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2021/04/20 | Bart Dashorst

Taiwan’s Unsuccessful Transformation

Are Taiwanese nationalism and democratization to blame for a lackluster economy? This is the main argument of Chu Wan-wen’s ‘Taiwan’s Unsuccessful Transformation: Democratization and Economic Development’.

2017/11/09 | Hal Hill

Despite Duterte’s Bluster, the Philippines Continues to Profit

The economy of the Philippines remains strong despite violence and unpredictability — it has not experienced a financial crisis since 2002. Can the markets continue to remain detached amid political upheaval?

2020/03/06 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Anxious Chinese Consumers Expect Coronavirus Crisis to Last Until Summer

Chinese consumers are expecting the coronavirus to last until July despite local economists predicting a quick recovery in the second quarter.

2017/02/28 | Kerry Brown

China and the UK: Unexpected Inspiration for How to Handle Brexit

China has never been seriously considered in the minds of the British political or business elite as anything except a marginal exotic sideshow until now.

2017/02/09 | Hui Feng and Stephen Bell

China and 'Banking on Growth Models'

The key problem with China’s state capitalism is that it misallocates capital, is increasingly dysfunctional and is under-allocating credit to the private and household sectors.

2017/07/25 | Yuan-Ming Chiao

Bleak Outlook: Millions of Rural Chinese Children 'Left Behind'

Experts fear the psychological and developmental consequences on migrant children who are growing up without their parents.

2017/05/29 | Ping Deng

What To Do When China Comes Calling: Sizing Up Foreign Direct Investment

When analyzing future Chinese investment, we need to recognize these inter-dependencies and the possible synergies and conflicts between them.

2017/02/18 | Theodore H. Moran

Weighing China’s Skyrocketing Investment in the United States

Chinese investment in the US has jumped threefold, driven by acquisitions.

2016/10/14 | Edward White

Mixed Views on Thailand’s Outlook after King’s Death

What does the death of Thailand’s revered king mean for people who oppose the military junta that controls the country?

2017/07/31 | Yiping Huang, Yan Shen and Quizi Fu

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.

2017/04/19 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Here's How to Get the Taiwan Economy Back on Course

As Taiwan faces unprecedented economic challenges, it needs to take stock of its strengths and unique characteristics as it seeks the best path forward.

2017/04/22 | Miriam L. Campanella

China’s Unloading of FX Reserves, Spillbacks, and Quantitative Tightening

Once a widely held and an extremely desirable asset in the global economy, American debt is no longer the most desirable thing in the world.

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.

2016/07/13 | Timothy Ferry

The Challenge of Preserving Biodiversity in Taiwan

Taiwan is home to a broad variety of species, some of them unique to the country. But development puts many at constant risk.

2017/02/02 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Beware Risks in China’s Economy

Japan braces for the impact of jitters in the Chinese economy.

2015/11/06 | Kenzo

Over 70 Percent of Taiwan Employees Worry About Unpaid Leave

Spokesman of Yes123, Yang Zong-bin, says that the situation of unpaid leave should be observed until the first half of next year and the situation of the export-oriented high-tech industry and traditional manufacturing should be the main focus. Yang points out, if the workers really have to take unpaid leaves, they should start to observe if the industry has a long-term crisis and think about their next step.

2016/08/10 | The Japan Times

OP-ED: Japan's Faltering Regional Revitalization

The Abe administration's regional revitalization policy has done little to close the growing gap in wealth and population between the large metropolitan areas and the rest of the nation.