Globalization

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Globalization

  1. 1. Moriah, Nicole, Devon China Vs. Taiwan
  2. 2. <ul><li>Taiwan along with Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu, and other small Islands are known as the Republic of China, or the ROC. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>While some people think they should remain the ROC… </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Then again there is always the option of declaring Independence and becoming the Republic of Taiwan. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>In 2005 the PRC passed the Anti-Succession Law. </li></ul><ul><li>It was basically way of saying we will use non-peaceful means in the event that you try to declare Taiwan's Independence. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>It is Interpreted that this criteria opens up the scenario of Taiwan developing Weapons of Mass Destruction. </li></ul><ul><li>The ROC denies any such accusations. </li></ul><ul><li>And there is no evidence to show that they posses any Chemical or Nuclear Weapons… </li></ul><ul><li>On the other hand there is evidence to support that the PRC does hold Chemical and Nuclear Weapons of Mass destruction. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The possibility of war in such a close proximity makes ROC/PRC disagreement one of the most closely watched focal points in the Pacific. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Both sides have chosen to build a strong naval presence. </li></ul><ul><li>While the ROC is more defensive by buying frigates and missile destroyers… </li></ul><ul><li>The PRC is more on the offense by buying long-range cruise missiles and supersonic surface-to-surface missiles… </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Despite long-standing political differences, trade between China and Taiwan is growing and there are signs of increased cooperation. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>China and Taiwan trade has grown substantially in recent years… </li></ul><ul><li>Taiwan is in one of China’s top trade partners, and Taiwanese manufacturers have already invested $100 billion in China. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The End.

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