Visiting scholar Mr. Marandici Ion has registered at Center for Chinese Studies on Jan 20, 2016. Mr. Ion is a Moldovan scholar who is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Rutgers University, US. His research period is from January to June, 2016. His research topic is "The New Wealthy Elites and the Chinese Communist Party: A Permanent Nexus?". His host institute in Taiwan is Graduate Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University.