Republic of China

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Synonyms for Republic of China

a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong

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Earlier this year, Chairman of the Board of Advisors for The Jenzabar Foundation, Ling Chai, announced a $1 million humanitarian effort to support human rights and a peaceful democratic China over the next five years.
The Chinese government sent troops and tanks to crush demonstrations for a democratic China and against systemic corruption in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in June 1989.
The games may very well lead to a more open and democratic China, reveal the severity and handicaps of the CPC, be a hugely successful publicity stunt, or just be a spectacular show--the best that China has to offer.
But it has invited a number of local government leaders and lawmakers from the KMT and other opposition parties, which support eventual unification with a democratic China.
We feel that a democratic China will contribute to permanent peace in this region.
At that time he also pledged to continue fighting for a democratic China despite his illness.
Release Liu Xiaobo, release Zhao Lianhai,'' protesters chanted as they proceeded toward the Central Liaison Office, Beijing's representative in Hong Kong, while carrying placards also calling for an end to one-party rule and for a democratic China.
Li Lu, Alliance for a Democratic China & 1989 Reebok Human Rights Award Recipient
Release democracy advocates; Redress 1989 democracy movement; Pursue the responsibility of the massacre; End one-party rule; Build a democratic China,'' Tsoi said are the Alliance's five objectives.
Wang supports a democratic China, he opposes one-party-rule by the Communist Party and proposes endorsing a multiparty system, Jinhuan said.
Szeto vowed to seek the release of democratic movement activists, vindication of the June 4 crackdown and the end of one-party rule to develop a democratic China.
Others see him as a Don Quixote-like noble, if naive, figure who sacrificed his political career rather than abandon his aspiration to help create a less rigidly ruled, more democratic China.
Despite strong protests from the opposition parties, which pursue eventual unification with a democratic China, and Chinese criticism that the change was a pretext ''to realize the concept of Taiwan independence,'' Premier Chang Chun-hsiung approved the cover change late Monday.
But Beijing, which claims sovereignty over Taiwan and does not rule out using military force to bring the island into its fold, has so far refused any contacts with Chen and his administration, while courting the opposition parties, which support unification with a democratic China.
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