Entries by AmCham Taipei

The International Golf Society of Taipei

The International Golf Society of Taipei (IGST) is a social group that arranges golfing and social events for all those interested in golf and making new friends. Taiwan has many beautiful courses but arrangements can be challenging, especially if you don’t speak Chinese. IGST has 100 members of all nationalities, ages and genders. A transparent […]

Vice-President-elect Attends AmCham Event on Biotech

On April 21, AmCham hosted Vice-President-elect Chen Chien-Jen at a special luncheon event, Opportunities and Challenges for Taiwan to Become a Biotech Hub in Asia. Dr. Chen sent a strong signal to the AmCham community that the new administration is committed to creating a favorable environment for biotech in Taiwan. Dr. Chen was joined by other […]

Taiwan Biotech Industry Heats Up

Biotech is hot in Taiwan, with a number of high profile companies emerging over the past few years with significant market capitalizations on the promise of bold new drugs and the incoming administration of Tsai Ing-wen promising even greater support. At the AmCham Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, and Public Health Joint Committee Luncheon on April 19, […]

AmCham delegation visits Premier-designate Lin Chuan

An AmCham Taipei delegation led by Chairman Dan Silver met with Premier-designate Lin Chuan on April 8 to brief him on some issues impacting the business environment in Taiwan. Lin was accompanied by Dr. Shih Jun-Ji, who will serve in the new government as one of the Ministers without Portfolio. The discussion covered the following […]

Premier Chang on Innovation and Taiwanese Startups

Speaking at a special AmCham Taipei luncheon on April 7, Premier Simon San-cheng Chang stressed the importance of innovation and the success of Taiwanese startups for Taiwan’s economic prosperity. He noted that Taiwan has many of the attributes needed to become a Startup Nation and a hub for Taiwanese startups: Quality human resources High-quality education, especially […]

Taiwan to Join U.S. Global Entry Program

The ease and convenience of the 2012 U.S. visa waiver program offered to Taiwanese visitors to the United States propelled visits by some 50%. In the near future, travel for approved Taiwanese visitors will be even easier and more convenient with the inclusion of Taiwan into the U.S. Global Entry program. On April 4, Joseph Donovan […]

Taiwan’s Role in the Future of Computer Memory

Micron Technology CEO Mark Durcan spoke to AmCham Taipei guests on March 10 at a special Global Executive Insights luncheon, offering a wealth of knowledge about future trends in the global computer memory industry and a clear summary of why Taiwan plays such a large role in the sector. Durcan’s full presentation is available below. Durcan […]