Taiwans Un Dilemma: To Be Or Not To Be

They also built Fort Santo Domingo in the northwest in 1629 but abandoned it by 1638 due to conflicts with the nearby population. The modest colony was plagued by illness and a hostile locals, and received small assistance from Manila, who viewed the fortresses as a drain on their sources. The Dutch dispatched a ship to repair relations with Japan but it was seized and its crew imprisoned upon arrival.…Read More