The flag-raising ceremony is perceived to have diminished in importance in recent years. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan or the Republic of China? Island grapples with question of identity as Double Tenth celebrations play down nationalism

  • Flag-waving displays of nationalism and military parades are a thing of the past as the island prepares to celebrate the 108th anniversary of the republic that gives it its official name
  • Many younger islanders are turning away from association with the mainland in favour of a specifically Taiwanese identity
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The flag-raising ceremony is perceived to have diminished in importance in recent years. Photo: EPA-EFE
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