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Republic of China (Taiwan), Quadrennial Defense Review, 2017

March 1, 2017

The Ministry of National Defense (MND), in compliance with Article 31 of the National Defense Act, is required to submit a Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) within ten months after each presidential inauguration. 

Tsai Ing-wen, Apology to Indigenous Peoples,” August 1, 2016

August 1, 2016

President Tsai spoke in Taipei.

Ma Ying-jeou, Remarks on Taiping Island, January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016

Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), visited Taiping Island in the South China Sea. His predecessor, Chen Shuibian, also visited the island in 2008.

Republic Of China (Taiwan), National Defense Report, 2015

October 1, 2015

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) publishes reports on “what it has done, what it is doing, what it prepares to do, why it is going to do so” to the people in accordance with Article 30 of the National Defense Act. The National Defense Report is published to give citizens a better understanding of the nation’s current security environment and national defense policy. 

 

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "(Webcast) Recent Developments in China's Relations with Taiwan and North Korea," June 5, 2014

June 5, 2014

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on June 5, 2014. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

Republic Of China (Taiwan), National Defense Report, 2013

October 1, 2013

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) publishes reports on “what it has done, what it is doing, what it prepares to do, why it is going to do so” to the people in accordance with Article 30 of the National Defense Act. The National Defense Report is published to give citizens a better understanding of the nation’s current security environment and national defense policy. 

 

Republic of China (Taiwan), Quadrennial Defense Review, 2013

March 1, 2013

The Ministry of National Defense (MND), in compliance with Article 31 of the National Defense Act, is required to submit a Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) within ten months after each presidential inauguration. 

 

Republic of China (Taiwan), National Defense Report, 2011

August 22, 2011

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) publishes reports on “what it has done, what it is doing, what it prepares to do, why it is going to do so” to the people in accordance with Article 30 of the National Defense Act. The National Defense Report is published to give citizens a better understanding of the nation’s current security environment and national defense policy. 

China-Taiwan Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), June 29, 2010

June 29, 2010

English translation of the milestone agreement between Taiwan and China.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: Taiwan-China: Recent Economic, Political, and Military Developments Across the Strait, and Implications for the United States," March 18, 2010

March 18, 2010

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 18, 2010. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

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Events

October 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Michael Meyer, whose last book in his China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up. 

 

October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a presentation by Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, to examine Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.