Taiwan’s government is launching plans for an ambitious set of wide-ranging infrastructure projects – many of them of a complex, challenging, and specialized nature. In the recently published 2017 Taiwan White Paper, the Infrastructure & Engineering Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei recommends the government actively encourage more international companies to participate in…

As Taiwan’s population matures into a “super-aged” society, with a predicted 20% of its population 65 years or older by 2025, the problem of long-term care for Taiwan’s elderly population looms. Taiwan’s doctors of chiropractic see themselves as potential contributors to meeting this challenge. Chiropractic, dedicated to the treatment and prevention of disorders of the…

Through improved legislation, stricter enforcement, and the fast-tracking of intellectual property rights (IPR) cases through the court system, Taiwan has developed one of the strongest IPR protection regimes in the Asia Pacific region. While acknowledging the progress already achieved, however, the Intellectual Property & Licensing section of the newly published 2017 Taiwan White Paper of…

Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) introduced the Green Mark program in 1992 as a voluntary eco-labeling system intended to “promote the concept of recycling, pollution reduction, and resource conservation.” The program divides products into over a hundred categories, each with a specific set of criteria that align product categories with sustainable development principles. In the…