By: Christie Chen, Lee Ching-wei and Liang Pei-chi
Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) The name “Chinese Taipei” may be familiar to people who follow
international sports meets because it is the name that Taiwan has been forced to use over the past 36 years to participate in various international events.
But the appearance of the “Chinese Taipei” term in parts of the English-language media guide for the upcoming 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei has taken the use of the substitute name to a new level.
In the guide, “Chinese Taipei” is used not only to refer to the Taiwanese team and delegation, but also the actual island of Taiwan. [FULL STORY]