that is redeploying physical asset, investment, capital and managerial skill to the provinces china. Second , a booming information services market led by bank , trading house, and insurance companies which involved in getaway transaction transaction to china and other international deal making. From 1982 to 1992 , the manufacturing as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) dropped from 25 percent to 20 percent and as a share of the labor fell from 40 to 29 percent....   [tags: Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan]

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The One-Dimensional Portrayal of the Immigrant Mother in Nothing but the Truth (and a Few White Lies)

- The One-Dimensional Portrayal of the Immigrant Mother in Nothing but the Truth (and a few white lies) Justina Chen Headley explores in her book Nothing but the Truth (and a few white lies) the search for her protagonist’s identity, Patty Ho, which is a part Taiwanese, part American girl. Headley displays the mother as a one-dimensional parent who is holding onto conservative and traditional Taiwanese values, and is imposing her cultural values onto her daughter as a justification for her strict parenting style....   [tags: Justina Chen Headley, identity, abuse, Taiwan]

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China's Tenous Relations

- In the current international political climate, there are few more precarious situations than the one that has been long simmering between China and Taiwan. Taken at its simplest form, this dispute appears to be a simple battle among two places with differing vantage points. One, Taiwan wishes to form an independent state and break the hold that the other, China, has over it. However, when examined more closely, it becomes clear that the outcome and actions of this disagreement have ramifications that reach far beyond Asia and well into the western world as well....   [tags: China Taiwan Dispute Research Paper]

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Taiwanese National Health Insurance Card

- Taiwanese National Health Insurance Card Taiwanese government has been providing health insurance coverage to all its citizens since 1997. Initially, the National Health Insurance Agency managed and tracked citizen's medical usage via four versions of paper national health insurance card. The health insurance card, the newly born handbook, the pregnancy handbook, and major disease/handicap certificate. Whenever a citizen visits health clinic, the visit is recorded on the back of the appropriate ID....   [tags: Insurance Coverage Taiwan Essays]

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Cooperative Enforcement: The Tainan Example

- 5.2 Cooperative Enforcement: The Tainan Example As analysed above, Taiwan’s environmental criminal law enforcement faces some common problems. Since 2005, there has been a new cooperative enforcement model run by the Tainan Local Prosecutors’ Office voluntarily. Three prosecutors in the Tainan Local Prosecutor Office were interviewed and it was realised that this model may provide many solutions to the problems identified in this research. Figure 5.2 A Successful Cooperative Enforcement Model in Tainan City, Taiwan Tainan, an old cultural centre in the southern part of Taiwan, has increasing industrial pollution....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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James Clavell Essay - Taipan and Shogun

- James Clavell’s Exploration Of Ancient Oriental Customs James Clavell certainly had his work cut out for him when he chose to write his “Asian Saga” series of novels. Exposing the customs and culture of the ancient Orient is a daunting task for even the most qualified professional. However, to do so with an intriguing and entertaining medium is verging on impossibility. Until the last two centuries, both China and Japan remained time capsules that held within them unique societies based on radically different values and perspectives....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Taiwanese Culture and Identity - Current Relationship with the Chinese

- Taiwan has struggled to find its identity in the world ever since 1971 when Taiwan (The Republic of China) was replaced by the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations. The Current Relationship between Taiwan and China is very complicated and every person has a different understanding of it. People often times questions the truthfulness of the history between and China and Taiwan and it has almost came to the conclusion that this simply cannot be described in detail and cannot be proven to be the truth....   [tags: Taiwanese Identity ]

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Deal Focus vs. Relationship Focus

- Based on Richard R. Gesteland book, deal-focus vs. relationship focus is one of four patterns in the cross-cultural business behavior. More than a few divergences between deal-focus and relationship-focus make both of them will be grumble while working together. Deal-focus people will go straight to the work part. Deal-focus people can be assumed as aggressive, bad-mannered, and assertive. On the contrary, relationship-focus people will concentrate in build strong relationship before jump to the work part....   [tags: Cross-Cultural Business Behavior]

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The Taiwanese Development Model Since 1960

- The Taiwanese Development Model Since 1960 According to Thomas Gold Taiwan offers a text book case of an elite-led revolution leading to social transformation. The stability of hard authoritarianism of the Taiwanese government laid the groundwork for Taiwanese development. The KMT's cohesiveness and political domination plus the economic development aid supplied by the United States also helped to provide good conditions for Taiwanese growth in the beginning. Once the KMT gained control of Taiwan they redistributed the land and launched a program of rehabilitation and industrialization....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Impact of Taiwanese Domestic Politics on Cross Strait Relations

- In 1996 the Republic of China held its first open presidential elections in which the incumbent Lee-Teng Hui, a benshengren born on the island, held his seat with a comfortable 54% of the vote. The run up to the elections saw the occurrence of The Third Taiwan Strait Crisis in which the PRC unsuccessfully attempted to intimidate voters in Taiwan, sending a message that the elections of Lee would ultimately mean war. In response the United States under the leadership of President Bill Clinton, acting as commander-in-chief, sent not one but two aircraft carriers into the straits, indicating military solidarity with the ROC....   [tags: china, nationalism]

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Japan Caught Between US and China

- Japan caught up in U.S.-China spat Japan came under criticism in the fallout of a heated exchange between the United States and China over Taiwan at the Asia Security Conference here. In fact, some participants said Japan-not China-is the country creating the most fears in Asia. The three-day conference, hosted by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies, ended Sunday. A key topic of debate was a Japan-U.S. agreement reached in February on common strategic objectives-including how to deal with Taiwan....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Golden Gate Bridge

- Study tour destination The whole world scrambles just to catch a glimpse of Los Angeles each time a movie from Hollywood or Universal studio shows. Do you know that Los Angeles is home to the two studios and has a larger GDP than countries such as Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Norway and Taiwan. It is also a world leader in tourism, aerospace, clean technology, entertainment as well as healthcare. Being a large sophisticated metropolis and its ability to host a large number of movie celebrities, clearly shows that this is one of the safest cities on earth in comparison to Taiwan....   [tags: los angeles, hollywood, universal studios]

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The Asian Tigers

- Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korean transformed from deprived villages to swift growing countries, and earned the title as the “Asian Tigers.” The speedy success of Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korean became popularly known as the Asian Tigers. They were able to transform their poor economy to one of the world’s fastest growing countries. They provided training and education for workers and focus on exports. The Asian Tigers also promoted property rights that were able to preserve the agricultural workers’ interest....   [tags: Economics]

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The Private Security Guard Business

- ... Reporting any significant incidents, attend to accidents and provide some care during medical emergencies, write up and complete security reports, should there be an incident they can assist investigators by providing or granting access to see reports, videos, testimony, etc. and lastly they can conduct inspection of safety and security equipment and organization any repairs that are needed. Public Perception Although many citizens tend to see these private security guard on the same level as the police sometimes even confuse them for one another, Sun, Jou, Hou, & Chang (2014) states that most are relatively positive when it comes to opinions about private security guards as issues like...   [tags: Security guard, Security, Police]

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The Tripartite Education System And Its Advocacy Of Student 's Apprenticeship Opportunity

- Yun-Ru (Mia) Lo Cassady Hastings EDUC 310 1 November, 2014 Education System in Germany Introduction Germany has been known for its tripartite education system and its advocacy of student’s apprenticeship opportunity. There are multiple debates between educators and parents on whether stratifying children in an early age is a good idea and whether it will benefit the children if they receive specialized vocational training before they enter the work force. However, I believe Germany’s tripartite education system and its advocacy of apprenticeship opportunity are actually their strengths, and after taking into account Germany and Taiwan ecological framework, it is possible f...   [tags: Education, Higher education, High school, School]

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Income Inequality : Why Do I Think It Is A Microeconomics Issue?

- ... This assignment focuses on studying the microeconomics aspect of income inequality in Taiwan, which is defined as the gap that exists between the rich and the poor. Lin, Lahiri and Hsu (2014) found that: Household income inequality has been increasing in Taiwan since 1980 and this increase has been strongly driven by the demographic composition of the population. Of the various factors, namely, changing family size, growing concentration of education and transformation of the industrial structure, increase in the aging population or retired families plays an important role towards increasing family income inequality in Taiwan....   [tags: Progressive tax, Tax, Economics, Income tax]

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The Success of Taiwanese Immigrants

- Some Background behind Taiwan Taiwan, a small island on the coast of Mainland China, after WWII was occupied by the KMT, led by Chiang Kai-Shek along with his followers fled to Taiwan due to the loss of the Chinese Civil War. The U.S financially backing the KMT, due to their fight against communism during the Cold War Era, led to massive industrialization in Taiwan and political tension between Taiwan and China. Thus during the 1950s and on, Taiwanese people, mostly students, started to immigrate into America and try to assimilate into the American lifestyle....   [tags: Taiwanese Americans]

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A Biography Of My Grandfather

- I did my biography on my grandfather. He was a very successful man who was in the air force. My great grandfather was Guo-Liang Chang. He was working under china's spy system(like the CIA in USA). At the time, China was against Japan, fighting in World War 2. My grandfather was born in December 24th, 1921. He was born in Hunan State in China. His name is Jer-Shian Chang. He was an only child but he had many step-brothers and step-sisters but they always picked on him. It was very peaceful from childhood to high school....   [tags: China, war, planes]

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What is Mandopop and How Does It Differ From Other Pop Music?

- Mandopop is defined as the shortened form of the Chinese music genre ‘Mandarin-Chinese language popular music’ (Moskowitz 2009). However, Mandopop cannot be defined solely as a music genre but a cultural and social importance, especially in China and Taiwan. This essay will first focus on the brief history of Mandopop and its cultural and social importance in China and Taiwan. Secondly, the essay will concentrate on the marketing style in increasing revenues of Mandopop within the Chinese music industry ....   [tags: Music]

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