Browsing Tag

economy

Taiwan, US hold second economic partnership dialogue

Taiwan and the United States discussed supply chain resilience, including on semiconductors, and how to respond to external economic coercion during an economic dialogue on Tuesday (Nov 23). As the virtual US-Taiwan Economic Prosperity…

Taliban bans Afghans from using foreign currencies

Afghanistan's Taliban government announced a ban on the use of foreign currencies on Tuesday (Nov 2), threatening further disruption to an already ailing economy. Since the Islamist group seized power in mid-August, the national currency…

Pandemic opens doors to switch jobs in Japan

The Covid-19 pandemic has unexpectedly helped Japan's nursing homes and information technology (IT) companies overcome years of labour shortages, as job cuts at restaurants and hotels have prompted workers to look for new careers.…