Double Ten Day is the National Day of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Some people call it Twenty Days, which is the 10th day of the 10th month (October). In Taiwan, there is a big celebration.

have military personnel

parliamentary delegation

Foreign ambassadors were invited to attend the ceremony.

After the president's speech there is a tradition of shouting "Zhonghua Mingguo Wanshui!" meaning "Long live the Republic of China".

My family has been invited to Taiwan's National Day many times.

Each time there will be fewer envoys coming.

Countries gradually cut ties with Taiwan.

and turned to associate with the People's Republic of China according to the One China policy

Countries associated with Taiwan tend to be small nations.

Which Taiwan has to provide a lot of aid.

My family was last invited to Taiwan's National Day in 2003 (20 years ago).

Many people do not come to make an appointment

Whether it is a small nation, it has one vote in the United Nations General Assembly.

Taiwan's dream is for the United Nations General Assembly to raise its hand to become a member.

To be a member of the United Nations is to be a complete nation-state.

But what happened 20 years ago was that the government of mainland China went to help the small country that is friendly to Taiwan in a “quantity” than it had received from Taiwan.

Taiwan's dream of becoming a country under the mechanism of the United Nations has therefore drifted far and wide.

Taiwan was originally a member of the United Nations.

It is also a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, which consists of only five countries: the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China (Taiwan). Until 52 years ago, representatives of Albania and 11 countries submitted a motion to accept the People's Republic of China as members. United Nations

and to expel the Republic of China (Taiwan) from the United Nations.

As a result of the vote on October 25, 1971, the General Assembly voted 76 to 35 with 17 abstentions.

causing Taiwan to be ejected from the United Nations

On Sunday, March 26, 2023, China issued a statement that Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang and Honduran Foreign Minister Eduardo Enriquerena signed a diplomatic relations acknowledgment in Beijing.

This put an end to the nearly 80-year relationship between Honduras and Taiwan.

When Ma Ying-jeou won the election as governor of Taipei

Lt. Col. Dr. Nitipoom Thanat


My father was present to celebrate Ma's election victory.

Later, Mr. Ma became the chairman of the Kuomintang Party.

and was the president of Taiwan for two terms.

that Mr. Ma pro-China

Professor Dr. Tsai Ing-wen, the current president of Taiwan, is from the Democratic Progressive Party.

This person holds a law degree from Cornell University in the US.

Graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

It has close ties to both the US and UK.

She was the chairman of the One Nation, One Country policy drafting chair under President Li Tenghui.

The Russo-Ukrainian War and Biden's twists and turns have left Taiwan with no hope for a safe place on Earth.

Each of Taiwan's party leaders worked hard to live up to their beliefs in order to ensure the nation's survival.

March 28, 2023: Former President Ma visits Dr Sun Yat-sen's mausoleum in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, while in mainland China.

Mr. Ma said

“People from both sides of the Taiwan Strait are all Chinese.

They are all descendants of Emperor Huang Di and Emperor Yan Di.”

President Tsai is angry that Mr. Ma went to mainland China March 29, 2023, as if going to China.

So Ms. Cai flew from Taiwan.

Going to transit in New York City

Then continue on to Guatemala and Belize.

and will return to transit in Los Angeles on April 5, 2023.

One goes to China, the other visits the US.

Someone told me that while visiting New York and Los Angeles

Mrs. Tsai would have met many US dignitaries.

Nitikarun Mingruchiralai