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Fracking From Sea to Shining Sea Seen by Drilling Pioneer

Where others see purple mountain majesties, Kent Bowker sees buried treasure.
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Taiwan shines at Intel science contest 

Taiwan shines at Intel science contest  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taiwanese students won five awards at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
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How Different Are Grocery Stores in Taiwan and the US?

How Different Are Grocery Stores in Taiwan and the US? | EconMatters | Scoop.it

Taiwan has been one of the top Asia travel destinations.....

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Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang dead at age 70 | Taiwan News

Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang dead at age 70 | Taiwan News | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Chu Ke-liang lost his struggle with cancer on Monday morning, his doctor said
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Even Clean Energy Has Little Oil Spills

Even Clean Energy Has Little Oil Spills | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Wind turbines were planted along a strip of Mexico’s southern coast to make the country’s power industry cleaner. Now they’re spilling oil.
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Occidental Petroleum to Test a Massive Supertanker for U.S. Oil Exports from Permian

Occidental Petroleum to Test a Massive Supertanker for U.S. Oil Exports from Permian | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Occidental Petroleum this month plans to test whether a massive supertanker named Anne can dock at its oil terminal along Texas’ Corpus Christi Bay.
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Taiwan's Foxconn to build plant in U.S. in second half of 2017, China tries to woo it back 

Taiwan's Foxconn to build plant in U.S. in second half of 2017, China tries to woo it back  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
On the same day news leaked that Foxconn plans to build plant in U.S., China says it's the best place for factories.Taiwan's Foxconn is planning to build a new manufacturing plant in the U.S. in the second half of 2017, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey Amid Russia Meddling Probe

Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey Amid Russia Meddling Probe | EconMatters | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey amid the agency’s investigation of Russian interference in last year’s election, saying the bureau needed new leadership to restore “public trust and confidence.”
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China's Stance on Taiwan and the WHO Is Potentially Deadly

China's Stance on Taiwan and the WHO Is Potentially Deadly | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Experts say Taiwan's exclusion from the World Health Assembly could could create a dangerous public health risk for East Asia and beyond.
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Chinese Delegation Blows Up at Anti-Conflict Diamond Meeting to Sideline Taiwan

Chinese Delegation Blows Up at Anti-Conflict Diamond Meeting to Sideline Taiwan | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Chinese Delegation Blows Up at Anti-Conflict Diamond Meeting to Sideline Taiwan « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Puerto Rico Files for Historic $70 Billion Debt Restructuring

Puerto Rico Files for Historic $70 Billion Debt Restructuring | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The proceedings will dwarf Detroit’s record-setting bankruptcy
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Air Canada to resume Taipei route after 14-year hiatus 

Air Canada to resume Taipei route after 14-year hiatus  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Air Canada has set June 9 as the day it will resume its Vancouver-Taipei service after a 14-year hiatus, the carrier's Senior Director of Commercial Strategy Timothy Liu said Tuesday.
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Taiwan tycoon Foxconn exec visits White House twice in 2 days 

Taiwan tycoon Foxconn exec visits White House twice in 2 days  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
White House could announce deal in the summer.Hon Hai Precision Industry Chairman Terry Gou visited the White House twice in two days, though it was not clear whether he had met President Trump himself to discuss investments which could be announced during the summer.
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Eye doctor is the profession of the next decade: expert 

Eye doctor is the profession of the next decade: expert  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Increasing use of smartphones will cause deteriorating eyesight.Economics commentator Hsieh Chin-ho sees eye care as a medical sector likely to explode over the coming decade due to the excessive use of smartphones and other electronic devices.
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Taiwan ranks 45th in global healthcare quality index | Taiwan News

Taiwan ranks 45th in global healthcare quality index | Taiwan News | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Researchers put Taiwan on par with Latvia and Puerto Rico, scoring an overall of 78 on the index... .The study pointed out while nearly all countries assessed saw their HAQ index values improve, the gap between the highest and lowest observed index was actually larger in 2015 than in 1990.
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Zodiac Sign Matters in Getting Hired in Taiwan

Zodiac Sign Matters in Getting Hired in Taiwan | EconMatters | Scoop.it

In the US, the factors weigh more in a job search typically include education, experience.....

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New South Korea president says he is willing to visit Pyongyang

New South Korea president says he is willing to visit Pyongyang | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Pyongyang's UK ambassador said Kim Jong-un would chose the timing of the test and warned North Korea could reduce US assets 'to ashes' should America attempt military action.
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Taiwan's Taipei named top 10 Asia-Pacific destination 

Taiwan's Taipei named top 10 Asia-Pacific destination  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taipei is also the top regional destination for Japanese visitors .In addition, the nation came in third as the most important origin market for tourists, contributing 23.8 million overnight international arrivals, or a 7 percent share of all tourists to the 171 destinations.
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The World's Most Expensive Train Ride Opens in Japan

The World's Most Expensive Train Ride Opens in Japan | EconMatters | Scoop.it

"The world's most expensive luxury train began commercial operations in Japan on May 1 in Japan."  

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Legislators discuss making English Taiwan's second official language | Taiwan News

Legislators discuss making English Taiwan's second official language | Taiwan News | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Lawmakers held a hearing last week titled 'The Promotion of English as the Second Official Language'.Democratic Progressive Party legislators on Friday held a hearing titled "The Promotion of English as the Second Official Language."
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Fed Keeps Rates on Hold as Slowdown in Growth Seen Temporary

Fed Keeps Rates on Hold as Slowdown in Growth Seen Temporary | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Federal Reserve officials remained on track to gradually tighten monetary policy after leaving interest rates unchanged and signaling they were not alarmed by recent U.S. economic weakness.
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A Runaway Success: HBO First Ever TV Series in Taiwan

A Runaway Success: HBO First Ever TV Series in Taiwan | EconMatters | Scoop.it
By Asia Pop Culture HBO Asia is an extremely happy camper.  Its new TV series -- 'Teenage Psychic' (通靈少女) -- has become a red hot runawa
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Vix volatility index hits lowest level in more than a decade

Wall Street’s so-called fear gauge slid to its lowest level in more than a decade as US stocks inched closer to new all-time highs on Monday.
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