Panel Discussion: The Implications of Taiwan’s Big City Elections

Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm (EST)
Location: The Heritage Foundation, Lehrman Auditorium
Address: 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC

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On November 27, 2010, Taiwan will hold elections in its five biggest municipalities encompassing 60 percent of its population. The outcome of the elections for the mayors of Taipei City, Taipei County, Taichung, Greater Tainan and Greater Kaohsiung are the equivalent of Taiwan’s mid-term elections. They will have a major impact on Taiwan’s 2012 Presidential race with all that entails for U.S.-Taiwan and cross-Straits relations. Join us for a discussion of the results of the elections, the implications for Taiwan, and their importance to American interests in Taiwan and the region.

More About the Speakers:

Randy Schriver, President and CEO, Project 2049 Institute
Dr. Ho Szu-yin, Former Deputy National Security Adviser, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Dr. Lo Chih-cheng, President, Taiwan Brain Trust

Sponsored by the Heritage Foundation in partnership with the Project 2049 Institute

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