Matthew Fulco
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Matt Fulco, a Taipei-based freelance journalist, is a Contributing Writer for Taiwan Business TOPICS.
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2017/09/21 | Matthew Fulco
How a Mega Scandal Pushed Taiwan to Reform Money-laundering Controls
New York regulators’ fining of Mega Bank last year for lax compliance practices was a wake-up call for Taiwan, which has since moved swiftly to brush up its international compliance on money-laundering.
2017/03/20 | Matthew Fulco
Trouble for Taiwan’s Paradise
With casino gaming off the table, the economy of the idyllic offshore islands of Penghu is more dependent than ever on shaky seasonal tourism.
2017/02/22 | Matthew Fulco
8K TV Offers Glimmer of Hope for Taiwan
The launch of 8K resolution television sets represents a glimmer of hope for the Taiwan panel-making industry.
2017/01/27 | Matthew Fulco
Exploring Taipei’s Speakeasies
The drink of choice is usually Japanese whiskey, sometimes in innovative cocktails.
2017/01/15 | Matthew Fulco
Taiwan’s Growing Appetite for Beef
Taiwan’s steakhouse market has moved upmarket with the arrival of some new restaurants.
2016/12/09 | Matthew Fulco
Taiwan’s Continuing Uber Controversy
The company’s Taiwan business is still growing despite being in regulatory limbo and facing mounting opposition from lawmakers and the taxi industry.
2016/12/09 | Matthew Fulco
Airbnb Faces an Uncertain Future in Taiwan
The company’s popular apartment-sharing business remains illegal in Taiwan.
2016/10/12 | Matthew Fulco
NCC to Revise Controversial Convergent Law Draft
New laws would replace Taiwan's existing Radio and Television Act, Satellite Broadcasting Act, Cable Television Act and Telecommunications Act.
2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco
Taiwan Tunes Out of TV
Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.
2016/10/03 | Matthew Fulco
Will 5G Spark an 'Internet of Things' Revolution in Taiwan?
After arriving late to the 4G game, Taiwan is determined to capitalize early on the next generation of mobile communication technology.
2016/09/06 | Matthew Fulco
Hospitality and Retail Brands Channel the Good Life in Taiwan
Taiwan’s rising emphasis on high-quality lifestyle has spurred a wave of new homegrown brands offering everything from premium accommodations to inventive cuisine.
2016/08/09 | Matthew Fulco
Where are Taiwan’s Brands?
Steeped in the contract-manufacturing ethos, companies still often fall short in their bid to become global brands.
2016/08/08 | Matthew Fulco
Taiwan’s Gogoro: Taking a Different Tack
Among Taiwanese scooter brands, the relative newcomer Gogoro is an anomaly.
2016/08/05 | Matthew Fulco
Strictly Monkey Business
In this Year of the Monkey, a reminder of the sometimes strained relations between humans and Taiwan’s other primates.
2016/08/01 | Matthew Fulco
In Taipei, the Rising Sun Casts a Long Shadow
More than 70 years after Japanese colonial rule in Taiwan ended, Japan’s legacy endures in the Taiwanese capital.  
2016/07/11 | Matthew Fulco
Taiwan's Hotel Sector Faces Day of Reckoning
The boom of the last eight years is coming to an end as Chinese tourists decline and hotel oversupply grows more severe.