Tuesday, 23 August 2016
On 23 August the ECCT's Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Enhancement committees jointly hosted a lunch with guest speaker Dr Lee Po-chang, Director-General of the National Health Insurance Administration under the Ministry of Health and Welfare
(MoHW). Dr Lee gave an overview of the challenges facing Taiwan’s healthcare system and some of ways to address them.
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
On 16 August the ECCT's Marketing Club hosted a lunch featuring guest speaker Marcy Kou, CEO of Kantar Worldpanel Asia, on the topic: "Trends in Fast Moving Consumer Goods - How Asian brands are winning market share from global brands".
The speaker highlighted some of the main findings of Kantar Worldpanel’s 2015 Asian Brand Power report.
Friday, 12 August 2016
On 10 August 2016, the Central Taiwan committee hosted a roundtable lunch with guest of honour Huang Ho-ting, Director of Taichung City’s Bureau of Labour Affairs to discuss the implications for companies of recent changes to Taiwan’s labour laws.
Monday, 11 July 2016
On 23 June 2016 the ECCT's Human Resources committee hosted a lunch on the topic "Implementation of regulations on working hours - Practical advice for companies on how to demonstrate compliance" with guest speaker Dr Tzou Tzu-lien,
Director of the Taipei Labour Inspection Office. The speaker gave an introduction to the Taipei Labor Inspection Office and its officers and an overview of how officials are conducting inspections in compliance with amendments to the Labour Standards Law,
which took effect on 1 January 2016, and restrict employees to work for a maximum of eight hours a day or 40 hours per week.
Friday, 17 June 2016
On 16 June the ECCT co-organised the full-day EU-Taiwan Advanced Vehicle Safety Technologies Forum together with the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MoTC), the Vehicle Safety Certification Center, the European
Economic and Trade Office (EETO) and the German Trade Office Taipei (GTO). The forum brought together technical experts and government officials from Taiwan and Europe to share state-of-the-art vehicle technologies and best regulatory practices aimed at improving
vehicle and traffic safety in Taiwan.