Why is Taiwan so good at making computer parts/hardware?

It really is quite something isn’t it? Here is a country (yes its a country, sorry wumaos), with a population of less than 25M people (less than the population of Texas) and yet it contains some of the most well known semiconductor/computer hardware companies in the world: Semiconductor companies TSMC (the world’s most valuable semiconductor… Continue reading Why is Taiwan so good at making computer parts/hardware?

What is the Chinese argument for Taiwan being a part of China?

Taiwan is not a part of China, and I say this not because I was ‘brainwashed’ by Western education but by the reality of the situation. -China (PRC) has no governmental authority over Taiwan -Chinese need a visa to visit Taiwan -Taiwan has its own currency and flag -Taiwanese have their own passport Aren’t these… Continue reading What is the Chinese argument for Taiwan being a part of China?

Why have Chinese lost more of their traditions, values, culture, social customs, traditional courtesy and habit compared with other East Asian nations like Japan, Korea and Taiwan?

Ancient Chinese customs (including clothing styles) probably died after the Ming Dynasty was taken over by the Qing Dynasty – the Qing Dynasty was a Manchurian led dynasty that forced Manchurian customs and habits on its people. But it was really the ending of the Qing Dynasty, the establishment of the ROC and finally the… Continue reading Why have Chinese lost more of their traditions, values, culture, social customs, traditional courtesy and habit compared with other East Asian nations like Japan, Korea and Taiwan?