台美史料中心2020年回顧

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Wishing you Health and Prosperity in the New Year!

2020 in Review:

  1. President Trump signed Taiwan Assurance Act into law 12/27/2020.
  2. Covid-19 vaccines were authorized for use 12/2020.
  3. The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives were elected. At least 131 Taiwan friendly senators/congress Representatives were elected 11/2020.
  4. Taiwanese American Ted Lieu was re-elected from California’s 33rd congressional district as U.S. Congressman 11/2020.
  5. The U.S. announced three US$1.8 billion arms sales to Taiwan 10/2020.
  6. President Tsai Ing-Wen was listed as one of [THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE OF 2020] in TIME magazine 09/2020.
  7. The passing of T. A. Archives’ founder Dr. Bob Cheng.
  8. Under secretary of the US State Department Keith Krach led a delegation to visit Taiwan and attended the memorial service of the late President Lee Teng-hui 09/2020.
  9. For the first time in 40 years, US Secretary of State congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen as the President of Taiwan 05/2020.
  10. T. A. Community donated medical protective devices to the hospitals in Covid-19 hard hit areas thru out the United States.
  11. Covid-19 is the 21 Century Calamity of Human, started in Jan. 2020 and spread to the world. Taiwanese American organizations were forced to cancel or change to virtual activities.
  12. Andrew Yang is the first Taiwanese American as an American Presidential candidate (2020), and he is planning to run for the Mayor of New York City in 2022.
  13. Taiwanese Americans strongly supported President Tsai Ing-wen re-election, went back to Taiwan to vote, and she won the majority vote on Jan. 11, 2020.
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