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2016/10/14 | Chublic Opinion

'Frenzonomics' and China's Property Bubble

China's property boom: The prospect of a spectacular crash in the fashion of the stock market last year is scary. To many people a market that continues to rally looks more fearsome.

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?

2016/09/12 | Mark Stocker

OP-ED: Does Taiwan Know What It Wants to be When It Grows Up?

'If we, as citizens of this nation do not actively support the value that is being created by companies and individuals here in Taiwan, we won’t realize a better future.'

2016/08/29 | Edward White

Nepal Mulls China’s Trans-Himalayan Rail Plans

‘We have to work in the middle of these extremes.’ What will China’s trans-Himalayan railway mean for Nepal?

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Malaysians Worried About Economy and Security, Poll Shows

While Malaysians have great pride, a recent poll shows that some issues remain a source of apprehension.

2016/08/26 | Yuan-ling Liang

OPINION: Taiwanese Farmers Need Co-Ops, Not Brands or E-Tail

Despite the good intentions behind recent efforts by young people to help Taiwanese farmers market their products, the agricultural sector faces more fundamental challenges.

2016/08/19 | Edward White

Taiwan's Uber Saga Casts Doubt on Readiness for Digital Future

It is unlikely that the popular ride-sharing service Uber will be kicked out of the country, but the Taiwanese government will continue to fine the company for operating illegally. Are lawmakers scrambling to find measures to deal with new disruptive technologies?

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.

2016/07/22 | The Japan Times

Fixing China’s Troubled Economy

'There are worrying indications that the Chinese economy is either on the verge of falling or has already fallen into deflation.'

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.

2016/07/12 | Edward White

U.K. Tries to Quell Brexit Fears in Taipei

'If I can reassure you, and get that into your papers and broadcast media, that is what I am seeking to do here.'

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.