In an interview with CommonWealth Magazine, former Morgan Stanley Asia chairman Stephen Roach talks about the economic and geopolitical risks of a Trump presidency and why taking on China may not help Trump achieve his goals.
With Donald Trump pledging to ease regulations on oil and gas businesses and a future energy secretary friendly to the industry, Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group is focusing its attention on the United States, perhaps to Taiwan’s detriment.
Stanford University is renowned for its innovate approach to learning. One of its top educators insists that liberal arts and the humanities are key to higher education, even in this digital age, but admits to still figuring out how to best get the message across.
Jonathan Franzen is known for taking on Twitter and Facebook and lamenting how reading is becoming a lost art. In this exclusive interview, Franzen talks about how reading and literature have an important role in the new digital era.
Taiwan's rigid education system produces plenty of "good students," but here are three stories about a group of Taiwanese who found out at Stanford University that what it means to be "good" in this new era is changing.
The American dream is turning into a nightmare, with disheartening levels of inequality, unemployment and homelessness. In this eyewitness report, CommonWealth Magazine visits the USA, in what may be its final days at the top.
In Aesop's Fables, the hardworking ant has plenty of stores for the winter. With its legendary diligence, Germany has staged comebacks following many downturns in the past. What are the secrets to its resilience?
In as little as a decade, China will eclipse the U.S. as the world's biggest economy. As America shares its superpower status with China, their often contradictory rivalry is becoming a decisive factor in the fate of Taiwan, and the world.
Promoting its own standards and rewriting the game rules across a range of industries, China hopes to go head-to-head with the leading standards of the West. Once China can "call the shots," how can Taiwan reap the rewards?
Brazilian immigrant Yim King Po grew up poor, but he parlayed a keen eye for emerging trends, the advantage of local knowledge, and multinational connections into a top position in Brazil's information services market.
Already an important source of the world's raw materials, Brazil is taking shape as a new frontier of business opportunity, an increasingly important market for companies, and fertile soil for enterprising Taiwanese business people.