The Community Services Center turns 35 this year, a significant milestone for the organization. Founded in 1987, the Taipei-based nonprofit has striven to provide high-quality support services to Taiwan’s foreign residents to help them settle and acclimate to life in Taiwan. Chief among the Center’s top-tier attributes is its strong and diverse counseling team. All…

A sizeable crowd of over 200, including members, guests, high-ranking government officials, and other VIPs, converged at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei’s Zhongzheng District on December 8 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan. Speaking at the event were President Tsai Ing-wen, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu,…

A climate change report published in November by a consortium of German NGOs placed Taiwan near the bottom of a list that ranked 63 countries based on such metrics as carbon emissions, renewable energy, and energy use. Overall, Taiwan received a “very low” performance rating.  Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration has disputed the report’s findings, pointing…

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…

AmCham Taiwan’s 2021 Healthcare Innovation Forum was held on October 25 at the Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, drawing an audience of 80 members and their guests. The Chamber was honored to gather industry leaders and experts in tech, innovation, and healthcare fields to explore the possibilities afforded by smart healthcare. Opening remarks at the…