A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Documents - Contemporary Taiwan
This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
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
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.
The U.S. State Department report on human rights in Taiwan with remarks by Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.
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.
Hu Jintao, Let us join hands to promote the peaceful development of cross-straits relations and strive with a united resolve for the Great Rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, December 31, 2008
Hu Jintao, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and President of the People’s Republic, spoke on the eve of the anniversary of the PRC government’s 1979 New Year’s Day message to Taiwan.
Taiwan does not have substantial domestic energy resources and must import the vast majority of its needs.