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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.

2017/04/18 | Pradeep S. Mehta and Kyle Cote

Trump and the Future of India–US Relations

Less than three months into Donald Trump’s term as president, those watching in India are intensely anticipating how bilateral relations will proceed with the United States.

2017/04/17 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

The Need for Speed: Taiwan Taking the Slow Road on Fintech

So far, regulators have been more concerned about the risks of financial innovation than the rewards.

2017/04/03 | John Lee

The Rise of the New Chinese Diaspora

The high-skilled Chinese diaspora is ideally placed to mediate the two-way flow of funds and information.   

2017/03/08 | Kyodo News

Japan Becoming Prime Target of 'Ransomware' Crime

Cyber criminals target Japanese companies and demand ransoms after encrypting their files.

2017/02/06 | Jason Hsu

OPINION: Bye Bye Uber, Now What?

'The big picture is: is this law helping solve the problem? And what approach should the government and industry take towards disruptive innovation?'

2017/01/18 | Ryan Jones

One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One

The Taiwan Virtual Reality Meetup in Taipei is an experiential social gathering of foreign residents and Taiwanese who share an interest in interactive and immersive technologies.

2017/01/17 | The Japan Times

New Technology to Assist Elderly Drivers in Japan

The development of safety mechanisms to assist elderly motorists may not have to be as high-tech as self-driving vehicles running on the latest AI technology. There is a lot that the automakers can do to help reduce accidents involving senior citizens.

2016/12/07 | James Baron

On the Cards: Taiwan's Dating App Scam of Choice

'I'm Mi-Mi, 21 years old, 166 cm, 47 kg, 36-24-34, a student but moonlighting. I offer a bathing and massage service and compensated dating. 3,000 for 90 minutes, 7,000 for an overnight stay. Want to make an appointment?'

2016/11/23 | Joseph Savirimuthu

BOOK REVIEW: 'Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead'

In 'Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead' Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman reflect on the possibilities and risks posed by the new horizon of automobile technology: the driverless car. This insight into the potential future of transportation is well-researched, sprinkled with interesting anecdotes and accessible for both policymakers and the wider public, finds Joseph Savirimuthu.

2016/11/19 | Han Le

Mourning by Rote: The Dynamics of Weibo Commemoration

As news spreads rapidly across the microblog network, Internet users are engaging with tragedies in ever more formulaic and predictable ways.

2016/10/07 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Japan's Nobel Prize a Warning for Government

Japan is putting too much emphasis on short-term scientific research that is expected to produce quick results and commercial benefits.

2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan Tunes Out of TV

Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.

2016/09/29 | Mo Tz-pin

Apple Locks In Beijing R&D Center: Reports

Despite a ban on some of its products, Apple continues to build its presence in China.