Country: Taiwan (Disputed region of China)
These sites are about Taiwan’s culture, geography, and animals. Includes information on Taiwanese food, government, festivals, and historical sites. Includes eThemes resources on the China and Asia. “The United States recognized the Government of the People’s Republic of China as the sole legal government of China and acknowledged the Chinese position that there is but one China and Taiwan is part of China.” This sentence is from http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35855.htm -
US Department of State website.
Native Tribes of Taiwan
This site describes the original native people that inhabit Taiwan. Discusses dance, ceremony, and culture.
Read descriptions and see images of traditional Taiwanese food.
This site is an interactive timeline highlighting important events in Taiwan history.
New Taiwan: The History, Present and Future
See the current time and temperature in Taipei, Taiwan, and Washington DC. There are links to Taiwan newspapers and news stories.
Taipei Times Newspaper
Read this English version of the local newspaper in Taipei, Taiwan. NOTE: The site includes ads.
The web page show facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of Taiwan.
eThemes Resource: Country: China
Learn about China's geography, language, culture, food, and history. Take a virtual tour of the Great Wall or view numerous photographs of Chinese people and places. Try writing Chinese characters or listen to audio files of Chinese word pronunciations. Includes many craft and classroom activities, plus interactive quizzes. There are sites for students of all ages. Referenced is an eThemes Resource on panda bears.
eThemes Resource; Continent: Asia
Learn about the continent of Asia and its many countries. There are maps, country flags, photographs, and facts about Asian culture. Includes recipes for Asian dishes and instructions for craft activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on several individual Asian countries.
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