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2018/04/09 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
OPINION: China's '31 Incentives' Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Taiwan
China's lures fuel a sense of insecurity in Taiwan, but many resolvable economic and societal problems lie closer to home.
2018/02/05 | Justin Hugo
The Bitter Truth: Why Asia's Tigers Suffer while the Nordics Thrive (Part 1)
In the first of a 5 part series, Justin Hugo looks at how statistics suggesting the Asian Tiger economies have caught up with their Scandinavian counterparts mask a more sobering wage-based reality.
2017/09/06 | Justin Hugo
It's Time to Return Taiwanese Workers What They Rightfully Earn
Business groups simply do not want to show any respect when it comes to raising their workers’ wages, and it's time to start protecting workers in Taiwan.
2017/08/21 | Justin Hugo
Taiwan’s ‘Grim Truth’: Vicious Low Wage, Low Productivity Cycle Crippling Workers and Companies
As Taiwanese businesses are unwilling to increase wages for the want to hold onto their profits, they are also complicit in causing themselves to lose demand, and therefore their business sustainability. The government needs to act.
2017/08/07 | Tyler Prochazka
Curing the ‘Ghost Island’: Why Taiwan Needs Basic Income
Sun Yat-sen believed that the benefits from natural resources, monopolies and property should be shared amongst all citizens. This is precisely the philosophy behind UBI, argues Tyler Prochazka.