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2020/08/28 | Roy Ngerng

The Pay in Taiwan Is Too Damn Low

Taiwan’s minimum wage is not just lower than the international standard. Its rate of growth has lagged.

2020/08/11 | Roy Ngerng

How Many Workers Can the Salaries of Singapore’s Ministers Pay For?

While Singapore's prime minister shamelessly lays claim to a salary 167 times the basic wage of an outsourced resident cleaner, the government refuses to enforce a minimum wage.

2018/02/25 | TNL Staff

Week in Focus: A Glance at Inequality

The growing wealth gap is changing the world from Siberia to South Africa.

2018/02/24 | Filip Novokmet and Li Yang

Why Is Russia Outpacing China in Income Inequality?

Due to significant differences in privatization strategies, the way in which economic growth has been shared among the citizens of these two countries is vastly different.

2017/03/06 | Zha Wen

Why Globalization Is No Enemy for Chinese Nationalists

Right-wing movements in the US and Europe are fed by discontent with a globalized economy — something China depends on more than ever.