Growing up, she dreamt of becoming a knight in shining armor defending the weak and downtrodden. As an adult, she worked to save mold maker Chaheng Precision Co. Ltd. from bankruptcy, transforming the conventional company into a Tier-1 supplier for the world’s leading aircraft makers.
Internet technology has facilitated the rise of social media “tribes” that promote their own ideas or interests through highly insulated “echo chambers.” How can marketers penetrate these social media groups to turn “fans” into customers?
A milkfish farm in Kaohsiung has found success with ecological aquaculture, using mostly all-natural feed. Its experience has raised hopes that eco-friendly fish farming can maintain supplies while allowing our exhausted seas to catch their breath.
With the advance of medical technology, physicians need to communicate not only with patients but also with engineers. The definition of “professional" now includes being able to apply new technologies and keep up with technological progress.
Steven Chang's CID Group has been Taiwan's most successful venture capital firm for nearly a decade. As he looks to the future, what are his latest strategies, and what investment opportunities does he see in Taiwan?
Nearly three out of four Taiwanese want to start their own business. But how does ambition differ from reality? CommonWealth Magazine compares the expectations of the public with the experiences of ten top entrepreneurs.
Using a groundbreaking new cooling fabric, an international undergarment brand has unveiled a new collection that's completely Made in Taiwan – from materials to R&D to production to international marketing.
Morris Chang has returned to the helm of TSMC. In this exclusive interview, he ponders the questions on everyone's mind: How will this veteran executive stabilize the company and help it surmount barriers to continued growth?
The venerable century-old institution that got its start in incandescent light bulbs is plunging into the new era of LED lighting. Using a clever joint venture model, OSRAM is deploying around the globe.
Meticulous intelligence on retail sales, inventory, and product maintenance have allowed cell phone vendor Senao to cut costs, get a clear picture of consumer preferences, and become Taiwan's largest handset distributor.
While most Taiwanese companies are focused solely on the U.S., Europe and China, D-Link has been intensively cultivating Third World markets. What is their singular strategy for working alchemy in the wilderness?
With 176 vessels plying the world’s oceans, Evergreen is a truly global Taiwanese conglomerate. The green-friendly vision of Chairman Y.F. Chang has helped it claim a popular niche in a cutthroat field.
Hardly anyone has heard of this obscure Taiwanese-invested company in China. Yet Keen High, whose turnover has increased eightfold in just three years, makes portable MP3 players for most of the world?s global brands...
The Price-Earnings Ratios of Taiwan's listed companies remain discounted internationally. A number of substantive steps can be taken to make the island?s corporations truly world-class, and raise the appraisal of Taiwan.
The two industrial giants Chinese Petroleum and China Steel have born the blame for Kaohsiung City's world-topping carbon emissions. Now, their aggressive carbon-cutting efforts are helping the environment, and making them money too.
As petroleum prices keep rising, solar energy and LED lighting offer tremendous alternative potential. Riding high on the tide, Taiwanese enterprises are jockeying for position to profit off global warming.
The chairman of Uni-President, renowned for its contributions to disaster relief and aid to impoverished communities, shares his insights on balancing responsibilities to shareholders and the public interest.