Despite decreased technology demand and geopolitical challenges, domestic chip designers, led by MediaTek, are posting strong sales and benefiting from U.S.-China tensions. Taiwan’s semiconductor firms are often referred to as “chipmakers” because many manufacture the computing brains of electronic devices. But some of the island’s most ascendant semiconductor companies do not make any chips at…

Though domestic tourism is doing well outside Taiwan’s major cities, a lack of clarity on border reopening has left businesses dependent on the international market in limbo. For the past two-and-a-half years, Taiwan’s travel industry has grappled with an uncomfortable truth: Its reliance on international visitors has become a liability amid broad public support for…

To capture a greater share of the booming digital assets business, Taiwan needs more comprehensive regulation and proactive government support for the industry. During his four years in office, former Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislator Jason Hsu spoke of turning Taiwan into a “crypto nation.” It was always a long shot; the island’s financial services…

After surviving the harrowing mid-2021 local COVID-19 outbreak, the capital’s foreign restaurateurs are cautiously optimistic about the coming year. Herban Kitchen was having a stellar 2021. With Taiwan a safe haven from pandemic-induced turmoil, the Taipei vegetarian restaurant hit a three-year sales high in early May. Not only were regulars packing the restaurant, but veggie-loving…