p2p news / p2pnet:- Taiwan, the sovereign, independent state officially called the Republic of China, wants Google to stop calling it a "province of China" on Google Maps.
“China views Taiwan as a breakaway province and has threatened to attack the island of 23 million people if it pushes for formal statehood,” says Reuters, going on to quote foreign ministry spokesman Michel Lu as saying:
“"It is incorrect to call Taiwan a province of China because we are not. We have contacted Google to express our position and asked them to correct the description."
The Taiwan Solidarity Union has urged the public to write a protest email to Google, demanding the search engine describe Taiwan as "an independent state in Asia," says Reuters.
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Reuters – Taiwan tells Google it is not a China province, October 4, 2005
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