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…

Consideration of the economic outlook for 2016 also has to take the upcoming presidential and legislative elections into account. President Ma Ying-jeou was elected in 2008 on a platform of reinvigorating Taiwan’s economy and cooling tensions in the Taiwan Strait through unprecedented cross-Strait trade agreements. But after his reelection in 2012, public confidence in the…