It’s imperative to devote more resources to infectious-disease control, leading to the development of new antibiotics. In 2015, the U.S. White House launched a national action plan against antimicrobial resistance (AMR), also commonly known as antibiotic resistance. In 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the 12 types of highly resistant bacteria that pose the…

Visa Direct – the more secure, convenient and cost-effective way for international remittance With the rise of fintech, banking is no longer confined to a particular place but is something we can do from anywhere. As banking undergoes industry-wide transformation, financial institutions and technology companies are working together to find new solutions that can better…

If you’ve taken any medicine lately in the Asia-Pacific region, it’s highly likely that Zuellig Pharma delivered it to your healthcare provider or pharmacy. Distributing pharmaceuticals is a complex business involving cold-chain management and other massive logistical challenges that most of us take for granted. The company’s mission is to make healthcare more accessible to…

In September 2018, Taiwan went through its quadrennial WTO Trade Policy Review (TPR). In this round, Taiwan not only received positive comments from the TPR members but voluntarily committed to becoming a “developed member” of the WTO, indicating that Taiwan is ready to better connect with the global market and improve the ease of doing…

For most people familiar with the Taipei-based Foundation for Scholarly Exchange, the non-profit organization has been virtually synonymous with the Fulbright Program. Over the more than 60 years in which the Foundation has been managing the Fulbright Program in Taiwan, it has provided grants enabling over 1600 American scholars to come to Taiwan to conduct…

Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan’s “exchange and learning” trip to the United States from February 28 to March 10 this year was extremely beneficial, as he was able to promote Taoyuan’s contacts with its sister cities, as well as to clearly express Taiwan’s voice to the U.S. side, the Mayor said. “The visit served to increase…