Tag Archives: Taiwan

Taiwan: Health minister not opposed to ‘revolving door’ clause

11 Apr

The Taiwanese Minister of Health will consider legislation preventing civil servants from accepting key positions in the private sector. It may have its benefits however retired civil servants may be the only agents of change able to interpret public policy for their new employers leading to better alignment between public and private interests. This is […]

Taiwan’s health insurance system stirs up political storm

10 Mar

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s health insurance system may have earned international acknowledgement, but it’s now stirring up a political storm after the health minister left in a surprise resignation. And ironically, opinion polls have put Mr Yaung Chih-liang as one of the most popular members of President Ma Ying-jeou’s administration. Taiwan’s premier has rejected the resignation not […]

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