Entries by AmCham Taipei

HR Committee Luncheon: The Importance of Identifying Change Agents

The world’s economy is undergoing significant challenges that are deeply unsettling for most businesses. This has created an urgent imperative to adjust to the new realities of changing business models. According to employers in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, the most needed skills for top talent are 1) change management skills 2) a competitive/entrepreneurial mindset. […]

Two Congresswomen Visit AmCham Taipei

Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and Representative Nanette Barragan (D-CA) called at the AmCham Taipei office on May 9 during their three-day stay in Taiwan. Accompanied by Congresswoman Lawrence’s legislative aide Alex Huang, a Taiwanese-American, they met with the Chamber’s Senior Director Don Shapiro, Senior Director for Government & Public Affairs Amy Chang, and Government & […]

Greater China Committee Luncheon: Discussion on Cross-Strait Dilemmas

Prominent China scholars Harry Harding and Syaru Shirley Lin, both professors at the University of Virginia, jointly gave a presentation on “Cross-Strait Dilemmas: Challenges Facing Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, and Tsai Ing-wen” at a luncheon meeting of AmCham Taipei’s Greater China Committee on May 5. Despite Taiwan’s huge trade and investment links with China, interest […]

Leadership Meeting with AIT Chairman James Moriarty

During his latest visit to Taiwan, the U.S.-based chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan, Ambassador James Moriarty, exchanged views with members of the AmCham Taipei leadership today at a breakfast discussion. The two sides discussed the relationship between the United States and Taiwan, including economic ties, as well as regional issues. AmCham leaders also briefed […]

How to Ask Great Questions

Good leaders ask good questions. The reason is simple: no leader, no matter how experienced, can solve every problem at work, assume every responsibility, and perform every task. They need their people to learn to think on their feet. In fact, the higher up the organization we move, the more important leading with questions becomes. […]

AmCham Joint Luncheon: CSR and Business Growth with Low Carbon Strategy by Green Bond

There are just only fifteen years left for keeping global average temperatures “well below” 2°C above preindustrial levels. Paris Agreement of UNFCCC, which is effective last November, will drive the transformation of doing business in a low carbon mode. The financial sector and capital market play vital roles for supporting the low carbon economy. On […]

HR Committee Seminar: Discussion on Labor Standards Act Amendment

AmCham HR Committee held a seminar on April 19, at the Westin Taipei to enhance understanding of the amended law that was enacted by the Legislative Yuan in December 2016. Liau Huei-Fang, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Labor, was invited to the event to discuss details and answer questions. 勞動基準法修法說明會 – Discussion on Labor Standards Act Amendment […]

Special Event – Chemical Registration

With the upcoming requirement (Taiwan-Reach) to register of existing chemical substances in Taiwan, the industry will face new challenges. ERM/ReachCentrum has supported industry in Europe since 2008 and since 2015 in Korea on similar registration requirements. i.e. joint registration and data sharing management. On April 13, AmCham Taipei invited Willi Muenninghoff, Project Manager of ReachCentrum […]

AmCham Wine Tasting Night

AmCham Taipei held its Wine Tasting Night on Thursday, April 6 at AmCham Lincoln Room. Members and guests gathered to learn about the world of wine and discover different wine flavors. We invited Mr. Benjamin Vigier to share his unique experiences and fascinating stories about the winery. In addition to samplings of wines from Italy, France, and Spain, we also […]

Technology Licensing Expert Dialogue

The American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham), in partnership with the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO), and the Taiwan–USA Industrial Cooperation Office (TUSA), hosted a Technology Licensing Expert Dialogue on March 30. Building on the success of the second Digital Economy […]