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520 Special - My suggestions for President Ma's Administration

520 Special - My suggestions for President Ma's Administration


Tung Chen-yuan, distinguished professor and director of the Graduate Institute of Development Studies, National Chengchi University

1. Regarding the Cross-Strait Agreement on Trade in Service and Agreement on Trade in Goods, the government is willing to hold a referendum to allow citizens to exercise their power of consent to resolve government conflict and social concerns.
2. Regarding Taiwan's participation in regional economic integration, President Ma should sincerely invite ruling and opposition party leaders for a dialogue and reach a consensus to further convene a national affairs conference attended by ruling and opposition parties and community leaders.
3. Establish a peaceful cross-strait development committee at the Office of the President through legislation as a platform to build a consensus across parties, agencies, industries, academics, and society.
4. Conduct redistribution of central and local power and allow local government more authority to develop plans, land, finances, accounting, and personnel appointment to stimulate local government to launch and implement innovative economic development policies.
5. Under the precondition of Kinmen and Matsu government approval, close customs in both regions to allow Kinmen and Matsu to become free trade zones to implement free trade and various cross-strait economic integration and cooperation experiments.


Updated : 2021-04-15 17:13 GMT+08:00