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Work From Home will Reshape Offices and Cities

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2021.06 The Taiwan Banker NO.138

The sudden outbreak of COVID-19 in May in Taiwan disturbed the calm that had long prevailed on the island. The emergence of so many cases shocked Taiw.. more

How Taiwan's Banking Sector can Make Use of Taiwan's Advantages

By Lee Ming Ling / 2021.07 The Taiwan Banker NO.139

In April, Citigroup announced that it would sell its consumer finance businesses in 13 markets, including Taiwan. In fact, some private banks in Taiwa.. more

A Global Strategic Transformation in Multinational Banks

By Edward Hsieh / 2021.07 The Taiwan Banker NO.139

Citibank’s withdrawal from the consumer finance business in 13 Asia-Pacific countries is the latest example of a rising localization trend in As.. more

Finance is an Integral Part of the Pandemic Response

By David Stinson / 2021.07 The Taiwan Banker NO.139

Taiwan was hoping to isolate itself from the global spread of SARS-CoV-2 and its variants until it could fully vaccinate its population. As unfortunat.. more

Singapore aims for green finance leadership in Asia

By Matthew Fulco / 2021.07 The Taiwan Banker NO.139

Singapore has a knack for positioning itself at the forefront of the financial industry’s evolution in Asia. Over the past decade, the city-stat.. more

The Whole Island Rises or Falls Together

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2021.07 The Taiwan Banker NO.139

The past two months have been full of challenges for Taiwan. Having existed in a parallel space amidst the global pandemic, this island of respite has.. more

South Korean digital banks shake up financial services market

By Matthew Fulco / 2021.06 The Taiwan Banker NO.138

South Korea has just three digital banks, but they are having an outsized impact on the country’s financial services sector. While South Korea i.. more

Carbon Pricing Loses An Important Battle in the US, but Global Momentum Persists

By David Stinson / 2021.06 The Taiwan Banker NO.138

It’s a cliché of political reporting to always note how important the current election is, yet the events of the past few months confirm th.. more

Banks Cautiously Embrace the Full Potential of the Internet

By David Stinson / 2021.06 The Taiwan Banker NO.138

For the first few decades of its existence, the internet was mostly a disappointment. In the very early days, tech optimists foresaw the end of distan.. more

The Pandemic will Drive the Transformation of Industries

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2021.06 The Taiwan Banker NO.138

Taiwan has been an outlier during the coronavirus pandemic. By preventing community transmission before mid-May, it had been able to carry on mostly a.. more