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2 May 2002:

Document Added (4): Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers General Order no. One, Emperor Hirohito's Surrender Rescript to Japanese Troops, Memorandum of General Ho Ying-chin, TDP Essay: The Surrender of Japanese Forces in China, Indochina, and Formosa

12 September 2001:

Document Added (1): Official Proposal for the U.N. General Assembly to examine the exceptional international situation pertaining to the Republic of China on Taiwan (2001).

20 July 2001:

Documents Added (7): Public Law 107-10H. Con. Res. 121, H. R. 1283, H. R. 428, H. Con. Res. 135, S. Res. 89, H. Con. Res. 67

28 April 2001:

Documents Added (2): Protocol for the Suspension of Hostilities between France and China, and Explanatory Note and Order of Imperial General Headquarters of Japan ordering unconditional surrender of Japanese Forces

23 February 2001:

Documents Added (1): Surrender Proclamation of Emperor Hirohito

21 February 2001:

Documents Added (2): Japan Act of Surrender - China Theatre and Order of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek supplementing Act of Surrender

15 February 2001:

Documents Added (13): United States and Foreign Commercial Service Pacific Rim Initiative, Section relevant to Taiwan in the Amendment to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act, Sense of Congress respecting membership of Taiwan in Asian Development Bank, Continued Membership of the Republic of China in the Asian Development Bank, Membership for Taiwan in International Monetary Fund, Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994, FY 1998 Defense Appropriations Act, FY 1999 Defense Appropriations Act, FY 1999 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, FY 1999 Omnibus Appropriations Act, FY 2000 Defense Appropriations Act, FY 2000 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Act concerning the participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization, American Institute in Taiwan Facilities Enhancement Act, Section regarding Taiwan's Accession to the World Trade Organisation in the Act to extend normal trade relations treatment to China, and H. Res. 3707.

7 February 2001:

Documents Added (2): S. Con. Res. 140 and H. Res. 659.

25 November 2000:

Taiwan News Section added.

23 November 2000:

Document Added (1): Report of the Alliance of Taiwan Aborigines to the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations.

1 November 2000:

Paper added: "Is there a Question of Taiwan in International Law?".

1 October 2000:

Documents added (7): H. Con. Res. 401, H. Con. Res. 354, S. Con. Res. 121, H. Con. Res. 334, H. R. 4004, H. R. 3707, H. Con. Res. 61.

20 September 2000:

Document added: Official Proposal for the U.N. General Assembly to examine the exceptional international situation pertaining to the Republic of China on Taiwan

18 August 2000:

Document added: H. Con. Res. 390
Papers added:
"Asian Armed Forces: Internal and External Tasks and Capabilities." "China, Nuclear Weapons, and Arms Control: A Preliminary Assessment"  and "Taiwan's China Problem: After a Decade or Two, Can There Be a Solution?"

12 June 2000:

Document added: Additional Articles of the ROC Constitution [Sixth Revision];
TDP article added:
History of Constitutional Revisions in the Republic of China.

7 June 2000:

Papers section opened. Papers added: "The American Strategic Position in East Asia," "Mixed Verdict on China,"  and "Taiwan's New President: One If and Five No's."

30 April 2000:

Democratic Progressive Party documents (White Paper on China Policy for the 21st Century, White Paper on Foreign Policy for the 21st Century, and Year 2000 Policy Manifesto Abstract) added.

20 April 2000:

H Res. 408 and S. Res.194 added.

4 April 2000:

UN General Assembly Resolution 396 (V) added.

3 April 2000:

UN General Assembly Resolution 2642 (XXV), H.Con. Res 292, and S. Con. Res. 99 added.

15 March 2000:

H. Con. Res. 262 and H. Con. Res. 272 added.

11 March 2000:

Special Section: PRC "White Paper on the One China Principle and the Issue of Taiwan" and responses to it added.

28 February 2000:

Engagement Between Japan and China Respecting Formosa (1874) added.

31 January 2000:

Resolution on the Restoration of the Lawful Rights of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations (1971) added.

20 January 2000:

H. Res. 297 added.

19 January 2000:

Documents added: Resolution on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources, Universal Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and H. J. Res. 70

28 December 1999:

Search capability added.

20 December 1999:

United States - ROC Joint Statement added.

11 December 1999:

Redesigned TDP web site opened.

30 November 1999:

Reference Maps page added.

26 November 1999:

About Taiwan Documents Project page added.

25 November 1999:

Agreement for the Settlement of Disputes arising under Article 15 (a) of the Treaty of Peace with Japan added; Map annexed to the Treaty of Shimonoseki demarcating the Liaotung Peninsula added; Corrections made to the signatures of the San Francisco Treaty and its protocol; Corrections made to the tables of entry into force dates of the San Francisco Treaty and its protocol.

23 November 1999:

Apologies for the long delay in updating this site. Because of system difficulties, some of the promised updates will be further delayed. The Bibliography has been revised again.

26 October 1999:

Bibliography completely revised.

19 October 1999:

Montevideo Convention added. Executive Summary revised to incorporate Montevideo Convention.

18 October 1999:

Language page and Bibliography added.

9 October 1999:

Non-legal Considerations page added.

8 October 1999:

Inscription on the 228 Massacre Monument and Statement on the 921 Earthquake by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan added, as well as a Reference Map of Taiwan.

6 October 1999:

Several documents added, including documents related to 228, the "Six Assurances" to Taiwan made in 1982, and statements by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan.

2 September 1999:

Project renamed Taiwan Documents Project.

19 August 1999:

Project established as Taiwan-related Documents. Initial documents published.


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