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Hostilities thaw on Taiwan Strait

July 1, 2008

Taiwan and China are once again looking to formally agree a financial relationship. Dennis Engbarth reports.

Getting on with the job

October 1, 2007

Despite a recent lending crisis, Taiwan has quietly assumed an enviable position in global finance, with ever closer economic ties to China. Brian Caplen reports.

New champions, fresh insights

October 1, 2007

Debate on China’s future was fierce at the inaugural summer event of the World Economic Forum held in the Chinese city of Dalian. Stephen Timewell reports.

Interview: Accent on Partnerships

September 4, 2006

In the face of intensifying pressure on Taiwan’s external relations from a rising China, as shown by the August 6 break in ties with oil-rich Chad, Foreign Minister James Huang shares his views about the country’s external strategy with Dennis Engbarth.

Flying the Flag– The Diplomatic Battle

September 4, 2006

While China persuades countries to break diplomatic ties with Taiwan, Taipei may be changing its attitude to how it counts its allies while formulating a strategy to reverse its political isolation. Dennis Engbarth reports.

Taipei sharpens tools of reform

August 7, 2006

With a specialist at the helm of the finance ministry, the government is promoting fiscal reform and tightening the efficacy of the national treasury. Dennis Engbarth reports from Taipei.

Taiwan gears up for competition

April 3, 2006

Taiwan’s newly installed vice-premier Tsai Ing-wen tells The Banker what the government plans to do to help create a sound capital and financial market.

Tough targets for transformation

April 3, 2006

Taiwan’s financial reform programme is addressing not only issues about China but the problems of a highly fragmented banking sector. Stephen Timewell reports from Taipei.

Taiwan bids to become a financial powerhouse

July 4, 2005

Taiwan’s push to consolidate its banking sector received a boost recently but whether its efforts will pay off is uncertain. Dennis Engbath reports from Taipei.

Deadlock stifles reform

July 4, 2005

The Democratic Progressive Party’s reform plans continue to be blocked by the opposition-controlled legislature. By Dennis Engbarth in Taipei.

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