Taiwan's National Day

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People wearing hats in the colours of Taiwan's national flag take part in the country's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential office in Taipei. Reuters/Pichi Chuang

People wearing hats in the colours of Taiwan's national flag take part in the country's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential office in Taipei. Reuters/Pichi Chuang

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Taiwanese students perform during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan. AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying

Taiwanese students perform during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan. AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying

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Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou raises his fist after giving a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential office in Taipei. Reuters/Pichi Chuang

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou raises his fist after giving a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential office in Taipei. Reuters/Pichi Chuang

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Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

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Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

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Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

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Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

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Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

Students perform during celebrations to mark the centenary of the revolution that set the stage for the Republic of China, island's official name, in front of Taiwan's Presidential Office in Taipei. AFP Photo/Mandy Cheng

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Members of the military honour guard take part in Taiwan's National Day celebrations as confetti is set off, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei. Reuters/Pichi Chuang

Members of the military honour guard take part in Taiwan's National Day celebrations as confetti is set off, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei. Reuters/Pichi Chuang

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Presenters in traditional Chinese Chi Pao dresses wait on the sideline during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei. AP Photo/Wally Santana

Presenters in traditional Chinese Chi Pao dresses wait on the sideline during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei. AP Photo/Wally Santana

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A dancer adorned with flowers performs during Taiwan's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei. This year marks the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China. The Chinese characters read, "Azalea". Reuters/Pichi Chuang

A dancer adorned with flowers performs during Taiwan's National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei. This year marks the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China. The Chinese characters read, "Azalea". Reuters/Pichi Chuang

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A team of rescue helicopters drag a Taiwanese national flag during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan. AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying

A team of rescue helicopters drag a Taiwanese national flag during National Day celebrations marking the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan. AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying

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