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2017/09/15 | Ketagalan Media
Does Taiwan Really Need More Foreigners?
Taiwan needs new talent but Taiwanese people’s inability to market the country effectively is hampering its ability to attract the right people.
How to Resolve Taiwan's Brain Drain
Reversing a long-running brain drain will be an important step on the path to economic revival.
The New Paradigm: Washington Getting Tough on Taipei
'Even career government officials who had served in previous administrations adopted a tougher tone this year, asserting that little progress could be expected in expanding bilateral economic ties unless Taiwan acts decisively to shave its trade deficit with the United States and tackle major outstanding trade issues.'
2017/08/23 | Justin Hugo
Tsai’s Government Failing Taiwan’s Workers with Cruel Minimum Wage Increase
Taiwan has been sinking into a state of stagnation for more than a decade, the Tsai government continues to give businesses too much latitude.
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.
2017/08/16 | Qian Han
Eastern Dragon and the Dangerous Rise of High-Frequency Trading in China
The impact of high-frequency traders on the financial markets has been in the throes of heated debate in China since the latest market rout.
China’s Fevered Property Market Exporting Risk to Asia
Global risk merchants are starting to fret over Chinese local governance — a matter that was conveniently ignored throughout the growth boom of the past two decades.
2017/08/04 | DDG
Made in Taiwan: Re-Positioning a Behind the Scenes Business Success Story
With production for top brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour and Lululemon, Taiwan already accounts for 70% of the world’s output of functional fabrics, but can the country's textile industry take a bold step forward?
2017/08/03 | Matthew Lubin
OPINION: It’s Not oBike, It’s You
It is not only the government’s responsibility to correct residents’ behavior. It is incumbent upon all residents to take on the matter, writes Matthew Lubin.
The Structural Shifts at Play in Xi's Macroeconomic Balancing Act in China
The debate about China’s growth slowdown since 2010 continues to rage. Some think that the drop in China’s growth rate is cyclical. Others believe that trend growth has shifted down a gear.
Is China Really Opening Up Its Consumer Markets?
China is enacting reforms to normalise the importation of goods for domestic consumption. Yet any opening of the Chinese market will be selective and will serve state industrial policy, Tristan Kenderdine writes
2017/07/21 | Simon Chadwick
China's Football Play Sees Xi Pushing Others Offside
President Xi Jinping may be leading the line in China’s football grand plans, but recent moves have caught others in the world game offside, Simon Chadwick writes.
Will Special Economic Zones Work for Myanmar?
Than Tun and Trevor Wilson dive into the challenges and opportunities SEZ's have for Myanmar.
2017/07/11 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Beijing’s Schools for Migrants Face Demolition amid Urban Restructuring
Strict residency laws make it difficult for migrants from other parts of China to be enrolled in public municipal schools in Beijing. Now their special schools are under threat.
2017/07/11 | Patrick Jory
Thailand Now 'Made in China?' Bangkok Gets Closer to Beijing
A cartoon recently appeared in a leading Thai newspaper depicting an engorged Thailand’s Defence Minister getting a tattoo on his stomach saying ‘Made in China.'
2017/07/03 | Linh Tong
Vietnam is Churning Out 300 New Startups a Day
Vietnam has seen almost 40,000 new startups with a total registered investment of US$17 billion in the first four months of 2017 alone.