Taiwan is a small island country in Asia which is of particular interest to Linux users due to the large amount of hardware manufacturers located there. The very important annual technology / computer trade show Computex is held in Taipei, Taiwan.
Taiwan is also known as "Chinese Taipei" because China and Chinese-owned organizations such as the World Heath Organization consider Taiwan to be a part of China.
Yvonne Tong interviewing then WHO vice president Bruce Aylward in the end of March, 2020.
Internal WHO memo from 2010.
Corporations based in Taiwan
Many important computer hardware manufacturers like ASUS, Biostar, Gigabyte and EVGA are (in reality) headquartered in Taiwan. The chip-maker giant TSMC, who makes most AMD CPU and GPU products, is also located in Taiwan.