Talk:Republic of China
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There is considerable overlap between the articles Taiwan and Republic of China, with no clear indication to distinguish them. The two articles should be merged into a single article. --Redaktor (talk) 10:46, 2 August 2013 (UTC)
- I agree. The only thing left is whether both articles should be merged to "Republic of China" article, or to "Taiwan" article. Politically speaking, the name that defines them to be a state/country is the "Republic of China" (even though it is not fully internationally recognized, and it is not a UN member). The name "Taiwan" can still have various meaning: name of an island, province of ROC, claimed province of PRC, an independent state by Taiwan independence supporters.
But please don't say both of the articles should be merged to "Taiwan" article (like in English Wikipedia) just because the world knows Taiwan, not the Republic of China. That is the same like saying Netherlands should be called Holland, United Kingdom being called England, South Korea being called Korea, and United States being called America - because everyone "says so". Although that is the commonly known by the whole world, but it is still technically incorrect, thus encyclopedia such as Wikipedia should correct all of those misunderstanding.Chongkian (talk) 15:48, 4 December 2013 (UTC)