SOURCE: Free Malaysia Today Taiwan is turning to Japan to find new customers for its sugar apples after top buyer China suspended imports of the luxury fruit amid festering tensions between Beijing and Taipei. Nurturing fresh appetite in Japan for the knobbly green fruit, prized for its creamy flesh, couldContinue Reading

SOURCE: Shang-Su Wu, Nanyang Technological University/East Asia Forum Security concerns related to Taiwan’s economic dependence on China have surfaced from time to time since engagement across the Taiwan Strait deepened from the early 1990s. Former Taiwanese president Lee Ting-Hui launched the Southbound Policy in the mid-1990s to diversify economic partnersContinue Reading

The Taiwanese food giant joins the government’s banana price stabilization initiative and will buy a total of 200 tons of bananas to tackle unreasonable low prices.   Following a Taiwanese food giant’s announcement to procure 100 tons of bananas from local banana growers struggling with low prices, the Council ofContinue Reading