Entries by AmCham Taipei

Meeting with Senator Steve Daines

Representatives from AmCham Taipei met with visiting U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MO) at the American Institute in Taiwan during his one-day trip to Taiwan on September 22. Daines is the only member of the Senate with experience working in Asia, and he expressed a keen interest in strengthening U.S.-Taiwan relations. A chemical engineering graduate of […]

New NDC Minister Chen Mei-ling Visits AmCham

Just two weeks after taking office as Minister of the National Development Council (NDC), Chen Mei-ling paid a courtesy call at AmCham Taipei accompanied by colleagues including Deputy Minister Kao Shien-quey, Director-general Connie Chang of the Department of Overall Planning, Director of the Minister’s Office Ray Chou, and staff members from the Council’s Regulatory Reform […]

AmCham Taipei Marks 66th Anniversary

With a gala reception attended by nearly 100 members and guests, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei on September 14 celebrated the 66th anniversary of its establishment. The event was held at The Penthouse located on the 16th floor of the Eslite Hotel, where attendees enjoyed a light buffet dinner and spectacular night views of […]

Tourism 2020: A Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy

Taiwan boasts a number of scenic destinations and tourism resources. Despite the decline in Chinese tourists since 2016, Taiwan has been able to increase the number of visitors from other areas. The Taiwan Tourism Bureau is working with local governments and the private sector to develop sustainable models for the travel industry by offering a visitor-friendly […]

Leadership Meeting with House Foreign Affairs Committee Representatives

Over breakfast on Sept. 1 at Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, members of the AmCham Taipei leadership met with a delegation from the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee led by Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and also including Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, and Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (R-PR). The members […]

How to Communicate Better at Work

In our professional and personal life, effective communication is key to success and happiness. Without open communication, we cannot build lasting relationships and thrive in the workplace. On August 29, AmCham Taipei’s Advanced Learning Lab invited David Archdall, Teaching Faculty of The School of Life and Co-founder of Abbey Road English, to hold a half-day workshop […]

Asia Silicon Valley Project: Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Taiwan

In today’s knowledge-based economy, scientific and technological innovation has become a key driver of economic growth and national progress. For this reason, Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is trying hard to facilitate stronger links between academic research and industrial development. AmCham Taipei’s Technology Committee held a luncheon at the W Hotel Taipei on August […]

Workshop on 醫療器材優良流通規範(GDP)說明會

AmCham Taipei Medical Devices Committee held a luncheon on August 9 at The Sherwood Taipei to discuss and strengthen understanding of Good Distribution Practice (GDP) for Medical Devices. Workshop title: 醫療器材優良流通規範(GDP)說明會 *This event was conducted in Mandarin. 本次活動將以中文進行。 衛生福利部食品藥物管理署(食藥署)已於104年6月18日公告我國醫療器材優良流通規範(Good Distribution Practice, GDP),來健全醫療器材販賣業者之管理,並維護醫療器材產品上市後流通安全,以確保醫療器材儲存、運輸、配送與販售過程中,產品品質符合原製造業者之規定要求。 為加強商會會員對於GDP之了解,並希望內容方向更切合在台外商公司,台北市美國商會邀請到金屬工業研究發展中心驗證組 蕭工程師蒞臨說明會擔任主講人,內容將介紹我國醫材GDP目前推動情形、GDP規範條文等相關說明,並邀請食藥署風管組 王副組長淑芬及 陳簡任技正瑜絢與會參與討論及接受提問,歡迎會員踴躍參加。 When: August 9, 2017 (9 AM – 12 PM) Where: The Sherwood […]

Panel Discussion on Enforcement of Labor Inspection

AmCham Taipei’s Human Resources Committee conducted a Chinese-language panel discussion on “The Enforcement of Labor Inspection” at The Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei on August 3. Aimed at enhancing understanding of amendments to the Labor Standards Act and the enforcement of labor inspections, the program featured inspection office chiefs from the Taipei City, New Taipei City, and Taoyuan […]