“Robust intellectual property (IP) protection is vital for biopharmaceutical innovation,” stresses a recently released report from Geneva Network, a UK-based public policy research and advocacy organization specializing in international intellectual property, health, and trade issues. The report – written by Geneva Network researcher Jack Ellis, a former Asia-Pacific editor of Intellectual Asset Management magazine –…

Cigna Corporation has been providing life and supplemental health insurance – and peace of mind – to consumers in Taiwan for the past 27 years. Now Cigna is exploring opportunities to expand beyond insurance to provide health and wellness services in Taiwan leveraging Cigna Corporation’s global health expertise and best practices in other markets around…

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Patients with rare congenital and chronic catastrophic diseases are often debilitated and impoverished by their conditions. These diseases are generally little known, even to physicians, and patients in the U.S. and EU suffer for an average of five to seven years before being accurately diagnosed. Even after diagnosis, effective treatment is frequently unavailable. The low…

The Sherwood Enables Your Family to Enjoy the Chef’s Special Delicacies in Your Own Home For this coming Chinese New Year welcoming the Year of the Rooster, The Sherwood Taipei’s head chef for Chinese cuisine Ko Kang-fei will be cooking up some delectable dishes featuring the year’s namesake. And recognizing that Chinese New Year celebrations…

This is a special supplement to the December 2016 issue of Taiwan Business TOPICS, sponsored by the AmCham Taipei Medical Devices Committee. The full PDF document is available for download here. Table of Contents:  Preface, Challenges and Opportunities The Value of Technology Streamlining the Medical Device Registration Process Referencing Japan Strengthening the Pricing and Reimbursement…

Corning Incorporated celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Corning Research Center in Taiwan by hosting the Corning Innovation Forum in coordination with Global Views Monthly Magazine. Themed “Innovation: Connecting to the future,” the Forum invited industry experts from the Institute for Information Industry (III), Ford Lio Ho Motor Co., and the Ministry of Health and…

The new Ford Kuga, introduced by Ford Taiwan on November 8, is setting new benchmarks on safety, smart and fuel-efficiency. The Kuga sports a refreshed look with a prominent hexagonal grille and serious headlights, as well as ergonomic enhancements that make the interior even roomier and more comfortable. But what really sets the new Kuga…

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Taiwan Ranks in Fourth Place in Corporate Governance in Asia Thanks to a vigorous push by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE), Taiwanese listed companies have made substantial progress in corporate governance in recent years, greatly boosting investors’ confidence and interest in the market. Currently, for example, over half of listed companies have embraced e-voting, a…

Lin Huei-Yi president of the Kaohsiung-based Daba Restaurant Group, believes Chinese restaurant dining in Taiwan has hit an impasse. He acknowledges that many fine restaurants exist throughout the island, but points out they are typically several decades old. Some of the best of those restaurants date back much farther – to the mid-20th century. “Young…