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2018/10/22 | Justin Hugo
SINGAPORE: Millionaire Ministers and Systemic Inequality
Singapore has excellent healthcare and education, but only a fraction of the population can afford it due to a systemically repressive regime that saps economic vitality at every turn.
OPINION: Extending the HSR to Hualien Risks Spoiling East Taiwan
Taiwan retains something truly special on its east coast. It would be a shame to lose it in a rush towards development.
Making Sense of Taiwan's Renewable Power Push
The latest on Taiwan's push to achieve 20 percent of its power generation through renewables by 2025.
2018/09/10 | Roy C. Lee
OPINION: Will the US-China Trade War Really Spur Taiwan's Companies to Leave China?
The government is encouraging Taiwanese companies based in China to take the US-China trade war as their cue to relocate.
2018/11/09 | Chinadialogue
China Pressed to Reform Meat Production as Swine Fever Spreads
It's time for China, in the midst of culling hundreds of thousands of pigs, to re-think its food systems.
2018/12/07 | Saigoneer
Taiwan's Foxconn Is Considering Opening an iPhone Factory in Vietnam
The Taiwanese technology giant previously expressed an interest in evading the US-China trade war.
2018/10/18 | Stuart Heaver
HONG KONG: Why China's Greater Bay Masterplan May Not Be So Great
The plan to unite nine Chinese cities with Hong Kong and Macau reads well on paper but innovation is about more than just pie in the sky political programs.
Taiwan's Dream to Excel in IoT Edges Closer to Reality
The government's ambitious targets to grow Taiwan's internet of things industry are coming together despite talent-related teething troubles.
Taiwanese Investors Size Up the North Korean Market
Taiwan has abided by tighter Trump-era sanctions on North Korea, but in 2016, Taiwan was its fourth largest trading partner.
2018/10/18 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Google's Dragonfly Buzzes Behind Great Firewall
The company that once said it wouldn't be evil has publicly touted its plans to launch a censored search engine in China.
2018/12/15 | David Green
McKinsey Launches North Asia Industrial IoT Hub in Taiwan
The decision to base its North Asia Industrial IoT Hub in Taiwan is a welcome fillip for the island's economy.
2018/09/09 | Saigoneer
Tracking Vietnam's High Speed Rail Dream
A high speed rail line running the length of the country could cost US$60 billion and reduce the train journey time between Hanoi and Saigon to eight hours.