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  Japan's Islands and China's Illicit Claims
China has harassed Japanese commercial vessels in the area for over a year, and in January the Chinese Navy began to patrol areas adjacent to Japan’s waters with new Russian-made Sovremennyy-class destroyers.
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  List of islands of the Republic of China Information
List of islands of the Republic of China Summary
This is a list of islands under the Republic of China administration (all claimed by the People's Republic of China).
These islands were part of Guangdong province, and later the Hainan Special Administrative Region, before the relocation of the ROC government to Taiwan in 1949.
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 sociology - China
On the other hand, the Republic of China, while never formally rescinding its claims, has moved away from its former identity as the ruler of China, and increasingly characterizes itself as "Taiwan", which is the usage commonly adopted in the West.
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 List of islands in the South China Sea - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
List of islands in the South China Sea
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 China
China or Zhongguo (中國) is an ancient cultural and geographic entity in continental East Asia with some offshore islands which is currently divided between the People's Republic of China (governing Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau) and the Republic of China (governing Taiwan and several outlying Fujianese islands).
China was one of the earliest centers of human civilization, and became a large united country with an advanced culture at a very early stage, outpacing the rest of the world in areas like art and science.
In the east, along the shores of the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea are found extensive and densely populated alluvial plains; the shore of the South China Sea is more mountainous and southern China is dominated by hill country and lower mountain ranges.
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 ipedia.com: People's Republic of China Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Taiwan's political status is controversial; it is administered by the Republic of China, which is currently based in Taipei and is the PRC's predecessor government.
In 1971, the PRC replaced the Republic of China as the sole representative for "China" in the United Nations and as one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council.
The People's Republic of China, in an attempt to limit its population growth, has adopted a policy which limits urban families (ethnic minorities such as Tibetans are an exception) to one child and rural families to two children when the first is female.
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 Wikinfo | China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
China (Traditional Chinese: 中國, Simplified Chinese: 中国, Pinyin: Zhōnggúo) is an ancient cultural and geographic entity in continental East Asia with some offshore islands which since 1949 has been divided between the People's Republic of China (governing Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau) and the Republic of China (governing Taiwan and several outlying Fujianese islands).
China was one of the earliest centers of human civilization, and became a large united country with an advanced culture at a very early stage, outpacing the rest of the world in areas like art and science.
There are now two nations which lay formal claim to the title of "China": the People's Republic of China (also called "Mainland China") and the pre-revolution government of the Republic of China which administers Taiwan and several small islands of Fujian.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/South China Sea Islands
The Republic of China founded in 1911 claimed the islands as part of the province of Canton (Guangdong), and later of the Hainan special administrative region.
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 Orchid Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is governed as Lanyu Township of Taitung County of the Republic of China.
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This is a list of islands under the Republic of China administration (islands claimed but not administered by the ROC are not included on this list).
All of these islands are claimed by the People's Republic of China.
These islands were part of Guangdong Province, and later the Hainan Special Administrative Region, before the relocation of the ROC government to Taipei in 1949.
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China and the Soviet Union sign the "New Defense Technical Accord." Under the terms of the agreement, the Soviet Union will provide China with a prototype nuclear bomb, missiles, and related data.
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The Dongyin Township, composed of Dongyin and Siyin, is a township of the Lienchiang County, Fukien Province, Republic of China (Taiwan).
The township was originally part of the Loyüan County before the ROC government evacuated to Taiwan in 1949 following the Chinese civil war.
It is claimed by the People's Republic of China government as part of the Luoyuan County of its Fuzhou prefecture.
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 Wuchiu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wuchiu (Chinese: 烏坵鄉; Pinyin: Wūqiū; Wade-Giles: Wu-ch'iu; Tongyong Pinyin: Wuciou) is a group of islands comprised of two major islands, namely Greater Chiu Islet and Smaller Chiu Islet, in the Taiwan Strait.
Administratively the Wuchiu Township is part of Kinmen County of the Fukien Province of the Republic of China.
The People's Republic of China claims Wuqiu as part of the Xiuyu District of the Putian prefecture of its Fujian Province.
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With over one-fifth of the world's population, the majority of China exists today as a state known as the People's Republic of China, but it also refers to a long-standing civilization comprising successive states and cultures dating back more than 4,000 years.
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