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Co-hoseted by TSJS and Center for Japanese Studies (National Taichung University of Science and Technology), the Third Japan Research Youth Forum was held on June 9th, 2017 in Taichung. In the Opening Remarks, President of National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Dr. Hsieh Chun-Hung and Presiend of TSJS, Lin Wen-Cheng both encourages students to participate Activities such as Youth Forum so that they can have more academic experiences. Finally, Dr. Fan Shi-Ping as the director of board members of TSJS gave a keynote speech on the topic about "Strategic Competition between Taiwan, Japan and China: The Development and Significance of Three Bilateral Relations."

On May 25, the National Policy Research Institute held a forum on "Trump-Xi Summit and the Korean Peninsula Crisis" at the Chang Yung-Fa Foundation. President of TSJS, Lin Wen-cheng (Senior Advisor of National Research Institute) and Secretary General Kuo Yujen (Executive Director of National Research Institute) attended the Forum. The forum is arranged into two sessions to discuss the relationship in Trump-Xi's summit and the Sino-US relations, and how countries response on the Korean Peninsula crisis. 

The 4th Japan-Japan Strategic Dialogue was held by Institute of International Affairs in at the Tokyo, Japan. Starting from May 18 to 19 ,2017. Continuing the "two-track dialogue"(Track II Dialogue) way, Taiwan-Japan think tank aims to promote discussion and cooperation on national security, diplomatic and strategic issues.

Under TSJS and Institute of Education in National Sun Yat-sen University's arrangement, Dr.Lin Yu-Hui as a lifetime member of TSJS attended the "Japan's High School Edcuation Reform-2017 International Edcuation Forum" on 2,3 May in National Sun Yat-sen University. Dr. Lin Yu-Hui exchanges ideas with Dr. Lin, chairman of the Secretary-General, Dr. Kuo, and also take this opportunity to visit the CJS office. 



On 23rd March, 2017, President Lin and Dr. Kuo attended the forum "Trump's Policy Influence On Asia-Pacific " held by National Policy Foundation in Taipei. The forum is arranged in 2 panel which discussed about how Trump's policy influences on economics, security in Asia-Pacific. 

TSJS and Graduate Institute of China's Affairs Studies (National Defense University) has mutually signed an Memorandum of Understanding. In order to promote Taiwan-Japan's and relative academic research cooperation, This Memorandum of Understanding includes (1) coordinating activities such as joint research and symposia; (2) Inviting each party's scholars and researchers to join the symposia; (3) Exchanging of data, documentation, and research materials in fields of mutual interest.

On 1st March 2017, Secretary General of TSJS, Prof. Kuo, Yujen was invited by the Naval METOC Office R.O.C. as a Keynote Speaker, his title is " US-Japan Alliance on Asia Pacific Strategy".  Japan, located in East Asia is as a crucial partner for US, therfore, US-Japan's alliance is not only a platform but also mechanism for US extending its political, economic and military influences.

Issues discussed in the meeting included Yu Teng-Fa (余登發) Japan Study Scholarship, TSJS visit to Japan, call for paper for TSJS Newsletter and the Japan and Asia-Pacific Studies Quarterly (JaQ), etc.
TSJS Chairperson Dr. Wen-Cheng Lin and TSJS Board visited Japan (Jan. 16-19, 2017) and exchanged ideas with variety of fields and levels, in order to promote Taiwan-Japan relationship and Taiwan's Japan study.
Prof. Yoshimaru Katsuya from Mie University visited National Sun Yat-sen University and Kaohsiung City. Prof. Yoshimaru shared his insights with Prof. Kuo Yujen and CJS Research Fellow Dr. Hsu Jia-hao about Taiwan history in early 20th century.