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Taiwan in the 21st Century

Presented by Asia Society Texas Center at Asia Society Texas Center, Houston TX

May 17 2014
Taiwan in the 21st Century

Asia Society Texas Center presents Taiwan in the 21st Century Saturday, May 17 at 7pm.

Rapid growth and industrialization led to Taiwan’s economic ascent in the last half of the 20th century. Now Taiwan boasts the 19th largest economy in the world and leads the region in social freedom. However, issues of identity, relations with China, and a growing wealth gap divide society and politics in Taiwan.

What challenges remain? How will Taiwan’s economy fare in the 21st century? How are Taiwan’s socio-political issues relevant to the global economy?

Four internationally distinguished thought

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ADMISSION INFO

$8 Members, $12 Nonmembers. All sales final.

Contact: 713.496.9901

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Light Reception: 6:00 pm
Program: 7:00 pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004

PARKING INFO

Parking:
Asia Society’s parking lot is located directly across the building on Southmore Boulevard. Enter from either Caroline Street or Austin Street.
1-24 hours: $5.00 (credit/debit card only)
Prepaid parking is available to Patrons attending programs. Please see the parking section in our ticketing policies for more information.
The Texas Center is a five-minute walk from the Museum District METRO Rail Station.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Firearms Policy:
Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing

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