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The Forwardist Republic of Eastasia

The Forwardist Republic of Eastasia, or more commonly referred to as the FRE, or Eastasia, is a self-proclaimed sovereign nation that is considered a micronation. The FRE currently claims land on the island of Taiwan. The FRE is a Forwardist democratic confederation.

Etymology

The name "Eastasia" is a combination of the words "East" and "Asia", which indicates the nation's location, and cultural heritage. Keep in mind that if directly translated into Mandarin Chinese, "Eastasia" would be pronounced as "Dongya", or to put it in Mandarin characters, "東亞". The Forwardist Republic status derives that the nation follows the principles of nation guidance as prescribed in Eastasian Forwardism, and that Eastasia is a free and democratic republic which the people hold the power in the country.

Location and Territories

The FRE currently claims 7 pieces of land on the island of Taiwan, 3 within New Taipei City, 3 in Taipei City, 1 in Pingtung County, and 2 Taiwanese territories currently pending for annexation.. The nation is split into two "Communes", Yungshin and Daqinghe, and subdivisions which has no administrative power, only marked as a tool for demarcating different areas. Daqinghe currently has 5 subdivisions, while Yungshin has none.

Yungshin(永興)

Yungshin, meaning "forever prosperity", is historically where the micronationalism in Eastasia started. Currently Yungshin acts as its own commune with no subdivisions, however, that might change soon because the two pending Taiwanese territory annexations if passed, would be merged into Yungshin, which then leaves Yungshin with three subdivions, with the current territory of Yungshin becoming its own subdivision. The Leader of the FRE also resides in Yungshin himself. Yungshin mostly speaks Mandarin Chinese and English fluently, with few able to communicate in the Minnan Language, or Taiwanese Hokkien.

Daqinghe(大清和)

Daqinghe, meaning "Great Purity and Peace". Daqinghe Commune is a collection of 5 subdivisions, Jiangye, Shenteng, Beining, Xinyang, and Minshan. Daqinghe is very diverse in terms of territorial locations, with territories sprinkled from the northern part of New Taipei City, called Tamsui, to the southern part of Taipei City, called Xinhai. Daqinghe, like Yungshin, can mostly speak in Mandarin Chinese and English fluently, but what differs from Yungshin is Daqinghe also has a high percentage of citizens able to communicate in Cantonese, because of the Hong Kong heritage many in Daqinghe have.

(Full map of territories)

Official flags and other symbols


Official flag of the Forwardist Republic of Eastasia

The current official flag of the FRE is the Red Sky Banner, 紅天旗 in Mandarin Chinese. The red stands for the revolution and the blood of the people, the green stands for the land and prosperity, the blue stands for the ocean and peace. In the top left canton, the yellow gear and star stands for the working class.

Flag of Yungshin Commune

The dark blue stands for liberty, in the middle there is a golden plum blossom, its four golden sides stands for the workers, the farmers, the intellectual, and the military. The red side stands for the revolution.

Old domestic flag

Old diplomatic flag

The old domestic flag was abandoned along with the old diplomatic flag because one, it caused too much confusion, and two, the old domestic flag was criticized because of the red rising sun, a symbol associated with the Japanese war flag.

Anthem of the Forwardist Republic of Eastasia - The Rise of Eastasia

Eastasia's official Discord Server

Eastasian Forwardism

Eastasian Forwardism is an ideology created by the revolutionaries in the Eastasian Revolution, the main philosopher of the ideology is the country's current leader, Su Yi-An.

Original Eastasian Forwardism on the political compass

Eastasian Forwardism can be described as a variant of libertarian socialism, or more specifically, on the civic axis it aligns more with minarcho-socialism. Eastasian Forwardism believes that to achieve an international worker's liberation, a general strike by the workers with the help of unions is necessary. This is a syndicalist element. After the old order has been struck down, a small and limited government will be put in place. The rest of society will function as a confederation of communes, similar to democratic confederalism. All of daily needs will be supplied by worker-controlled means of production. The small government will only overlook the basics, like welfare, education, environmental protection, and others.

Eastasian Forwardism is pacifist in nature, and promotes a doctrine which states that an Eastasian Forwardist nation cannot declare war first, it has to be declared first by the enemy in order for the Eastasian Forwardist nation to also declare war. Eastasian Forwardism is not against the military, but instead promotes using it as little as possible.

One of the elements that makes Eastasian Forwardism unique is that it also promotes civic nationalism. Forwardists believe that civic nationalism is necessary in a Forwardist commune to unite the people for common causes.

Eastasian Forwardism also includes feminism, and environmentalism.


Complete History of Eastasia

Three Nations Period

The first micronations established are the Republic of Koreston, the Kingdom of Greenlandia, and the State of Cauchista. These three ethnicity's differences still cause a problem to this day. All three of them are created on August 1st, 2018. Two months later, Greenlandia merged with Cauchista. But one month later, Koreston declared war on Cauchista on November 9th, and united the region which is now called Yungshin. The new nation is called the Federation of Vashira.

Vashira-Valdecottan Period

In February,2019, a referendum was held in Vashira to change the name of the country to the Valdecottan Federation and change the system of the government to better fit the Cauchi minority (Greenlandians have now been assimilated into Cauchis). The referendum passed, but the new Valdecottan government was highly unstable because the new constitution gave more power to the Cauchis-dominant areas as semi-independent. In April, the Federation dissolved due to the Cauchis gaining ever more power in the government. The new nation called the United Republic of Cauchi-Korest was created.

Cauchi-Korest Period

The United Republic of Cauchi-Korest was the longest micronation in the history of Eastasia, besides from the current one. It is also the most stable and even made plans to expand the nation's borders. Although powerful, the ethnic differences between Korestians and Cauchis are the most obvious during this period due to constant oppression on Korestians. A coup-e-tat in June caused the government to collapse for two days, a new revolutionary government was put in place by the Korestians revolutionaries ,and the country's name was changed to the Revolutionist Republic of Koreston-Karona(Karona was the name for the eastern part of the country) But after two days, the Cauchi-Korest Army made a counter-offensive and restored the United Repubic of Cauchi-Korest.

Andareidian Period

A referendum was held in October,2019. This referendum was issued by the Cauchi-Korestian government due to Korestians putting pressure on the government for a reform to give Korestians equal rights as Cauchistans. The referendum passed, and the government was changed into a council government run by both Korestians and Cauchis. The new countries name was the Intercontinental Cooperative Republic of Andareidia, because ICRA gained territory in North America. But quickly after gaining the new territory, the central government lost contact with Greater Appalachia, the territory gained in North America, and was presumed they seceded back into the US.

The nation fell into inactivity, and when several factions rose up and tried to unite the country, the five-way Andareidian Civil War begun.

The Andareidian Civil War(Eastasian Revolution)

The name Andareidian Civil War is usually only used in official documents, while the name Eastasian Revolution is used unofficially. It started on November 30th and lasted until January 1st, when the Federation of Anarcho-Communist Andareidia surrenders to the Forwardist Revolutionary Front.

When Andareidia falls into inactivity, a number of factions were established, and all of their goal is to take over the territory of Andareidia for their faction.

The Factions:

Reformists: Hopes to bring back the government of Andareidia, but with several government system reforms.

Reunificationists: Strives to bring back Anbei under ROC control.

Federation of Anarcho-Communist Andareidia: Their goal is to unite Anbei with an anarcho-communist commune.

Forwardist Revolutionary Front: To bring Anbei under a Forwardist regime called Eastasia.

Cauchi National Revival Militia: To bring back the independent State of Cauchista.

The factions all fought against each other in different ways, including sabotage, espionage, and propaganda. (Map) Overlapping areas mean that influence is often contested there.

A relative map of the factions

At the start, FACA and the FRF had a mutual non-aggression pact. After fighting the other three factions, FACA takes the territory under CNRM rule, while the FRF takes the land of the Reformists and the Reunificationists. The civil war stagnated with no fighting whatsoever between FACA and the FRF until December 7th, when tensions build up along the border. Then finally on December 7th, soldiers on both sides were injured after a fight in New Koreston. Tensions build up until December 19th, when a FACA attempt to take the FRF's part of Kanachiti failed. This was seen as a violation of the mutual non-aggression pact, and the FRF launched the Solstice Initiative in response to the FACA attacks that were happening everywhere on the border. The Solstice Initiative involved attacking FACA territory from three sides, and was successful. The remaining FACA soldiers were sieged in East Koreston, after supplies running out, FACA surrenders to the FRF, and marks the end of the Andareidian Civil War.

Country Name Flag Existing Anthem Capitol Nation Ideology Government Type
Republic of Koreston
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August 1st, 2018- November 10th, 2018 March of the Korestians Koreston Center Presidential Republic
Kingdom of Greenlandia
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August 1st, 2018- October 1st, 2018 Pride of Greenlandia Valle-Andus Monarchism Absolute Monarchy
State of Cauchista
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August 1st, 2018- November 10th, 2018 Hymn of Cauchista Kanachiti Social Democracy Semi-Presidential Republic
Federation of Vashira
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November 10th, 2018- February 2nd, 2019 A Bright Future Awaits New Koreston Center Semi-Presidential Federation
Valdecottan Federation
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February 3rd, 2019- April 5th, 2019 Cauchis, Korestians, Unite! East Koreston Social Libertarianism Semi-Presidential Federation
United Republic of Cauchi-Korest
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April 6th, 2019- June 12th, 2019

June 15th, 2019- October 4th, 2019

Anthem of Cauchi-Korest Kanachiti Right-Wing Populism, Nationalism One-Party Republic
Revolutionary Republic of Koreston-Karona
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June 12th, 2019- June 14th, 2019 Koreston has not yet died New Koreston Revolutionary Socialism Military Junta
Intercontinental Cooperative Republic of Andareidia
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October 5th, 2019- January 1st, 2019 Unity of the People Centralia

(Kanachiti renamed)

Social Democracy Semi-Presidential Republic

History of Eastasia since creation of January 2nd

2020 Covid-19 Crisis- The country was created in the wake of the pandemic, and the nation has done a very good job of keeping the cases at zero.

2020 8/25- The New Micronations Internationale proclaimed by the FRE and the People's Republic of Arsalania.

2020

Holidays

1/1- New Years Day

1/2- National Liberation Day

1/26- Forwardism Day

2/8- Lantern Festival

3/14- Workers and Labor Day

4/4- Qingming Festival (Tomb sweeping day)

5/5- Birth of Marx

5/21- Farmer's Day

6/25- Duanwu Festival (Dragon boat festival)

8/2- Soldier's Day

8/25- Chixi Festival (Chinese Valentine's Day)

9/2- Zhongyuan Festival (Ghost Festival)

10/1- Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival)

10/25- Chongyang Festival (Double Nine Day)

11/7- Russian Revolution Memorial Day

11/12- Birth of Sun-Yat Sen

11/30- Revolution Day

12/21 Dongzi Festival (Winter Solstice)

Government System

Social Contract of the Forwardist Republic of Eastasia

東亞前衛主義共和國社會契約 (Mandarin Chinese Version)

Eastasian United Defense Front

The Eastasian United Defense Front(東亞聯合防禦陣線)is the military of the Forwardist Republic of Eastasia. Due to Eastasia's pacifist nature, and that the nation is a signatory of the Halcyon Convention, the EUDF will only be used defensively and mostly for ceremonial purposes.

The EUDF is equipped with both non-lethal and lethal weapons. The non-lethal weapons are used for deterrence, while the lethal weapons are used only as a last resort.

The non-lethal weapons includes foam dart guns and suction dart guns.

Eastasia's Diplomatic Relations

Macronational: Eastasia recognizes all member states of the UN, both the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China, and the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria(Rojava) as an autonomous territory of Syria.

Micronational:

Eastasia is a member of the Reformed Intermicronational Confederation, Eastasia's delegate, Yi-An Su currently holds the position of Vice President of the RIC.

Eastasia is a founder and a member of the Central Council of the New Micronations Internationale. Currently, the FRE's delegate, Yi-An Su is the Overseer of Commissions.

Yungshin Proclamation(NMI): Yungshin Proclamation

As of 2020/11/14, the former system called the "Diplomacy Evaluation System" has been abolished.

Nations with diplomatic relations will be split into two categories, Mutual Recognition and Special Cooperation Status.

Yet to be categorized:

Republic of Agelonia

Federated States of Galpa

Democratic Republic of Benjastan

West River Confederation

Matryoshka

Republic of Yu-Xia

Mutual Recognition

Listed:

Kingdom of Luana (Treaty)

Kingdom of Peyossia (Treaty)

Republic of Elava (Treaty)

Republic of Apachiland (Treaty)

Special Cooperation Status

Listed:

Republic of Kirael (Treaty)

Federal Republic of Alfazembla (Treaty)

People's Republic of Arsalania(Treaty)

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