From time to time, we invite scholars and experts to give lectures or participate in closed-door discussions, in order to broaden understanding and share analysis of important events and issues.

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Cross-Strait Trade and Taiwan’s Economic Development, including Impact of the 31 Measures

since she took office in 2016, President Tsai Ing-wen has refused to acknowledge the 1992 Consensus, which has frozen cross-strait relations and compressed Taiwan’s international participation. <br /> Not long ago, China unilaterally announced 31 policy measures to benefit the Taiwanese, affording “national treatment” conditions for Taiwanese businesses and people to invest and work on the mainland. In the future, it may be hard to avoid Taiwanese businesses and people moving to mainland China in large numbers. Facing this kind of unilateral opening, how should Taiwan respond?

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Managing with Force, not Might

The Fair Winds Foundation invited former Premier Mao Chi-kuo to share management ideas and tips and teach leaders secrets to managing effectively as well as improving decision-making and execution.

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Media in the Wake of New Populist Movements

The populist movement is spreading all over the world. Populists often accuse the media as globalists and producers of fake news. How might independent media be reinvigorated and fight back, so as to play a positive role for society and democracy?

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Bitcoin and Blockchain: Disruptive New Technologies in Financial Services

The Fair Winds Foundation held on July 15 a special lecture entitled “Bitcoin and Blockchain: Disruptive New Technologies in Financial Services” featuring Dr. Ansel Teng as speaker. The event discussed the development and potential applications of Bitcoin and blockchain and recent speculation behind digital currencies.

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