The level of English in Taiwan has never been very good. Now the Government aims to turn Taiwan into a bilingual nation by 2030.
Although few people know it, Taiwan and the United States between them own most of the world’s high-tech intellectual property. Taiwan Semi-conductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), which is located in Hsinchu, in central Taiwan, is the world’s largest contract producer of semi-conductors (“chips”).
Australia’s various state banks were founded with the intention of promoting development and to provide a safe place for depositors to store their savings. Sadly, none today remains in public hands. Around the turn of the 20th century, the idea that governments should foster development was strongly felt. Even though the idea of a Federal Australia was the dominant force in Australian politics, people looked to their state governments when it came to money for development.