by: Madelyn Rasberry
Government and Economics
Branches of government: In addition to the president and National Assembly, Taiwan's government contains five yuan, or branches of government: the Executive Yuan, the Legislative Yuan, the Control Yuan, the Examination Yuan, and the Judicial Yuan.
GDP: 518.8 billion
per capita: $47,500
currency: new Taiwan dollar
population living below poverty: 1.5%
imports: oil/petroleum, semiconductors, natural gas, coal, steel, computers, wireless communication equipment, automobiles, fine chemicals, textiles
exports: semiconductors, petrochemicals, automobile/auto parts, ships, wireless communication equipment, flat display displays, steel, electronics, plastics, computers
Significance: This evaluation of these facts on the lives of the people helps us to better understand how the government isn't as organized as it is in the US.
Tsai Ing-wen -President
Wu Den-yih- Vice president
Presidential office building
Branches of government in Taiwan
Taiwanese Lantern Festival
Taiwan dragon boat festival
LO Ch'ing- Famous Painter
Traditional Taiwan Dance
National Taiwan Museum
Some of the most common sports include basketball, baseball, football and softball, and martial arts.
Just for Fun
Only the teachers switch classes, not the students
In Taiwan garbage trucks play music to prompt people to bring their garbage to the truck.
You Can Visit a Temple Built for Worshiping the Spirit of a Dog
Taiwan National Anthem
San Min Chu I
San-min-chu-i, Wu-tang so tsung ;
i-chien min-kuo, i-chin ta-t'ung.
Tzu erh to-shih, wei min ch'ien-feng ;
su-yeh fei-hsieh, chu-i shih ts'ung.
Shih ch'in shih yung, pi hsin pi chung ;
i-hsin i-te, kuan-ch'e shih-chung.
The Rights of the People
Our aim shall be to found a free land.
World peace be our stand.
Lead on, comrades, vanguards ye are.
Hold fast your aim, by sun and star.
Be earnest and brave, your country to save.
One heart, one soul, one mind, one goal !
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