AmCham Taipei 2015 White Paper follow-up meetings with various government agencies. Each year the various AmCham Taipei committees follow up their White Paper entries with calls on the relevant government offices to discuss the current advocacy issues. Over the past several months these meetings have included: Environmental Protection Administration, December 22. On behalf of the…

Taiwan online insurance

The industry looks forward to potential further opening later this year. In AmCham’s Taiwan White Paper for the past several years, the Insurance Committee urged the government to enable consumers to purchase relatively simple types of insurance more conveniently online. For example, the Committee’s position paper suggested revision of a regulation requiring online purchasers of…

animal cosmetic testing white mice

How to protect animals while also ensuring consumer safety? A bill currently before the Legislative Yuan would prohibit the manufacture and sale in Taiwan of cosmetics products tested on animals when alternative methods are available. It would authorize the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) to designate the alternative methods specified for industry use. If…