Diners at the Marco Polo, located on the 38th floor of Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, will notice that there is something delectably unique about the dishes on offer from its current Black Truffle Set Menu. Concocted by head chef David Hsu, the menu features a luxurious selection of high-end traditional Italian fare with modern…

The Sherwood Taipei, one of the city’s longest running luxury hotels, is not only renowned for its refined elegance and classic style, but is also a place where the word “hospitality” is taken very seriously. General Manager Achim von Hake and his expertly trained staff have worked hard over the decades to ensure that both longstanding…

The COVID-19 pandemic has had irreversible consequences for how people live. When it comes to investing, for example, incorporating Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) factors in the decision has become the new normal. Despite the pandemic’s disruptions to portfolio formation this year, a massive increase in socially responsible investing has taken place across the board….

Gearing up for the “5G+ applications” era, Taiwan Mobile has looked to two strategies to propel the company’s foray into gaming. First, a partnership with Riot Games since 2019 has put together a strong game lineup that includes Legends of Runeterra, VALORANT, and League of Legends: Wild Rift. Both parties are committed to breaking new…

The global economy will be faced with a number of potential risk factors in 2021, including a renewed coronavirus spike in Europe and the U.S., a breakdown in financial stimulation policy negotiations in the U.S., and continued further deterioration in U.S.-China relations. Nevertheless, the latest World Economic Outlook report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF),…

For GlaxoSmithKline Taiwan (GSK) General Manager Mick Stanley, a company is only as successful and progressive as the people behind it. He cites the multinational pharmaceutical firm’s ability to balance performance with pursuing solutions that positivity impact patients and public health as one of the main reasons he’s stayed with them for the last 20…

Becton Dickinson and Company (BD), founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company that has more than 65,000 employees in 50 countries. BD has a well-established reputation in the industry for patient and healthcare worker safety and improving medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance genomics, enhance the…

2020 has been a big year for American biopharmaceutical company Bristol Meyers Squibb (BMS). Its blockbuster US$74 billion acquisition last year of biotech firm Celgene positions BMS as the number one oncology hematology company worldwide. What this merger means for the Taiwan BMS affiliate is not only a portfolio expansion, doubling the number of key…

The Taipower company is currently emphasizing the increased use of clean-burning natural gas (LNG), the reduced use of coal, and the development of green-energy resources. The company’s 2019 emission-reduction report card revealed that, in that year, Taipower had already achieved its original goal of halving its 2016 air pollution emission intensity by 2030. In consequence,…

Kaohsiung has continued to carve out a place in the global meetings industry and extend its economic influence across the East Asia region. The development of meetings industry has been central to the city’s plan to enhance its power in digital creation and innovation, as well as bolstering the economy as a destination. The meetings…