Rebecca Lind joined the staff of the US-Taiwan Business Council in June 2019. She previously served as a Council intern during the summer of 2018. As Staff Assistant, Rebecca provides general support and assistance to Council staff and members and acts as the special assistant to the President. She helps produce and disseminate Council information […]
May 6-9, 2019. Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers, Vice President Lotta Danielsson, and representatives from U.S. and international defense companies traveedl to Taiwan. The Council delegation and the Taiwan Defense Industry Development Association (TW-DIDA) met to discuss bilateral cooperation issues and conduct site visits with Taiwan defense contractors and local manufacturers active in the defense supply […]
Press Release: Proposed Foreign Military Sale to Taiwan of F-16 Pilot Training & Maintenance/Logistics Support (Arlington, Virginia, April 15, 2019) The US-Taiwan Business Council today welcomed the announcement of a possible Foreign Military Sale of F-16 Pilot Training and Maintenance/Logistics Support to Taiwan at an estimated cost of US$500 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency […]
Press Release: Taiwan’s Request for New F-16 Viper Fighter Jets from the United States (Arlington, Virginia, March 7, 2019) According to a statement yesterday from the Ministry of National Defense (MND), Taiwan has made an official request to the United States for new-build fighter jets. While MND has not yet confirmed the quantity or type […]
On February 13-15, 2019, Council Chairman Michael Splinter traveled to Taiwan together with President Rupert Hammond-Chambers, members of the Council’s Board of Directors, and a large delegation of U.S. company representatives. In Taiwan, the delegation met with senior members of the Taiwan government – including with President Tsai Ing-wen. The delegation members learned more about […]
Happy Lunar New Year 2019. The US-Taiwan Business Council celebrates the Lunar New Year in 2019, the Year of the Water Pig!