Economy

  • Confirm
  • .
2018/04/20 | Olivia Contini
Guangzhou's 'Food Bus' Offers Travelers a Taste of Town
Fifteen famous restaurants in China's southern city are connected by a new bus route.
2018/04/20 | Morley J Weston
Thailand vs Taiwan: Who Wins the Startup Head to Head?
A debate between the advantages of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Japan has Taiwan come out looking alright.
2018/04/18 | The Conversation
How China's Winemakers Are Catching Up the World
Chinese wine was once hardly better than pruno, but the country's vineyards are quickly coming up in the world.
'Five Shortages' Are Holding Taiwan Back
Taiwan's growth and investment are restricted by five scarce resources -- land, water, power, manpower and talent.
2018/04/14 | TIME
Even as Trade War Looms, the US Auto Industry Sees a Savior in China
The Chinese market is still a minefield for foreign automakers, however.
2018/04/13 | New Mandala
OPINION: Malaysia's Fake News Law Will Be a Political Sledgehammer
The new law may be wielded unfairly against the state's critics.
2018/04/12 | TIME
New Addiction: Coffee Taking Over in the Heartlands of Chinese Tea Production
Coffee production is on the rise in China's traditional capital of tea.
2018/04/12 | The Interpreter
Europe Frets over Impact of Chinese Money
One Belt One Road is coming to Europe, but reactions to the infrastructure spending are mixed across the continent.
2018/04/10 | Nate Maynard
TCI Becomes First Taiwanese Company to Commit to 100% Renewable Energy
A white label manufacturer is showing the way for Taiwan's companies to fall into line with a greening global supply chain.
2018/04/04 | David Green
Q&A: NDC Vice-Minister Chiou on Unicorns, Taiwania and the ASVDA
Too much emphasis has been placed on the Executive Yuan's promise to foster Taiwanese unicorns.
OPINION: Job Recruitment in China is Depressingly Sexist
Workplace discrimination and dismissive attitudes continue to discredit many women across China.
2018/03/28 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: Trump's Tariffs on Taiwan Point to a Deeper Truth
The recent hit to Taiwan's steel industry raise questions about the nature of the relationship between Taiwan and the United States.
OPINION: Thailand's Special Economic Zones Fail to Deliver
Once viewed as a panacea, SEZs are unlikely to succeed in driving new investments in Thailand.
2018/03/19 | Mike Lee
OPINION: Despite a Shady Record, Hong Kong's Business 'Superman' Retires to Adulation
A reflection on the less outstanding elements of Li Ka-shing's track record as the Hong Kong business magnate retires.
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.