Politics

The ‘beautiful isle’ that could start WW3

Love at first sight? In 1544, Portuguese sailors named Taiwan "Ilha Formosa", meaning "beautiful island".

Is the tug-of-love over Taiwan threatening global peace? Both China and the USA are looking to Taiwan. Some fear it will not end well.

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