||In the Wall Street Journal, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers comments on the emergency congress that replaced the KMT candidate for Taiwan’s January 2016 presidential election, and potential implications for the cross-Strait relationship.
Taiwan’s Election Drama Is a Message to Beijing: An intraparty putsch shows the limits of detente with Beijing (PDF file)
Wall Street Journal: Taiwan’s Election Drama Is a Message to Beijing
||The 2015 US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference takes place in Williamsburg, Virginia.
||In The Hill, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers comments on the September 2015 visit to the U.S. by China’s Xi Jinping, the growing Chinese anxiety over Taiwan’s 2016 elections, and potential implications for the U.S. – Taiwan relationship.
Xi Jinping’s Visit and Growing Angst over Taiwan (PDF file)
The Hill: Xi Jinping’s visit and growing angst over Taiwan
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers gives a presentation on Taiwan at the Fall 2015 Conference held by the Global Offset and Countertrade Association (G.O.C.A.), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
||The Council releases "Event Proceedings Report: U.S.-Taiwan Business Forum," a report documenting policy and industry discussions held at the subject event. The report concludes that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should continue to be the top bilateral trade policy focus for the governments in both the United States and Taiwan, and that the U.S. should support Taiwan’s application for membership.
Report: Event Proceedings Report: U.S.-Taiwan Business Forum (PDF file)
||The Council hosts a luncheon for its Board of Directors and Chairman’s Circle members with Mr. Kin Moy, the new Director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), in Washington, D.C.
||The Council co-hosts a roundtable on "Regional Trade & the Future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: The Role of Taiwan" - addressing key questions about Taiwan and regional trade arrangements in the Asia-Pacific - with the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei, in Washington, D.C.
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers speaks to The Formosa Foundation’s Young Ambassador Program, in Washington, D.C.
||The Council hosts a luncheon for its Board of Directors and Chairman’s Circle members with Dr. Tsai Ing-wen, the Chairwoman of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), in Washington, D.C.
||The Council hosts a meeting for member companies with a delegation from Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense, in Washington, D.C.
||The Council hosts a meeting for member companies with a delegation from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), in Washington, D.C.
||The Council hosts the U.S.-Taiwan Business Forum, bringing together business leaders from Taiwan and the United States to examine the future of our bilateral economic and commercial relationship, in Washington, D.C.
Press Release:The US-Taiwan Business Council Welcomed TAITRA Chairman Francis Liang to the U.S.-Taiwan Business Forum (PDF file)
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers speaks on "Taiwan Must be in Global Trade Deals: How Can That Happen?" at the Annual Banquet of the Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce-San Francisco Bay Area, in Union City, California
||Happy Chinese New Year (Year of the Goat)
||Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C.
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers comments on the outcome of Taiwan's 9-in-1 local and municipal elections held on November 29, 2014
Taiwan Election Results: Opposition Wins by a Landslide (PDF)
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers speaks on “The Strategies Behind Successful Policy Outcomes,” at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island