Category Archives: Taiwan

Credit Card Post: September 2008 – Was it a big disaster or not?

After the modest spending of the last few months, I was greeted by a mighty thwack with September’s Bill. The damage was nearly NT$80,000! So what happened? How could it be so high? Actually, most credit card statements tell a story: this was no exception. It’s a story of three parts. Part 1: The business We’ve been on… Read More »

Story: The Box – How containerized shipments changed the world, the WTO, and your life

This story is one that was featurd on BBC News/Worldwide yesterday around lunchtime: The Story of the/a Container Box. The BBC says: BBC News embarks on a unique project telling the story of international trade by tracking a shipping container around the world for a year. The idea is devilishly simple: follow the box around the world and… Read More »