ABB and the Economist Launch Automation Readiness Index, Global Ranking for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018--South Korea, Germany and Singapore are the world’s top-ranked nations in their preparations for smoothly integrating intelligent automation into their economies,...

Taiwan was the 18th largest exporter of goods in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A report released by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on April 13 presented global commodity statistics for 2017 based on information from the World Trade Organization (WTO),...

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing retires shy of 90th birthday

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing says he is retiring as chairman of his conglomerate just shy of his 90th birthday. Li made the announcement at a packed press confe...

Greece finally growing, but taxes crushing new businesses

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — If Greek business needed a role model, Stathis Stasinopoulos would make an ideal candidate. An athlete, engineer, and entrepreneur, he invented an easy-folding ...

Taipei the third least stressful city in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei has been ranked as the third least stressful city in Asia, according to a new global ranking. The 2017 Global Least & Most Stressful Cities Ranking conducted by o...

University of Taipei signs MOU with Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

The University of Taipei (UT) recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in an effort to help the university become one of the top 500 univer...

Forbes names Terry Gou richest man in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Terry Gou (郭台銘), Chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., has been named the richest person in Taiwan by Forbes. Forbes released its 2017 list of billionaires Monday...

Taiwan passport world’s 28th most powerful: report

Taiwanese hold the world's 28th most powerful passport, according to the Passport Index annual report's global ranking. Financial advisory firm Arton Capital releases the study every year o...

Map shows Taiwan number one in patents, China 'best at jailing journalists'

Taiwan leads the world in patents, while China is the "best at jailed journalists," according to a map of the world titled International Number Ones posted on the website Information is Beau...

Labor Ministry: Taiwan’s average work hours decrease to 4th in world

The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced today the latest international labor statistics for 2015, which showed a decrease in annual average working hours, from 2,135 hours in 2014, to 2,104 hours in 20...

Study finds Taipei top 15th most popular cities for travelers

Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan, has been ranked the world’s 15th most popular cities for travelers, according to the MasterCard annual travel study released Thursday. The Global Destination ...

Taiwan 32th healthiest country in the world: study

Iceland was named the healthiest country in the world, while Taiwan landed in 32th position in the global ranking, according to the latest statistics revealed by The Lancet Global Health journal. ...

Taiwan tops global ranking as best place to live for expats

The third annual InterNations Expat Insider 2016 survey results reveal the list of the best places to live abroad and this year Taiwan tops the list, ahead of Malta and Ecuador. The survey is cons...

Taiwan ranked 29th for travel freedom by U.K. immigration firm

Germans hold the strongest passports, giving them visa-free access to 177 countries, while the Republic of China (Taiwan) is in 29th place, with visa-free access to 137 countries, according to a new ...

Contest held to promote futures trading amid global market turmoil

In the midst of the worst global market sell-off since the financial crisis of 2008, some Taiwanese investors are seeking refuge in futures to offset the risk of adverse price movement. A Financial Ti...