The Taiwan government is recognizing and assisting smaller but high-performance companies to help them reach their potential. As part of its effort to revitalize the economy, the Taiwan government has been seeking to identify – and then encourage and assist – small or midsized companies that have unique, internationally competitive products or services. The aim…

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…