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2016/11/12 | Kathy Cheng

The Five Least Business-Friendly Practices in Taiwan

If Taiwanese businesses want consumers’ respect, they need to earn it. Playing it cheap and chanting 'cha bu duo' has never worked, and it never will.

2016/11/01 | Yee Yan Leong

Back to Basics: Why Communicating Starts with Being Human

'It is a good sign if companies are planning to do more to connect with customers, but when the basics are weak, everything else is secondary'

2016/10/21 | David Green

OPINION: Taiwanese Companies Must Learn To Value Communications

If Taiwan is aiming to promote many of its industries at international events, companies need to seriously consider to what it is they are promoting and how they intend to communicate it.

2016/09/30 | Mark Stocker

OP-ED: Is Corporate Stalemate Killing Taiwan’s Future?

Without addressing the virus of high 'power distance,' Taiwanese firms will be unsuccessful in their transition to new business models with higher growth and higher margins.

2016/09/28 | Malaysiakini

Malaysian Taxi Drivers Protest Uber, Grab

Popular ride-sharing apps like Uber continue to cause headaches for taxi drivers and lawmakers in Asia.

2016/09/23 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Organic Soap Brand in Hot Water over Factory Permits

A well-known Taiwanese organic soap brand, which is exported around Asia, has allegedly been making products in factories without permits.

2016/09/12 | Mo Tz-pin

Startup Conference Helps Fight Fear of Failure

‘What is stopping people from launching startups is not failure, but the fear of failing.’

2016/09/08 | Samantha Kong

For Young Americans, a Chance to Teach and Learn in Taiwan

A total of 80 English teaching assistants will serve in schools in six locations around Taiwan this year.

2016/09/08 | Li Xueqing

Women Feel Discrimination Crunch in China Tech World

Female employees trying to make a name for themselves in digital circles encounter sexism and inequality.

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.

2016/08/25 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: Yourator

A new Taiwanese company wants to help the local start-up scene and encourages young people to take the road less traveled.

2016/08/24 | Hsu Chia-yu

Taiwan PhD Graduates Face Growing Difficulties in Job Market

Taiwanese are learning the hard way that a PhD is no longer a guarantee to a successful career.

2016/08/23 | Timothy Ferry

Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education

Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.

2016/08/12 | ZiQing Low

Chinese Startup Hubs Attract Taiwanese Youth

The Chinese government is using large incentives to recruit Taiwanese students in China and encouraging them to launch startups.

2016/08/11 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: Smartcasual

The News Lens International’s 'Ten Questions' series takes a closer look at the budding start-up scene in Taiwan and further afield.