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2019/07/30 | FORTUNE

Who Won the US-China Trade War? Vietnam

Vietnam emerges as a winner as the United States and China are butting heads against each other.

2019/07/19 | David Evans

5 Innovative Taiwanese Startups You Should Know

After some years of a stagnant growth in the tech sector, Taiwanese startups are on the rise again.

2019/07/18 | Hsin Hsiao

​​OPINION: Taiwan Needs to Keep Up With the Libra Bandwagon

Facebook is on the cusp of launching its cryptocurrency Libra, and Taiwan should prepare for it.

2019/07/04 | Taiwan Insight

How Can Taiwan's Pop Music Enter the Global Market?

How can Taiwan step up its game in promoting local pop music overseas?

2019/07/03 | Kathy Cheng

OPINION: EVA Air and the Sad State of Taiwanese Corporate Culture

Let's talk about how the EVA management reflects Taiwan's corporate culture.

2019/04/27 | Daphne K. Lee

AIT Deems Taiwan 'Unfriendly for Innovators' Due to Uber Controversy

The American Institute in Taiwan penned a strongly worded letter opposing government plans to institute new rules which would affect Uber services in Taiwan.

2019/04/12 | James Grant

How Did 7-Eleven Come to Rule the Streets of Taiwan?

An inside look at how the convenience store chain began operating like a government agency.

2019/03/15 | Xiaochen Su

Can 'Late-Night Pricing' Keep the 24-Hour Convenience Store Alive?

Convenience stores in Asia should look to the taxi industry to make their 24/7 operating hours profitable.

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.

2018/12/11 | Asia Dialogue

OPINION: UK Media Missed Leap Forward in 'Golden Era' of China Trade Relations

The UK was the guest of honor at the recent China International Import Expo in Shanghai, so why did the UK national press completely miss an opportunity to talk about it?

2018/12/11 | East Asia Forum

OPINION: Here's How Taiwan Should Tweak the New Southbound Policy

Taiwan's New Southbound Policy is bearing fruit, but could benefit from concrete proposals that map with partner countries' own development agendas.

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.

2018/11/09 | 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.

2018/10/22 | Roy Ngerng

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.

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.

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.