Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine
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Taiwan Business TOPICS is published monthly by the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei, and covers major current trends affecting business conditions in Taiwan, as well as in-depth coverage of particular industrial sectors, and other reports prepared by the magazines staff of experienced professional journalists.
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Taiwan and the GDPR: Are We Ready?
Taiwan will not be European regulators primary target when it comes to enforcing the GDPR.
TAIWAN: Keeping the Internet of Things Safe and Secure
Toys, cars and even refrigerators are being hooked up to the internet, but more must be done to stop your appliances turning into botnets.
Taiwan Gets Its Act Together on Cybersecurity
Taiwan is following up the establishment of an Electronic Warfare Command with legislation that will demand tighter security measures from private enterprise.
Why Is Rain-Soaked Taiwan Running Out of Water?
Desalination plants are being planned in a country that gets more than 160 rainy days per year.
Mismanagement Lies at Roots of Taiwan's Land Shortage
Economists suggest the government needs to more clearly coordinate land use policy and economic strategy before re-zoning idle land.
Taiwan Struggles amid Impending Electricity Shortage
Politically inconvenient choices define the search for more power as AC units switch on for the summer and Taiwan's renewable push struggles to make headway.
Can Virtual Currency Be Taiwan's Financial Savior?
Taiwan is in a race against its neighbors to get its head around cryptocurrencies.
'Five Shortages' Are Holding Taiwan Back
Taiwan's growth and investment are restricted by five scarce resources -- land, water, power, manpower and talent.
Non-Smokers Aren't Safe from Taiwan's Lung Cancer Wave
An ongoing study suggests environmental factors in Taiwan are contributing to a rising number of cases in otherwise healthy non-smokers.
What Gives with Taiwan's Low Wages?
Stagnant industry, falling investment, overly academic graduates and fiercer global competition are just a handful of the reasons why wages in Taiwan suck.
Are Trains the Future of Transport in Taiwan?
While the government remains enthusiastic about railways, others suggest large-scale spending on new infrastructure is misguided.
The Road to Revitalizing Taiwan's Creative Industries
Taiwan’s once-prolific film and television industries have ebbed in recent years, but new business models could help Taiwan compete with Japan and South Korea.
Kaohsiung Fights to Reclaim Polluted Ground
Kaohsiung will struggle to get its oil-soaked soil back to baseline.
What Will It Take to Improve Taiwan's Air?
Taiwan's air pollution has already launched protests, but tackling its sources will involve some very tough choices.
Prison Sentences for Food-safety Violators in Taiwan
Food-safety scandals that occurred between 2013 to 2014 in Taiwan led the government to increase penalties for responsible parties.