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…

The Sherwood Taipei, one of Taiwan’s very first luxury hotels, this year celebrates 30 years of outstanding service and top-tier accommodations in the island’s capital. Since its founding in 1990, The Sherwood has boasted an impressive roster of distinguished guests, a beautiful collection of artworks from around the world, and consistent innovation in the culinary…

This year, global multi-level marketing industry champion Herbalife Nutrition celebrates 40 years in the industry, while Herbalife Taiwan turns 25, a major milestone in the company’s history. Founded in Los Angeles in 1980, Herbalife Nutrition has expanded its focus over the years from the original concentration on weight management, eventually also encompassing sports nutrition and…

Following a blowout 5G spectrum auction earlier this year, in which a massive NT$142.19 billion (US$4.7 billion) worth of bandwidth was purchased, Taiwan’s major telecom service providers are moving swiftly to start building their 5G networks. Taiwan Star Telecom locked down a contract with Nokia in late May to support its construction of a 5G…

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…

Pfizer has called on the biopharmaceutical industry to join the company in committing to unprecedented collaboration to combat COVID-19. “In this troubling time, Pfizer is committed to doing all we can to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Dr. Albert Bourla, the company’s Chairman and CEO, said in a statement. “Many companies, including Pfizer, are working…