Erik Tollefson

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Asia’s ailing tigers need to change their ageing economic model
Hong Kong has a problem with population ageing, rather than an elderly problem
Pension reform can help China realise its vision of economic transformation
Taiwan's trade dilemma amid flurry of regional pacts

Amid the diplomatic pageantry and sartorial tragedy of the recent Apec conference, a short announcement last Monday set off a figurative earthquake in Taiwan: China and South Korea had signed an outline free-trade agreement.

24 Nov 2014 - 5:17AM

Amid the diplomatic pageantry and sartorial tragedy of the recent Apec conference, a short announcement last Monday set off a figurative earthquake in Taiwan: China and South Korea had signed an outline free-trade agreement.

Taiwan's trade dilemma amid flurry of regional pacts
Taiwan must look beyond Korea to draw up its economic road map

Latent economic anxiety typically manifests itself in strange ways. The broadcast of the Korean television drama, My Love from the Star, which tells of an alien who came to earth and fell in love with an actress, is a case in point.

10 Mar 2014 - 2:47AM

Latent economic anxiety typically manifests itself in strange ways. The broadcast of the Korean television drama, My Love from the Star, which tells of an alien who came to earth and fell in love with an actress, is a case in point.

Taiwan must look beyond Korea to draw up its economic road map