Forum on[Prospect of Cross-Strait Relations and International Trends] Turbulence characterizes both regional and international situations in 2019. Ups and downs of the US-China trade war and the US-North Korea negotiations occupied headlines on Asian main stream media. Stalemate remained in cross-Strait relationship. Situations worsen since Chinese President Xi Jinping’s redefinition of the “1992 Consensus” as “one country, two systems”
With G20 summit wrapping up in Osaka, Japan in the end of June, the Institute for National Policy Research held a forum on its implications to the Asia-Pacific security on July 1. The Forum consisted two sessions on Sino-American relations and Sino-Japanese relations separately. It was intended to provide references for Taiwan’s policy respond in light of the current volatile.
Forum on the 2018 Nine-in-one Local Election and Its Impact on Cross-strait RationsThe opposition party, KMT, won majority of the seats of county magistrates and city mayors in the Taiwan’s nine-in one local election on November 24, 2018, bringing an uncertainty to the future relations between the two sides of Taiwan Strait. Facing the new political spectrum, the Institute for National Policy Research,