To celebrate Europe Day and the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, the European Economic and Trade Office, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture, Taipei City Government and the 16 EU Member States offices in Taiwan organized the "2017 Europe Fair."
In modern society, the significance of agriculture is often overlooked. Aiming to bring agriculture to the next level and up-to-date with our daily lives, the 2017 Taoyuan Agriculture Expo (桃園農業博覽會) is a trial event that started on Earth Day, April 22, ahead of the official event next year.
Since its debut last year, InnoVEX has become the largest platform in Asia for innovative startups, according to COMPUTEX organizers.
Today the Netherlands celebrates its King's Day, a special event for all members and friends of the Dutch community. Called "Koningsdag" in Dutch, this public holiday is celebrated with street parties all over the country. It stands for national unity and something the Dutch are proud of: entrepreneurship and innovation.
When you hear the word "Keelung," what's the first thing that comes to mind? Is it the exquisite geographic landscapes the region has? Or the valuable commercial and fishing ports and marine cultures that the city is renowned for?
Not many people know that in the old days, the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival (春節), was celebrated for 15 consecutive days and in a much more elaborate manner than it is today.
Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim confirmed on Jan. 2 that the strategic transaction signed in June 2016, which consists of an exchange of Sanofi's animal health business (Merial) and Boehringer Ingelheim's consumer healthcare (CHC) business, has been successfully closed in most markets on Jan. 1, 2017.
About 30 years ago, philanthropist Lawrence S. Ting, founder of Central Trading & Development Group (CT&D, 中央貿易開發股份有限公司) decided to invest in Vietnam at a time when the country had some critical problems: a lack of job opportunities, poor infrastructure, scarce foreign exchange as well as insufficient power and technology expertise.
AmCham Taipei has long been admired for the quality of its monthly publication, Taiwan Business TOPICS, which, unlike many publications produced by non-profit organizations, has sought to be more than a "club magazine" reporting on the organization's internal activities.
Coming off a strong year in 2016, AmCham Taipei is preparing for a full agenda in the year ahead. In tackling the year's pursuits, the Chamber will be steered by a newly elected Board of Governors and Supervisors comprised of experienced executives representing many of the leading foreign-invested companies in Taiwan and reflecting a diversity of nationality, gender, and background., 1 Comment