AmCham Taipei played a key supportive role when formal diplomatic ties ended 40 years ago. Forty years ago, it seemed inevitable to many that Washington would eventually establish diplomatic ties with Beijing. But one of the big unknowns was how this monumental shift would affect Taiwan. Before President Jimmy Carter finally announced the switch on…

In September 2018, Taiwan went through its quadrennial WTO Trade Policy Review (TPR). In this round, Taiwan not only received positive comments from the TPR members but voluntarily committed to becoming a “developed member” of the WTO, indicating that Taiwan is ready to better connect with the global market and improve the ease of doing…

For most people familiar with the Taipei-based Foundation for Scholarly Exchange, the non-profit organization has been virtually synonymous with the Fulbright Program. Over the more than 60 years in which the Foundation has been managing the Fulbright Program in Taiwan, it has provided grants enabling over 1600 American scholars to come to Taiwan to conduct…