The ECCT's Human Resources committee hosted a half-day forum on the topic "New challenges, critical employment, and other legal Issues in the pandemic era".
The ECCT hosted a Premium Event lunch with Dr Wu Tsung-tsong, Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Taoyuan has a young population and a dynamic environment that continues to attract investment and talent
The Robert Walters Salary Survey 2022 was co-launched with the ECCT at a Premium Event lunch, which was followed by a press conference for the media
The ECCT, in conjunction with ICRT, hosted a briefing by the Taipei City Government on the latest Covid-19 situation in Taipei.
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) invited Ethan Tu, one of Taiwan's early tech pioneers, to give a speech at a lunch to coincide with its mid-year meeting.
Hugues Mignot has passed away peacefully at the age of 80
The government has strong ambitions and local industry players see significant business opportunities by being part of the global electric vehicle supply chain
The 2021 ECCT EU-Taiwan Healthcare Forum brought together experts from Europe and Taiwan to discuss solutions for today's most urgent healthcare challenges.
The ECCT, in partnership with the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), hosted the 2021 Global Offshore Wind Energy Summit -Taiwan (GOWST) 2021
The UN's sustainable development goals are even more relevant to business sustainability today in the face of a global pandemic and devastating climate change
By Duncan Levine
ECCT member companies across multiple industry sectors are working to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment
The ECCT hosted a special Premium Event Grand Dinner ahead of the Chinese New Year with the theme "Europe-Taiwan: Roaring into the Year of the Tiger"
We are pleased to welcome the following new members to the ECCT in February!
The ECCT is pleased to announce that the chamber has formed a news sharing partnership with ICRT. Under the new cooperative agreement, the ECCT will publish selected ICRT news stories in the News section of Euroview online as well as ICRT's weekly “Taiwan this Week” podcast. In return, ICRT will draw on or cite selected content from Euroview and the ECCT's website.
The ECCT launched its 2022 Position Papers at a Premium Event lunch, which was attended by 90 members and guests
To maintain economic momentum, Taiwan should re-embrace the winning formula of connection and integration with the world, advance the energy transformation and enhance Taiwan's attractiveness for talent
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) organised a forum on the topic "Risk management in solar financing - Due diligence and bankability" in conjunction with the EU Taiwan Centre and TÜV Rheinland.
The ECCT arranged a special lunch featuring guest speaker Filip Grzegorzewski, Head of Office, of the European Economic and Trade Office to talk about the EU's response to the crisis in Ukraine and what the new reality means for EU member states and multinational companies
The 2022 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) International Forum was organised by CommonWealth Magazine (CMW) in cooperation with the ECCT’s Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) for the third consecutive year
The 2021 Sustainable City Forum was organised by the Taoyuan City Government, the International Climate Development Institution (ICDI) and co-organised by the ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) and ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability.
The ECCT hosted the Tainan-ECCT-NCKU Low Carbon City Conference with the theme Public Private & Academic Partnership (PPAP) for a sustainable future
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative was a co-organiser of the 2022 Sustainable City Forum
The ECCT held its annual Premium Event lunch with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je and senior officials from the Taipei City Government (TCG), marking the 23rd year since the ECCT held its first round table lunch with the TCG.
A delegation of ECCT board directors took a two-day trip to Pingtung County
Over 200 ECCT members teamed up representatives of the Kaohsiung City Government and the Ocean Affairs Council (OAC) to clean up a stretch of beach in Kaohsiung.
The second in the ECCT's Next Generation Business and Leaders Series was held on the topic "The future of Taiwan tourism - MICE, business, and leisure travel".
More than 90% of the rubbish collected was discarded equipment from the fishing industry. The fact that so much fishing waste was collected from just a tiny section of Taiwan's coastline clearly showed the disproportionate level of damage caused by the fishing industry along Taiwan's coast.
The ECCT arranged a special tour of IKEAs sustainable office and hosted a panel discussion on the practical and legal issues that need to be addressed to ensure continued productivity under a hybrid working model
The ECCT arranged a Premium Event lunch on the topic: "The next four years: Implications of the US election on economic & trade policies and Taiwan".
Jerry Fong is retiring after 23 years at the ECCT. During this time he has witnessed dramatic events and changes and made valuable contributions to the chamber's development
By H Henry Chang
The ECCT arranged a webinar on the topic of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), decoupling global supply chains and the challenges facing European business in China.
By H Henry Chang, Chairman, ECCT
ECCT directors provide some insights on the business and economic trends to watch in the year ahead while Taiwan-based political commentators give their views on the geopolitical outlook for Taiwan
By Duncan Levine
The ECCT was invited to join a joint regional European chamber webinar featuring guest speaker Harald Schwager, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Evonik Industries.
The ECCT held a Premium Event lunch with Dr Lin Chia-lung, Minister of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC).
The ECCT's Better Living Committee hosted a lunch with Ambassador Tom TC Chou, Commissioner of Mayor's office for External Affairs, under the Taipei City Government on the topic of Taipei's 2022 challenges & opportunities
The ECCT's Technology committee hosted a webinar on the topic of "Covid-19 vaccination practice: Lessons from Israel" featuring guest speaker Dr Manfred Green, Professor of Public Health at the University of Haifa in Israel.
Representatives of foreign chambers are praising the government's decision to change the numbering system of Alien Resident Certificates and Alien Permanent Resident Certificates.
Foreigners wait for Taiwan to reopen its doors
By Douglas Habecker
Digital democracy shouldn't just be about "making the government good" - it should be about holding companies to account too. And that means a major refocus backwards to the noble and humble origins of insurance and banking.
By Lee Faulkner
The ECCT, in conjunction with ICRT, hosted a special lunch to discuss the forthcoming four-in-one referendum to be held on 18 December
Despite its limitations, the European Union has been an outstanding success story and delivered exceptional value to its citizens and the world
By Duncan Levine
The ECCT's Human Resources and Better Living committees jointly hosted a lunch to get an update on recent amendments to eligibility requirements, benefits and procedures to apply for Taiwan’s Employment Gold Card
The ECCT arranged a webinar with Dr Roy Lee, Senior Deputy Executive Director of the Taiwan WTO and RTA Center at the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER).
The ECCT arranged a Special Lunch with the CEO and senior executives of TaiwanPlus, Taiwan's first independent English-language video news and entertainment platform for an international audience
Dr Sabine Lutz, responsible for Group Research, Sustainability & RD functions at Mercedes-Benz gave a presentation in a webinar on the topic "Sustainability, technology, and innovation: on the way to a carbon-neutral and digital future".
The ECCT hosted a Special Lunch on the economic outlook for 2022 featuring guest speaker Tony MC Phoo, Senior Economist for Standard Chartered Bank Taiwan
Premier Su has agreed that relaxing border restrictions that are currently keeping foreign spouses and family members apart is a humanitarian issue
Rhetoric in support of action to address climate change sends a positive signal but has no teeth unless it is backed up by a comprehensive policy framework and effective implementation
By Duncan Levine
The ECCT arranged a Next Generation Business & Leaders Series Premium Event on the topic of ASML and the future of Taiwan’s electronics industry
The ECCT was the co-organiser of the three-day 2020 Global Offshore Wind Summit Taiwan - Virtual together with the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
The ECCT's Human Resources committee hosted a half day forum on the topic: "Labour law and labour force challenges in the hybrid working era"
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday raised its local transmission stage warning to level 2 and announced a ban on large-scale gatherings as it tightened Covid-19 prevention measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus amid an increase in domestically transmitted cases in recent weeks.
The ECCT hosted a webinar on the role of ventilators in the Covid-19 pandemic, covering the medical use of ventilators as well as the business of the ventilator market.
The ECCT's Technology committee hosted a webinar in cooperation with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Taipei and AmCham on the topic “The future enterprise: digitalisation, dematerialization, sustainability, global workforce”.
The ECCT hosted the 2020 ECCT EU-Taiwan telecom forum for the sixth time since 2009 with the theme of “5G - Opportunities and challenges in the new decade”.
The ECCT's 2021 Position Papers were officially released at a Premium Event lunch.
The ECCT today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) to promote cooperation between the chamber and the university and provide internships for students and employment for graduates. At a ceremony held today, the MoU was signed by ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo and Dr Wang Sea-fue, President of NTUT.
The ECCT arranged a Premium Event lunch with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Minister Tsai Ching-hsiang (蔡清祥)
The ECCT held its 2021 Annual General Meeting where members voted in new boards of directors and supervisors for 2022 and annual reports were delivered by 2021 ECCT Chairman H Henry Chang and Executive Supervisor Mike Jewell
The ECCT's Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Enhancement committees jointly hosted a lunch on the topic "Sustainability of Taiwan's national health insurance system - challenges and opportunities" featuring guest speaker Dr Donald TF Shang, Director-General of the Department of Social Insurance, under the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW).
TaiwanPlus has launched a new video podcast hosted by Taiwan's Digital Minister, Audrey Tang
The ECCT's Planet-Friendly Eating & Living (PEL) Platform hosted a lunch on the topic "Medical innovations and insights on obesity - Advice on diet, lifestyle and the science of sleep".
Seismic shifts are taking place in how work gets done, but can society handle them and how will Taiwan adapt?
By Mike Jewell
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) made a compelling case for investing in his city to European investors at the EC CT's first Premium Event lunch with the mayor since he took office last year.
The ECCT's Technology committee hosted a webinar on the subject of "Working From Home - Best practice and how to prepare your business" featuring host and presenter Thomas Kuiper, General Manager of Gandi.net.
ECCT members are working together with the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO), EU Member State representative offices, local partners and Taiwan authorities in the process to procure and ship medical supplies and equipment to Europe that are urgently-needed to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
European Chambers of Commerce around the world that are members of the European Business Organisations Worldwide Network (EBO WWN) recently surveyed their members to gauge the economic impact of Covid-19 in their respective countries.
The ECCT arranged a Premium Event lunch to launch a report titled "Taiwan Digital Health - Considerations for fostering the best ecosystem", sponsored by Sanofi and presented in association with the ECCT with the support of La French Tech Taiwan
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) jointly arranged the second in a series of workshops with Taiwan Power Company (TPC) on the topic: "Advanced hydrogen technologies & applications".
Once again, this year's ECCT Gala Ball was a stunning spectacle. The theme, “Black & White”, proved a big hit with guests as did the décor and the packed entertainment programme. The evening kicked off with a performance by saxophone prodigy, Kuan Lin. ECCT chairman then made an appearance to thank the organisers, after which a mouth-watering dinner was served at a leisurely pace, accompanied by a variety of beverages.
Once again the ECCT was the first to kick off the festive season with its annual Christmas Lunch party. Over 100 ECCT members, colleagues, friends and families gathered for a lively celebration
The ECCT hosted a Premium Event lunch on the topic "The EU's Covid-19 response - Actions to safeguard public health and support the economy" featuring guest speaker
Filip Grzegorzewski, Head of the European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan.
The election of H Henry Chang marks an exciting milestone for the ECCT as it welcomes its first Taiwanese chairperson
The ECCT hosted a Premium Event lunch with Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan and senior Taoyuan City Government officials.
The ECCT's Wind Energy committee hosted a webinar featuring Lee Chun-li, Deputy Director-General of the Bureau of Energy (BOE), under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The ECCT hosted the first of its Next Generation Business and Leaders Series Premium Events on the subject of Taiwan’s place and prospects in the digital era.
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative arranged the third in its series of joint workshops with Taiwan Power Company (TPC) on the topics of offshore wind, smart grids, infrastructure, and turbine technology
The ECCT's Tax committee arranged a lunch on the topic "Impacts of Upgraded Consolidated Land and Building Tax Regime 2.0" featuring speakers Lynn Chen, Partner at KPMG Taiwan and Tony Chao, Managing Director of JLL Taiwan