Taiwan is making an effort to attract more international students – and hopes that growing numbers of them will stay on to join the workforce after graduation. Despite being only a Tier II team, the soccer squad at National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST) regularly defeats some of Taiwan’s top-division university teams. But…

The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. is taking steps to improve board governance among listed companies. Cooking oil scandals, chemical pipeline explosions, pollution exposés – a common thread runs through these headline-grabbing incidents in Taiwan in 2014. Beyond the lamentable suffering and social costs, they represent avoidable destruction of shareholder value that could have been mitigated…

The smartphone maker is diversifying its product lineup in an effort to reverse its fortunes. By Tim Ferry with Philip Liu Taiwan’s leading smartphone brand HTC last November launched its first own-brand, non-smartphone or tablet product: the Re, a mini still and video camera. Resembling a periscope, the L-shaped camera with one-button activation is aimed…

For years, the regulatory and funding environment in Taiwan was not conducive to fostering new startup enterprises. Many would-be Taiwanese entrepreneurs headed for Silicon Valley or other locations instead. But lately the situation has changed, in part because of government recognition that Taiwan was losing economic opportunities by not doing enough to encourage entrepreneurial initiative….