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  • 1. Moriah, Nicole, Devon China Vs. Taiwan
  • 2.
    • Taiwan along with Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu, and other small Islands are known as the Republic of China, or the ROC.
  • 3.
    • While some people think they should remain the ROC…
    • Others think they would be better off by becoming unified with the People’s Republic of China, or PRC which is mostly made up of mainland China.
  • 4.
    • Then again there is always the option of declaring Independence and becoming the Republic of Taiwan.
  • 5.
    • Since the ROC lost its United Nations seat in 1971, and was replaced by the PRC, Most states now recognize the PRC as the sole representative of China.
  • 6.
    • In 2005 the PRC passed the Anti-Succession Law.
    • It was basically way of saying we will use non-peaceful means in the event that you try to declare Taiwan's Independence.
  • 7.
    • It is Interpreted that this criteria opens up the scenario of Taiwan developing Weapons of Mass Destruction.
    • The ROC denies any such accusations.
    • And there is no evidence to show that they posses any Chemical or Nuclear Weapons…
    • On the other hand there is evidence to support that the PRC does hold Chemical and Nuclear Weapons of Mass destruction.
  • 8.
    • The possibility of war in such a close proximity makes ROC/PRC disagreement one of the most closely watched focal points in the Pacific.
  • 9.
    • Both sides have chosen to build a strong naval presence.
    • While the ROC is more defensive by buying frigates and missile destroyers…
    • The PRC is more on the offense by buying long-range cruise missiles and supersonic surface-to-surface missiles…
  • 10.
    • Despite long-standing political differences, trade between China and Taiwan is growing and there are signs of increased cooperation.
  • 11.
    • The two countries will soon begin nonstop chartered passenger flights between the countries, which some believe will lead to a resumption of normal transport links.
  • 12.
    • China and Taiwan trade has grown substantially in recent years…
    • Taiwan is in one of China’s top trade partners, and Taiwanese manufacturers have already invested $100 billion in China.
  • 13. The End.