Global climate group lets Taiwan keep Chinese-Taipei name, a win against China’s demands for unity

//Global climate group lets Taiwan keep Chinese-Taipei name, a win against China’s demands for unity

Global climate group lets Taiwan keep Chinese-Taipei name, a win against China’s demands for unity

Taiwan has won a battle over its name in the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy in a rare victory to defend its official title. Instead of being identified as part of China, the six Taiwanese municipalities that joined the international group may keep their Chinese-Taipei title, preventing them from being mistaken for cities under mainland China’s jurisdiction. The controversy stemmed from long-time pressure from Beijing which has demanded that international groups and companies…

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