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2018/09/19 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

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.

2018/09/10 | 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.

2018/09/09 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

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.

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.

2018/09/07 | Stuart Heaver

China's One Belt, One Road Is One Dimensional Compared with the Maritime Original

Exploring the breadth and diversity of cultural and economic exchange enabled by the Maritime Silk Road reveals the comparative paucity of its modern-day counterpart.

2018/09/04 | Matt Dagher Margosian

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.

2018/08/27 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Taichung's Machinery Industry Smartens Up amid 5+2 Transformation Drive

Taiwan's plans to push its machine tools industry into the next phase are taking shape in Taichung.

2018/08/25 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

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.

2018/08/24 | The Conversation

ANALYSIS: Governance Key to Mitigating Environmental Risk of China Trade

Strong governance can shield the developing world from the environmental risks associated with fueling China's economy.

2018/08/22 | Policy Forum

ANALYSIS: Why the Asian Tigers Don't Have Their Own Silicon Valley

Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan are still far from adapting to the digital age and embracing the knowledge economy.

2018/08/13 | CoinCentral.com

How Japan Is Regulating Its Way to Asian Crypto Leadership

Japan's path to crypto supremacy is distinguished by clear and timely regulatory intervention.

2018/08/12 | East Asia Forum

Chinese Real Estate Investment Shapes New Cambodian Skyline

Chinese investment is fueling a luxury housing boom that does nothing for the needs of ordinary Cambodians.

2018/08/10 | Robert Hayes

OPINION: Vertiginous Corporate Ladders Are Holding Back Asian Companies

It is no wonder employees seek to move jobs so quickly when the ladder above them stretches to the sky.