Starting a business is no easy task, especially if, like Z&A Managing Director William Zyzo, you’re a foreigner in Taiwan with a background in the humanities. Nevertheless, he has found joy in the challenges of launching and consistently revamping his management solutions company in his adopted home of Taipei. A dedicated lifelong learner, William has…

Taishin Acquires Prudential Taiwan Taiwanese financial services firm Taishin Financial Holdings announced in August its 100% acquisition of Prudential Life Insurance Company of Taiwan for NT$5.5 billion (US$186.24 million). The deal comes after a series of bids were submitted to purchase the New Jersey-based insurance company’s Taiwan subsidiary, which has a staff of 700 sales…

Audrey Tang shared her thoughts with Taiwan Business TOPICS on the intersection between technology and governance.  In Taiwan, there is no official government title of “Digital Minister,” yet that is what is engraved on the plaque on the wall adjoining Audrey Tang’s office in the Executive Yuan. In fact, as she tells Taiwan Business TOPICS,…

AmCham Meets with  President Tsai AmCham Taipei Chairman CW Chin and several AmCham staff members met with President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office on August 18. Speaking with the group, President Tsai called attention to the deepening U.S.-Taiwan partnership in light of a bilateral memorandum of understanding (MOU) on health cooperation signed during the…

Daniel Tseng, President of Corning Display Technologies Taiwan, is constantly looking for new, creative ways of approaching problem-solving and decision-making. In his 17 years at the U.S. tech multinational, Daniel has developed a distinct appreciation for the company’s core values, which he incorporates into his management style. Daniel sat down with Taiwan Business TOPICS Deputy…

Taiwan-Somaliland Ties Established Taiwan and Somaliland agreed this summer to establish representative offices in each other’s countries, despite multiple reported attempts by Beijing to intervene. The name “Republic of China” will not be used to describe the relationship, as formal ties have not been established. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Joanne Ou said that the…