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Google Maps Diplomacy (2)


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In the tricky world of international politics, it quicky becomes apparent that moving to please someone will inevitably make someone else unhappy. In this case, Google Maps / Local changed the wording around their maps and removed “Taiwan, Province of China” to simply “Taiwan.” This has made some of the Taiwanese happy but angered its big neighbour China. Read a news story about China’s displeasure or the previous blog entry about Taiwan’s.


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