A tale of two National Day eventsBy Chen Yung-chang 陳永昌A few days ago the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the US hosted its annual Double Ten National Day banquet at Twin Oaks estate in Washington. A week earlier, the Chinese embassy in the US also hosted a national day reception. The Double Ten National Day banquet at Twin Oaks showcased Washington’s support for Taiwan. However, some more significant occasions, such as Double Ten National Day celebrations, are still restricted to maintain the appearance of the US’ “one China” policy. In 2019, the celebration of China’s national day in Washington marked a turning point.
Source: Taipei Times October 10, 2023 03:40 UTC