If you went to visit Taiwan,would you discover that it isn't China?
- Anonymous1 year agoBest Answer
You'd quickly notice these differences -
1. Taiwan's national flag is different from PRC China's.
2. Vast majority of people in Taiwan identify themselves as Taiwanese.
3. There are rich culture elements in Taiwan, including aboriginal culture elements, Han culture, Japanese and Western influences.
4. If one reads their written language, Taiwan uses traditional characters whereas PRC China uses simplified characters.
5. When at public places, people of Taiwan don't cut in the line, spit, etc. In PRC, those are common.
6. There is no internet censorship in Taiwan. In PRC China, there is no access to FB, Google, etc.
7. In Taiwan, it's perfectly fine to discuss politics. People vote for their own public officials. In PRC China, one needs to be careful not criticize the communist party or PRC government.
8. In Taiwan, anyone including foreign visitors can practice any religion, including Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Taoism, Falun Gong, etc. In PRC China, there is no freedom of religions. One can be persecuted because of practice of religion. Falun Gong practitioners are detained, persecuted, or killed for their organs.
9. US citizens (and many others) can visit Taiwan for 90 days without needing to acquire for a visa. US citizens need to apply for visa to go to PRC China.
- Anonymous11 months ago
7 month Answer.
- 1 year ago
They speak the same language, Mandarin, Taiwan is entirely deifferenct from mainland China. You can enjoy more freedom in every aspect.
- 1 year ago
Taiwan is a great country. If you want to be technical about it, Taiwan is China. the ROC called the Republic of China was a charter member of the United Nations only to be kicked out so that the PROC Peoples Republic of China could be let in. After working in Taiwan for 8 years I can tell you what a wonderful, safe and great country it is.
Monday Republic Day/New Year's Day National holiday
Sunday Farmer's Day Observance
Thursday Chinese New Year's Eve National holiday
Friday Chinese New Year's Day National holiday
Saturday Chinese New Year Holiday 1 National holiday
Sunday Chinese New Year Holiday 2 National holiday
Monday Chinese New Year Holiday 3 National holiday
Tuesday Chinese New Year Holiday 4 National holiday
Wednesday 228 Memorial Day National holiday
Friday Lantern Festival Observance
Friday Tourism Day Observance
Thursday Women's Day Observance
Monday Arbor Day Observance
Sunday Earth God's Birthday Observance
Tuesday March Equinox Season
Thursday Youth Day Observance
Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
Wednesday Children's Day National holiday
Wednesday Kuan Yin's Birthday Observance
Thursday Tomb Sweeping Day National holiday
Monday God of Medicine's Birthday Observance
Tuesday Labor Day National holiday
Friday Literary Day Observance
Tuesday Matsu's Birthday Observance
Sunday Mother's Day Observance
Tuesday Buddha's Birthday Observance
Sunday Opium Suppression Movement Day Observance
Monday Dragon Boat Festival National holiday
Thursday June Solstice Season
Tuesday Kuan Kung's Birthday Observance
Tuesday Chen Huang's Birthday Observance
Wednesday Father's Day Observance
Friday Valentine's Day Observance
Saturday Ghost Festival Observance
Monday Armed Forces Day Observance
Sunday September Equinox Season
Monday Mid-Autumn Festival National holiday
Friday Teachers' Day Observance
Wednesday National Day/Double Tenth Day National holiday
Wednesday Double Ninth Day Observance
Sunday Overseas Chinese Day Observance
Thursday Taiwan's Retrocession Day Observance
Wednesday Halloween Observance
Monday Sun Yat-sen's Birthday Observance
Thursday Saisiat Festival Observance
Friday December Solstice Season
Friday Dōngzhì Festival Observance
Tuesday Constitution Day Observance
Tuesday Christmas Day
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- 1 year ago
Because they don't want to be.
- benLv 61 year ago
depends if i talked to kuomintang or dpp supporters.
- Walter BLv 71 year ago
Politically and culturally it is Chinese. Everything changed when the Nationalists took over in 1949 after fleeing mainland China following the civil war. The Nationalist Chinese, from all over China, brought their own cuisines with them. They also brought a right-wing military dictatorship under Chiang Kai-Shek and Taiwan still has a number of undemocratic laws. Mandarin is the national language instead of the local Formosan.
- Max HooplaLv 71 year ago
I will keep that in mind.