When Jennifer Yong was promoted to become Managing Director of Bayer Taiwan in January, she and her team had no idea what the following six months would have in store. At that point, what would soon become the global COVID-19 pandemic had yet to spread much beyond China. By then, however, the Malaysian-born, Taiwan-educated pharma…

In the Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 2, the renovated Central Area Duty Free shops and Food & Beverage area have officially opened. Ever Rich, winner of the Renovate-Operate-Transfer (ROT) tender, invested around NT$1 billion for the phase 1 reconstruction. Its meticulous planning strategy focused on providing a more efficient and professional airport experience as well…

Over a period of more than 40 years, Taiwan has built up a strong environment for immunization, drastically decreasing once-prevalent diseases and generating widespread trust in Taiwan’s public health system. However, while Taiwanese citizens currently enjoy almost universal access to a wide range of publicly funded vaccines, insufficiencies in that funding threatens to reduce the…

With the first summer vacation since the outbreak of the coronavirus fast approaching and with borders still not fully open, we can expect to see the phenomenon of “revenge spending” to take hold. To take advantage of this golden opportunity to serve the domestic travel sector while enabling those who can’t travel abroad to enjoy…

A book by Microsoft President Brad Smith I first turned to Brad Smith for advice during the toughest time in my professional life. Two decades later, I haven’t stopped. Brad joined Microsoft’s legal team in 1993, but we really got to know each other in the late 1990s, during the US government’s antitrust suit against…