The Presidential Office held a press conference on the afternoon of November 21 following the 2020 APEC and Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM).
The virtual 2020 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) was held on Friday November 20 from 8:00 PM to 10:50 PM (Taipei time), the first time since APEC’s founding in 1989 that the meeting was conducted via videoconferencing. Leader’s Representative Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd (TSMC), attended the entire meeting and successfully accomplished the assigned tasks.
The 2020 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting convened for the first time via videoconference on Monday, with Taiwan represented by Minister without Portfolio John C.C. Deng and Minister of National Development Kung Ming-hsin.
On November 18, more than 100 participants from the APEC region connected online and gathered on-site as the APEC Women-Led Start-Up Accelerator Forum was hosted in 1919 Creative Center. This event served as the grand finale the APEC Women-Led Start-Up Accelerator Initiative, a project launched by Chinese Taipei in APEC co-hosted by Malaysia and Indonesia along the year.
National Development Council Minister Kung Ming-hsin says Taiwan is willing to help APEC member countries with disease prevention and other health issues. Kung was speaking Monday night at the APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) via videoconference.
On November 16, the final workshop held under the APEC Women-Led Start-Up Accelerator Initiative was hosted in Taipei. More than 60 participants from the APEC region participated in this grand event, contributing to Asia-Pacific Start-Up connection and development through this virtual workshop. Despite of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, this event contributed to the empowerment of women entrepreneurs in the field of access to capital and market.
President Tsai designates TSMC founder Morris Chang as Leader's Representative at APEC Economic Leaders' Week
The 2020 APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting hosted by Malaysia will be held on November 20 via video. President Tsai Ing-wen presided over a press conference on the morning of November 10 at the Presidential Office to announce that she will once again invite Dr. Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd (TSMC), to act as her representative to attend the 2020 APEC Leaders' Week.
Sharing Achievement and Success in the New Normal: Chinese Taipei attended the 26th Virtual APEC SME Ministerial Meeting
Mr. Chern-Chyi Chen, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economic Affairs, attended the 26th APEC SME virtual Ministerial Meeting on 23 October and presented on the topic of “Strategy of SMEs’ Digitalization in the New Normal Era.” Mr. Chen shared Chinese Taipei’s experience in responding to SME development during COVID-19.
Chinese Taipei and Malaysia Mitigate Pandemic Challenge by Hosting Virtual Workshop to Accelerate Women Entrepreneurship Push for a better future amidst the pandemic
On October 19, Chinese Taipei and Malaysia hosted the APEC Women-Led Start-Up Accelerator Workshop strengthening the connection of Asia-Pacific women entrepreneurs despite of the current COVID-19 pandemic. More than 40 participants from APEC region participated this grand event with the goal to empower women in the field of access to capital and market.
International Trade Developments in the Post-Pandemic Era Experts from 10 Members Share New Trends in AEO
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) online and physical hybrid workshop, “Integrating SMEs and E-commerce in AEO Supply Chain” was held today at the Taipei International Convention Center. Over 100 government, industry and academia representatives from the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Canada, Chile, Peru, Singapore, Papua New Guinea joined the workshop online across 8 time zones.