Nightingale (
Sun, 22 Aug 1999 19:10:01 -0700 (PDT)

--- -Z- <Z@Gundam.Com> wrote:

>>> The same is also true of Son May (SM) Records. As
>>> I understand it, they are authorized to
>>> manufacture, distribute and sell within China.
>> Whoa, did you mean Taiwan or mainland China? That
>> is a big difference you know...
> That's in dispute. China says that Taiwan is
> Chinese and just as much a
> part of "mainland" China as Hong Kong. Taiwan says
> "Can't we just get
> along?" and acts like it's still autonomous while
> China fires warning shots
> in the form of test flights out of Fujian Province
> and military exercises
> in the East and South China Seas. Meanwhile, the US
> tries to have it both
> ways, pledging support to Taiwan while granting Most
> Favored Nation status
> to China.
> I used "China" because I don't know just how far
> SM's license extends,
> other than that it doesn't extend beyond "Chinese"
> jurisdiction.

When the Taiwanese put on the labels refer to anything
about "Republic of China", it only applys to Taiwan
and not the mainland China. The ROC government could
'lose face' if they admit they don't represent the
people of China, although the reality speaks

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