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Michael Pompeo, On Taiwan’s Election, January 11, 2020

January 11, 2020

A press statement issued by the US Department of State. 

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.

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Events

April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.