Anti-nuclear sentiment has been matched by enthusiasm for renewable energy and efforts to help combat global climate change. On June 15, the Legislative Yuan passed the landmark Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management Act (GGRMA), clearly confirming Taiwan’s commitment to the fight against global climate change. The bill, which had been pending in the legislature since…

For Taiwan to maintain its competitive position, it will need to adopt new technologies and business models Taiwan has built itself into a major player in global technology supply chains through fast, efficient manufacturing of information technology (IT) hardware. It is a leading producer of semiconductors, solar cells, display screens, motherboards, and other mid-stream components,…

Despite improved cross-Strait relations, China is continuing massive spending to build up its military capability, with Taiwan remaining prominently in the PLA’s crosshairs. Can advanced weapons procurement and the implementation of “asymmetrical strategies” enable Taiwan to meet the challenge of providing sufficient defensive strength? On the face of it, Taiwan’s chances of prevailing in an…