Entries by AmCham Taipei

A reminder of Taiwan’s local laws related to controlled substances

Over the last several months, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has seen an increase in arrests related to possession of marijuana. The U.S. citizen community in Taiwan should be aware that penalties for possession, use, or trafficking in illegal drugs (including marijuana) in Taiwan are severe, and convicted offenders can expect long jail sentences and […]

2017 Business Climate Survey Press Conference

Representatives of some 30 Taiwan media organizations came to AmCham Taipei’s Lincoln Room today for a briefing by Chamber chairman Albert Chang, managing partner in Taiwan for the global consulting firm McKinsey & Co., on the results of AmCham’s 2017 Business Climate Survey. The seventh annual survey was conducted between October and December last year, […]

2017 Business Climate Survey Press Announcement

This morning, AmCham Taipei presented its 2017 Business Climate Survey report at a press conference held in AmCham Taipei’s Lincoln Room. AmCham Chairman Albert Chang introduced the Business Climate Survey, highlighting key reasons why this year’s report is more meaningful than those of previous years: Taiwan is at a precipice of uncertainty in the international […]

Carnival Cruise Style – All in Corporate Travel

Carnival Cruise put on a workshop event, “Cruise Style – All in Corporate Travel” (食尚生活享遊輪 一兼二顧的企業旅遊) at the AmCham Lincoln Room on February 15th, to share how the transformation of consumption habits and lifestyle has impacted travel demands. Alex Cheng, Assistant Manager of Princess Cruises, explains how global cruise trips can meet the travel demand for food, accommodation and […]

How to Transform Text-Based Information into Visual Insights

On February 15th, AmCham Taipei hosted, “How to Transform Text-Based Information into Visual Insights” at the Regent Hotel. We invited William Zyzo, Managing Director of Z&A Knowledge Solutions / Advisor, Advanced Learning Lab, to introduce the step-by-step system for transforming any text-based information into a simple, attractive, visual insight. Through the event, attendees gained valuable […]

Participate on Join.gov.tw to Make Taiwan Better

Recently, the Executive Yuan instructed that all draft regulations of trade, investment, and intellectual property rights laws must be given a 60 day commenting period to allow feedback to be gathered from industry and the public. Furthermore, in order to generate the widest possible coverage, the Executive Yuan has instructed that such draft regulations should not only be announced through existing channels but also on its online portal, “Join,” accessible at ( https://join.gov.tw/ ). Join, developed by National Development Council (NDC) with assistance from the office of […]

2016 AmCham Internship Reflections: Part 3

AmCham Summer Interns Reflect on their Experience Each summer, AmCham Taipei’s Publications and Communications Department offers internships to several outstanding students at foreign universities to serve on the Taiwan Business TOPICS or help with the Chamber’s website and posts on social media. We asked members of the 2016 contingent to share their thoughts about the […]

2016 AmCham Internship Reflections: Part 2

AmCham Summer Interns Reflect on their Experience Each summer, AmCham Taipei’s Publications and Communications Department offers internships to several outstanding students at foreign universities to serve on the Taiwan Business TOPICS or help with the Chamber’s website and posts on social media. We asked members of the 2016 contingent to share their thoughts about the […]

2016 Annual General Meeting

On Tuesday, November 22, AmCham Taipei held its 2016 Annual General Meeting, where members and guests gathered to vote for the next year’s Board of Governors, as well as changes to the Chamber’s Articles of Association. Year in Review Following President Andrea Wu’s opening remarks, Chairman Dan Silver delivered a presentation summarizing the Chamber’s collective achievements, milestones […]