• Kyodo


Taiwan’s Executive Yuan, or Cabinet, instructed all government agencies Monday to begin calling the 50-year Japanese colonial rule of the island as the “Japanese occupation period” in official documents.

The announcement came ahead of an Education Ministry decision over whether to also change the “Japan-governed period” in high school history books to the “Japanese occupation period.”

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