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China: Sorry To Taiwan Fellow

Yesterday (October 10) is the national day of Republic of China. Bonnae from 1510.com takes the opportunity to say sorry to fellows in Taiwan. In respond to the news that Taiwan winner of the World Cyber Games was verbally assaulted by Mainland Chinese participants as he showed the nation's flag when receiving his medal, the blogger commented that such antagonism would only destroy the relation among fellow Chinese across the strait (zh).

2 comments

  • Charles Liu

    Ever thought about where the origin of such antagonism came from?

    Take a look at the official WCG site, and the Chinese Taipei team flag representing Taiwan:

    http://us.worldcybergames.com/sp/web/us.asp

    The Chinese Taipei player violated agreed upon rules that is supposed to keep competition pure and politics out.

    Still think the bad behavior is only one side?

  • mahathir_fan

    I have never heard of a country called “Chinese Taipei”. Where is it???

    I have however seen the green coloured passports saying “Zhong Hua Ming Guo”. Zhong Hua Ming Guo is a country, not Chinese Taipei.

    I would argue that Chinese athletes from Taiwan should be allowed to carry their nation’s flag, the flag of the Republic of China as their nation’s flag.

    Should organizers of such sporting event disagrees to them carrying their nation’s flag, then athletes from the Republic of China in Taiwan OUGHT to BOYCOTT such games.

    Mainland China did not particpate in the Olympics as Chinese Beijing for nearly 30 years until finally they won recognition. Taiwanese Chinese can learn from their perseverance.

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