‘Taiwan’ disappears in Universiade English media guide

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/08/08
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

From Taipei Universiade official web site

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]

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