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#81 Nobu

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 2108 PM


 

The Republic of Chinese/Taiwanese were probably just fine with the depiction of the dashed line in the SCS, however.

This is one of your troll points, always exaggerating the degree of Pro-Beijing in Taiwan.

Not Taiwan's fault that China is one of 5 permanant members on the UNSC or that China was allowed into the WTO.
 
 
 
AFAIK, that's another complication WRT the SCS dispute. Taiwan essentially has the same claims as the PRC IIRC.

WRT the Abominable movie, the only one raising the issue in the Philippines is the media, specifically Rappler, the Inquirer, and other newsies that are critical of the current Duterte regime. Anyone else doesn't give a shit about it. Sadly.

It is an interesting complication, particularly in that the dashed line claim actually originated with Nationalist China, before Japan and Japanese gave that fledgling state other more pressing matters to consider regarding Sovereignty.

I remain unconvinced that a unified Nationalist China would automatically present less of a postwar problem for Japan and others to deal with in Asia, and can envision situations in which it would present more.

Regarding the movie, I don't actually forsee it being banned in either Japan or the United States either. We shall see.
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 2110 PM

Their passports say Republic of China on their covers. Their fighter aircraft display Nationalist Chinese roundels to identify themselves to other air forces. Their ministry of foreign affairs claims sovereignty over the same features in the South China Sea that Beijing does.
There are four lights.

That's because the weak KMT dictatorship was gifted Formosa. CKS imposed Mandarin Chinese onto the population and banned local languages. The return of previously spoken languages and recognition only started to return by the 1990s. Your original point was about birds of a feather, meaning, ethnicity. Gentically speaking, most are not Chinese. In recent surveys, almost 80% identify themselves as ethnically Taiwanese. A handful of pro-CCP spies among them doesn't mean all of them are so.

There. Are. Four. Lights.
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 2119 PM

Their passports say Republic of China on their covers. Their fighter aircraft display Nationalist Chinese roundels to identify themselves to other air forces. Their ministry of foreign affairs claims sovereignty over the same features in the South China Sea that Beijing does.
There are four lights.

That's because the weak KMT dictatorship was gifted Formosa. CKS imposed Mandarin Chinese onto the population and banned local languages. The return of previously spoken languages and recognition only started to return by the 1990s. Your original point was about birds of a feather, meaning, ethnicity. Gentically speaking, most are not Chinese. In recent surveys, almost 80% identify themselves as ethnically Taiwanese. A handful of pro-CCP spies among them doesn't mean all of them are so.

There. Are. Four. Lights.

I don't understand what you mean this time.
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 2121 PM

The Republic of Chinese/Taiwanese were probably just fine with the depiction of the dashed line in the SCS, however.

This is one of your troll points, always exaggerating the degree of Pro-Beijing in Taiwan.
Not Taiwan's fault that China is one of 5 permanant members on the UNSC or that China was allowed into the WTO.
 
 
AFAIK, that's another complication WRT the SCS dispute. Taiwan essentially has the same claims as the PRC IIRC.
WRT the Abominable movie, the only one raising the issue in the Philippines is the media, specifically Rappler, the Inquirer, and other newsies that are critical of the current Duterte regime. Anyone else doesn't give a shit about it. Sadly.

It is an interesting complication, particularly in that the dashed line claim actually originated with Nationalist China, before Japan and Japanese gave that fledgling state other more pressing matters to consider regarding Sovereignty.

I remain unconvinced that a unified Nationalist China would automatically present less of a postwar problem for Japan and others to deal with in Asia, and can envision situations in which it would present more.

Regarding the movie, I don't actually forsee it being banned in either Japan or the United States either. We shall see.

Well the chances of a unified Nationalist China is pretty much nonexisting, so that doesn't enter into the calculation.
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 2124 PM

Their passports say Republic of China on their covers. Their fighter aircraft display Nationalist Chinese roundels to identify themselves to other air forces. Their ministry of foreign affairs claims sovereignty over the same features in the South China Sea that Beijing does.
There are four lights.

That's because the weak KMT dictatorship was gifted Formosa. CKS imposed Mandarin Chinese onto the population and banned local languages. The return of previously spoken languages and recognition only started to return by the 1990s. Your original point was about birds of a feather, meaning, ethnicity. Gentically speaking, most are not Chinese. In recent surveys, almost 80% identify themselves as ethnically Taiwanese. A handful of pro-CCP spies among them doesn't mean all of them are so.
There. Are. Four. Lights.
I don't understand what you mean this time.

Priceless.
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 2127 PM

There. Are. Four. Lights.
I don't understand what you mean this time.

Priceless.

How so?

Edited by JasonJ, 16 October 2019 - 2127 PM.

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#87 Tim the Tank Nut

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Posted 18 October 2019 - 1412 PM

assuming it is a clever Star Trek Next Generation reference then it refers to a scene where Captain Picard is tortured.  All he has to do is say that there are a different number of lights than there really are to stop the torture.

 

I can't see any application to the meme here.


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Posted 21 October 2019 - 1610 PM

 

Went to look for a trailer for it, one uploaded in May, and its got the 9 dash line map which also includes Taiwan at 0:17.

Alo Korea is shown united?


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