Taiwan, long among the top exporting countries, is developing its capability for higher-value products for the auto and aerospace sectors. Nuts, bolts, screws….They may just be small pieces of metal, but collectively they add up to big business for Taiwan manufacturers. Last year companies on the island exported more than US$4 billion worth of fasteners,…

Business coaches and cultural consultants are seeking to help take Taiwan’s businesses to the next level of development. William Zyzo, training director and founder of ZnA Training Solutions, a business coaching and communication firm based in Taipei, offers an example of the importance of getting cross-cultural communications right and the perils of getting it wrong….

Green civic organizations are making next January’s legislative elections their next battlefield. Taiwan’s environmental movement is entering a new phase of more direct political activism. On September 21, the Green Party-Social Democratic Party (SDP) Alliance announced that it would field six candidates in next January’s legislative elections, including Green Party Taiwan co-convener Lee Ken-cheng. The…