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Taiwan’s growth dragged by global electronics demand, but new industries could emerge

March 21, 2019

TAIPEI - External headwinds are creating more uncertainties in Asia, and Taiwan is feeling the squeeze, says the French banking group Natixis in a research report.  Besides the risks of the US-China trade war, a lengthened phone replacement cycle continues to pose challenges to Taiwan's trade-dependent economy before the rollout of 5G technology and related equipment, it says.

Taiwan details ‘one country, two systems’ response measures

March 12, 2019

TAIPEI - Measures aimed at countering China's "one country, two systems" formula for unifying Taiwan with China have been unveiled by Taiwan's National Security Counci (NSC)l. Taiwan's President, Tsai Ing-wen, who chaired the NSC meeting, said the response reflected the Taiwan consensus. China's effortswere rejected by the people, represented a unilateral change to the cross-strait status quo, and undermined the sovereignty of the ROC (Taiwan), she said.