A weekly snapshot of Taiwan business news stories brought to you by CommonWealth and AmCham Taiwan’s TOPICS First Commercial Geothermal Plant Goes Online The Cingshuei Geothermal Power Plant, Taiwan’s first commercial geothermal power-producing facility, began operations on November 23. The plant’s most significant feature is its ability to produce a 24-hour supply of renewable energy….

Booming exports, especially ICT products, are driving demand for industrial plots of land, factories, and logistics facilities to a new high. Ever since the U.S.-China trade dispute began, demand for industrial real estate in Taiwan has been ticking up. Demand strengthened with the launch of the Tsai Ing-wen administration’s reshoring initiative in 2019, which offers…

— By Chiayi Lin and Li Hsun Tsai, Commonwealth Magazine Taiwan’s COVID-19 generation, entering the employment market amid a severe pandemic, has not become a lost generation – instead, they are getting one step ahead. Rather than giving up on their dreams, they are pursuing them with pragmatism and flexibility. Zhu Rui-xiang, a recent Master…

As with every other difficult situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic so far, Taiwan handled its most severe outbreak of local infections this past summer admirably. When case numbers spiked in May and June, restrictions were quickly tightened. Although economically and socially burdensome, the strict new regime was effective in rapidly containing the outbreak, thanks…

With Adecco Outsourcing, clients can derive the full benefits of an end-to-end highly customized solution designed to achieve business results for clients. With over 5,200 branches and more than 700,000 employees in 60 countries worldwide, Adecco is a household name in the human resources industry. But while Adecco is most well-known for its temporary staffing…