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 107-10, H. 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
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
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
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.
28 December 1999:
Search capability added.
20 December 1999:
United States - ROC Joint Statement
11 December 1999:
Redesigned TDP web site opened.
30 November 1999:
Reference Maps page added.
26 November 1999:
About Taiwan Documents Project page
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:
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
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.