Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cover of June 2015

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Table of Contents of June 2015

  1. Cover story

More FTAs

  1. Economy outlook

Taiwan ranks 11th in competitiveness

  1. Financial strategy

Wanda’s crowdfunding product raises 5 billion yuan

  1. Legal spotlight

Overseas students can become Taiwanese workers and citizens

  1. Point of interest

Taiwan’s round-island cycling network

  1. Portrait

Wang Jianlin of Wanda

  1. Remark from editor

Reinventing Silk Road

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China-Korea Free Trade Agreemen
Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao, Huchengm, and the Korean Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Yoon, Sang-jick, respectively represented the governments of the two countries and officially signed the Free Trade Agreement between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Korea in Seoul Korea on June 1. Continue reading

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Taiwan ranks 11th in competitiveness

In the Switzerland-based IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2015, released May 27 this year, Taiwan ranked 11th out of 61 economies surveyed, an improvement of two spots from last year. In the Asia-Pacific region, Taiwan placed third, after Hong Kong and Singapore. Continue reading

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Wanda’s crowdfunding product raises 5 billion yuan

Wanda is trying its hand at internet finance in the form of their crowdfunding app “Stable Earner No. 1”, which was launched on June 12 and succeeded in raising their projected RMB5 billion in just three days, smashing a global crowdfunding record in the process. Continue reading

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Overseas students can become Taiwanese workers and citizens

Taiwanese Premier Mao Chi-kuo enjoined the Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) to formulate a cross-ministerial plan to augment the recruitment of overseas ethnic Chinese students, who could also be incorporated into the nation’s new resident policy and become naturalized citizens. Continue reading

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Taiwan’s round-island cycling network

Building an islandwide bike path network not only fosters an environment for recreational exercise but also promotes Taiwan’s scenic spots, spurs industrial development and brings prosperity to local economies. Continue reading

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Wang Jianlin of Wanda

Born in 1954, Wang Jianlin served in the Army between 1970 and 1986, at which time he was appointed Office Director of the Xigang District Government in Dalian. He has served as Chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group since 1989. Continue reading

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Reinventing Silk Road

Cheming Yang

The “Silk Road Economic Belt” and “21st Century Maritime Silk Road” are initiatives first introduced by Chinese President Xi in the fall of 2013 during visits to Kazakhstan and Indonesia, respectively. They are expected to feature prominently in China’s 13th Five-Year Plan, which will run from 2016 to 2020. The land and sea routes are often referred to jointly as the “One Belt, One Road.” The belt includes infrastructures that will stretch from China, through Central Asia, and ultimately reach as far as Rotterdam and Venice. The maritime road contains a network of ports and coastal infrastructures from South and Southeast Asia to East Africa and the northern Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading

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