1895 Japan occupies the Pescadores Islands in Formosa Strait
One moat worthy of mention because the author uses it as a major component of his argument is the Formosa Strait
, the narrow body of water between Taiwan and China.
This tradition of fine Wulong teas originates from mainland China's Fujian province, just across the Formosa Strait
. During the Qing Dynasty several episodes of bad harvests generated starvation and people moved across the sea to settle in Taiwan.
OCTOBER 25 * Struck by its own faulty torpedo, USS Tang sinks in Formosa Strait
Kaoshiung--A glance across the Formosa Strait
to the Democratic Republic of Taiwan may give us some pointers towards how the Catholic Church would fare if full religious liberty were granted in mainland China.
Also in 1949, the Communist Chinese People's Liberation Army forces had pushed the Chinese Nationalist forces off the Asian mainland across the Formosa Strait
onto Formosa (now Taiwan).