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  Flag of the Republic of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of the Republic of China is red with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays.
The Five-Colored Flag was used as a national flag from the inception of the Republic in 1912 until the demise of the warlord government in 1928.
The flag of the Republic of China has begun to symbolize the existence of a past and possibly future unified China, and as such the government of the PRC has made it clear that for Taiwan to change the flag would be a major provocation in favor of Taiwan independence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_the_Republic_of_China   (2242 words)

  
 Flag of the Republic of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Flag of the Republic of China in the news
Within Taiwan, the flag is embraced as a symbol by Chinese reunification supporters as a historical link with mainland China and shunned by Taiwan independence supporters for mainly the same reasons.
The "18-Star Flag" was adopted by the army and modern flag was adopted as a naval ensign with the "Blue Sky with a White Sun" flag serving as the naval jack.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/F/Flag-of-the-Republic-of-China.htm   (1757 words)

  
 Buy China Flag
The red in the flag represents the land of China itself, with reference to the Han race which is the dominant race among the many races of China.
This flag of Taiwain is shown in both the 1919 and 1930 editions of Jane's Fighting Ships and is identified as the Chinese Naval Ensign.
Strictly speaking, the flag was first officially adopted in 1914 as the 'naval flag' (both afloat and ashore).
www.international-flags.net /buy-online/china   (397 words)

  
 about the Flag of Taiwan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Official flag of Taiwan currently used in Olympic Games and other international sports events, in which Taiwan is called "Chinese Taipei," regardless the fact that the Chinese only comprise a small portion of Taiwan's residents and Taipei is just one of many metropolitan areas in Taiwan.
(Disputed) Flag will be used as the national flag of Taiwan in the future.
(Historical) Flag used in 1895 by the Republic of Taiwan.
www.usc.edu /dept/TSA/flags.html   (165 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Country profiles | Country profile: Taiwan
Taiwan is the island which has for all practical purposes been independent for half a century but which China regards as a renegade province that must be re-united with the mainland.
Taiwan is considered to have achieved an economic miracle, becoming one of the world's top producers of computer technology.
Taiwan's major terrestrial TV networks command the lion's share of viewing and tend to be politically partisan.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1285915.stm   (802 words)

  
 Republic of China (Taiwan)
This flag of Taiwan is shown in both the 1919 and 1930 editions of Jane's Fighting Ships and is identified as the Chinese Naval Ensign.
The College adopted a red flag, with the white sun on a blue disc at the centre of the flag.
(This flag is still used by several military colleges in Taiwan.) When Chiang became the president of China in 1928, it seemed natural for him to adopt a presidential flag which reflected his connection with the Whampoa College.
flagspot.net /flags/tw.html   (648 words)

  
 Taiwan - Flag - Introduction - Background
Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using the 1946 constitution drawn up for all of China.
In 2000, Taiwan underwent its first peaceful transfer of power from the Nationalist to the Democratic Progressive Party.
Throughout this period, the island prospered and became one of East Asia's economic "Tigers." The dominant political issues continue to be the relationship between Taiwan and China - specifically the question of eventual unification - as well as domestic political and economic reform.
www.exxun.com /Taiwan/a_fg.html   (212 words)

  
 Taiwan flags in S.L. ruffle a few feelings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The flag of Taiwan is displayed on a balcony at Canyon Road Condominiums near Memory Grove.
Taiwan is recognized by the IOC as a region of the mainland government and is referred to as Chinese Taipei.
Banning Taiwan's flag and forcing them to compete under the name Chinese Taipei and carrying a made-up flag for the occasion is the mistake.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/625528/posts   (2449 words)

  
 Taiwan Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Taiwan flag is red with a blue field with a sun in the canton, or in the upper-left-hand corner.
The Taiwan flag was officially adopted on October 28,1928, quite some time before Taiwan was made a separate state from China.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for the strongest headers in the industry.
www.special-tplus.com /taiwan-flag.html   (224 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - 2002 Winter Olympics - Chinese protest Salt Lake condo flying Taiwan flag - Sunday February 10, 2002 10:46 ...
During Friday's opening ceremonies, Taiwanese athletes marched behind the Olympic flag, not the flag of Taiwan.
That is the reason embassy representatives are interested in where the flag of Taiwan is displayed in Salt Lake City, said Dizhong Huang, embassy first secretary.
Under the IOC charter, the flag cannot be flown at any official Olympic venue or gathering.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/2002/news/2002/02/10/taiwan_flag_ap   (579 words)

  
 Flag Of Argentina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is normal practice to use the Argentinian national flag with the sun for all occasions outside of Argentina.
This is the flag of the President of Argentina.
Argentina's flag is a light blue and white triband with a yellow "Sun of May" in the center.
www.banners-and-flags.co.uk /3/graphics128.html   (317 words)

  
 A Virtual Travel to Taiwan
Taiwan is the second most densely populated area in the world.
The predecessor of National Taiwan University was Taihoku (Taipei) Imperial University, founded by the Japanese in 1928.
Taiwan Documents Project was established in 1999 to provide researchers and other interested persons a comprehensive source of primary material relating to the dispute over Taiwan.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/taiwan.htm   (778 words)

  
 REPUBLIC OF CHINA FLAG - TAIWAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The National flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan) was designed and formally presented at the founding meeting of the Hsing-Chung Hui (Society for Regenerating China) at its founding convention in Hong Kong on February 21, 1895.
The flag would be later redesigned to include a crimson background just prior to the revolution and would remain to today as the national emblem.
When the Provisional Government was first established, the five-color flag was adopted as the national flag, the 18-star flag was used by the army, and the "white sun in a blue sky" by the navy.
www.canadaflagmart.com /item45.htm   (427 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Flying the flag for China - in Taiwan
On the rooftop, two rather frayed red flags billow in the breeze - one is the banner of the Chinese Communist Party, the other, the national Chinese flag.
"Taiwan has had an anti communist party for a long time, and many here are anti-Chinese," said Mr Dai, who was born in Taiwan, but whose parents are from Hunan province in China.
Huang Li-hsin, director of civil affairs at the ministry, conceded that the group had not applied to formally register with the authorities, but said it had decided to act because the group was publicly advertising its activities.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/4168153.stm   (789 words)

  
 Santo Domingo, Taiwan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fort Santo Domingo was built by the Spanish at Tamsui in the northwestern coast of Taiwan.
 This Republic of China (Taiwan) location article is a stub.
Categories: Republic of China (Taiwan) geography stubs
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santo_Domingo,_Taiwan   (87 words)

  
 Independentist flag (Taiwan)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the past years, Taiwan has been gradually evolving into a new country.
The flag depicted here was selected after a wide competition in which 187 different flags were entered.
The flag also has a nickname: `the eight chrysanthemum-petal flag'.
flagspot.net /flags/tw}ind.html   (158 words)

  
 Taiwan World Flags - Taiwan Flag
Taiwan has a dynamic capitalist economy with gradually decreasing guidance of investment and foreign trade by government authorities.
While Taiwan is a major investor throughout Southeast Asia, China has become the largest destination for investment and has overtaken the US to become Taiwan's largest export market.
Because of its conservative financial approach and its entrepreneurial strengths, Taiwan suffered little compared with many of its neighbors from the Asian financial crisis in 1998.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/taiwan.shtml   (450 words)

  
 Asian Political News: Philippines to protest display of flag by Taiwan navy
Siazon said he would send a letter to the Taiwan government to complain that the ship violated rules stipulated by the Philippine government that its flag should not be hoisted while in the country.
Under the rules, which have been followed in past port calls, Taiwan naval ships are prohibited from raising the Taiwanese flag and publicizing their visits to the media.
The hoisting of the Taiwanese flag on one of the three Taiwan navy ships -- two frigates and a 17,000-ton command and supply ship -- which docked in Manila for a three-day visit from last Friday drew a strong reaction from China.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0WDQ/is_1999_June_21/ai_54973286   (380 words)

  
 Taiwan - Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Find a country's flag, map or national anthem here.
Known as white sun in blue sky, the flag of Chinese revolutionary leader Sun Zhong Shan appears in the canton.
The rays of the sun represent 12 traditional Chinese hours (each equalling two hours) symbolizing progress.
tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/countryfacts/taiwan_flag.html   (108 words)

  
 Taiwan Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
This 2' X 3' flag of Taiwan is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets.
Taiwan Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /taflny2x32.html   (126 words)

  
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 Taiwan flag 3ft x 5ft Nylon
Top quality 3'x 5' Taiwan flag made by a reputable U.S. flag company from durable heavyweight nylon.
Add a pole hem and fringe to your flag for indoor use.
Poland National Flag Flag 3ft x 5ft Nylon
www.united-states-flag.com /taiwan.html   (381 words)

  
 Chinese Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The vexillum, which was the cavalry flag, is described by Livy as a square piece of...
The remarkably talented Elsa Eriksson, who once made a shirt from an old Chinese flag and is tonight decked out in a winter-white wool skirt decorated with swirly wool flowers she says were inspired...
By draping themselves in the Chinese flag, many New Left thinkers such as Chen are also stoking China's rising anti-Americanism to discredit capitalism and the Washington consensus.
www.flagflag.com /ChineseFlag   (780 words)

  
 Taiwan Flags geographic.org; Taiwan's flag; Flag of Taiwan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Taiwan Flags geographic.org; Taiwan's flag; Flag of Taiwan
This flag of Taiwan is intended for representational purposes and no claim to technical accuracy is made.
Click on the link above to read the terms for use of this Taiwan flag on your web page.
www.geographic.org /flags/new3/taiwan_flags.html   (65 words)

  
 Taiwan Flag
This flag was formerly the flag of China from who Taiwan separated in 1949.
The red field represents China, the blue canton and white sun was the party flag of the Kuomingtang.
The sun has 12 points, one for every two hours of the day (for unending progress).
www.ultimateflags.com /int/taiwan.html   (57 words)

  
 About Taiwan - Location, Flag, Map, Weather, Transportation
There are 40 airports in Taiwan, 37 of which are paved.
There are 37,299 Km of highways in Taiwan.
There are 2,508 Km of railways in Taiwan.
www.phpclasses.org /browse/country/tw   (109 words)

  
 Taiwan Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
Home > Flags of the World > Flags of the World: Other than UN Members > Taiwan Flag > Taiwan Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
This 3' X 5' flag of Taiwan is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Taiwan Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
www.njflags.com /taflny3x53.html   (126 words)

  
 World Flag Database: Taiwan
The flag of Taiwan is that of the Republic of China that existed in mainland China before the communists overthrew it.
Because of this history this flag will cause offense to mainland Chinese authorities.
When Taiwan competes in IAAF or Olympic events they use a special sports association flag.
www.flags.net /old/TAIW.htm   (79 words)

  
 A new flag for Taiwan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The symbol in the middle depicts four hearts in harmony, representing the four population groups on the island -- aborigines, Hakka, Min-nan Taiwanese, and mainlanders -- who have to learn to live together in peace.
The debate on a new name has been going on for a long time.
To this debate the democratic opposition has now added the elements which are generally viewed as the symbols of a national identity: a new flag and a new anthem: the flag depicted here was selected after a wide competition in which 187 different flags were entered.
www.taiwandc.org /new-flag.htm   (190 words)

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