Taiwan Economy

Taipei is reflecting on plans to boost the economy after growth slowed to 1.67 per cent in the first quarter after expanding 3.97 per cent in the preceding quarter. Photo: Bloomberg

Taiwan unveils economic plan as Ma's popularity slumps

Taiwan will let insurers invest in infrastructure projects and create a NT$1 billion (HK$260 million) fund to channel money to companies as President Ma Ying-jeou seeks to boost growth and revive his flagging popularity.