2001-01-02 The “Mini Three Links” are launched in Kinmen and Matsu, opening direct postal, trade and transportation channels with mainland China.
2001-01-30 The Executive Yuan Council passes the Program for Economic Revitalization through Expanded Investment in Public Construction.
2001-11-06 The Executive Yuan Council replaces the “no haste, be patient” policy with a “proactive liberalization, effective management” plan, allowing Taiwanese companies to invest in mainland China starting January 2002.
2001-12-26 The Executive Yuan Council passes a draft of the Labor Pension Act, which is approved by the Legislature on June 11, 2004 and promulgated by the president on June 30, 2004.
2002-01-01 The ROC becomes an official member of the World Trade Organization.
2007-07-11 The Executive Yuan Council passes a flagship program to turn Taiwan into a major destination for medical tourism.
2007-10-01 The Executive Yuan designates October 24 as Taiwan United Nations Day.
2008-03-19 The Executive Yuan Council passes the “Mini Three Links” expansion plan.