Date: Sep 02, 2020
Taiwanese officials have announced changes to the passport design, making the word "Taiwan" larger and shrinking the words "Republic of China".
Authorities said the redesign was to stop confusion between its nationals and citizens of China.
The island is for all practical purposes an independent state but China sees it as a breakaway province.
A Beijing foreign ministry spokeswoman said this would not change Taiwan being an "inalienable part of China". [FULL STORY]