Asia's glittering secret isle

June 30, 2014 3:53 AM

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Asia's glittering secret isle

The "Other China" seduces travellers with its diverse temptations, writes Steve McKenna in this beginner's guide to Taiwan.

Some people mistake it for Thailand. To others, it's best-known for exporting electrical gadgets (think of all those plasma TVs, computers and smartphones stamped with the label: Made in Taiwan). Its disputed political status - is it an independent country or a "renegade Chinese province"? - further...

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