Radio Taiwan International
Date: 05 October, 2020
By: Leslie Liao
Taiwan’s National Day Celebration Committee on Monday announced plans for this year’s ceremony. The October 10th celebrations this year will focus on Taiwan’s successes with staving off the COVID-19 pandemic.
Another focus will be Taiwan’s contributions and commitment to democracy, in the face of pressure from China. Taiwan’s nearest neighbor to the north considers Taiwan part of Chinese territory, despite the fact that the Chinese Communist Party has never ruled Taiwan.
This year, 20 Taiwanese health officials and medical professionals who played key roles in the fight against COVID-19, will lead the singing of the national anthem. [FULL STORY]