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Austrian trade rep: 'Coming back to Taiwan an easy choice'

First published as part of Trista di Genova’s “Know Your Trade Rep” series, on the Foreign Community Page of The China Post, Feb. 9, 2009. NB: The current envoy is Dr. Walter Höfle Before coming to Taiwan as Austrian trade … Continue reading

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People Mountain, People Sea… of Cars

By Jonathan Chandler Exclusive to The Wild East September is here, and with it the teeming masses have left the beach — drunk down all the Tsingtao beer during the two-week Beer Festival — and returned to the provinces to … Continue reading

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The Meltdown of English Teaching in Taiwan

English teachers in Taiwan, after living a rich life and surfing the wave of bushiban madness for a decade, are now leaving and forced to leave the country in droves. Here’s why. Continue reading

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'One Thing I'd Change About Taiwan'

CHRIS: I would change the television. The TV here is atrocious. There’s nothing to stimulate people; it doesn’t have anything to offer the viewer. Continue reading

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ROC, Aussie ties ‘dynamic,’ says rep

Alice Cawte heads up the Australian Commerce and Industry Office (ACIO). She studied History at university before joining the Australian Public Service. She has worked in Beijing and Noumea (New Caledonia) and, of course, Canberra. She first came to Taiwan in 1991 to study Chinese. Continue reading

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Taiwan Sun Power Shines through Gloomy Economic Forecasts

Taiwan Premier Liu Chao-shiuan has Taiwan’s solar industry production may reach NT$500 billion by 2012. Continue reading

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Bicycles Boom in Tough Economic Times

While a lot of industries are facing problems in today’s tough economy, Taiwan’s bicycle manufacturing industry is booming. Continue reading

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