October 12th, 2012
05:44 AM GMT
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Editor's note: The Outlook series spotlights a country to give a deeper understanding of the business, industry and consumer trends that fuel its economy. While exploring the current challenges and opportunities facing a country's economic progress, Outlook also seeks to provide an insight into its future development.

(CNN) Laua Oyu looks younger than her 88 years as she sings and claps with her sister Yungeh. She smiles as she recalls the words of indigenous songs of her tribe and as her two year old great grand-niece looks up at her with wide eyes.

Dressed in the traditional clothes of Taiwan’s Atayal tribe, Oyu is determined to pass on the culture and language of her ancestors to the young of the village of Kayu, an hour outside of Taipei. FULL POST



October 10th, 2012
08:10 AM GMT
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Editor's note: The Outlook series spotlights a country to give a deeper understanding of the business, industry and consumer trends that fuel its economy. While exploring the current challenges and opportunities facing a country's economic progress, Outlook also seeks to provide an insight into its future development.

(CNN) Flying to and from Taiwan is a highly competitive business. Paula Hancocks looks at how Taiwan’s air carriers are updating their images, competing for customers and trying to win a slice of the growing tourism business coming from mainland China.

CNN’s Outlook series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries we feature. However CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reporting. Read more on CNN's sponsorship policy



October 2nd, 2012
04:45 PM GMT
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Editor's note: The Outlook series spotlights a country to give a deeper understanding of the business, industry and consumer trends that fuel its economy. While exploring the current challenges and opportunities facing a country's economic progress, Outlook also seeks to provide an insight into its future development.

(CNN) For the past six years, Guo Chi-mei has struggled to get out of bed on his own. The 40-year-old suffered a stroke in 2006 and can only take a few unaided steps to his wheelchair before his blood pressure rises to a dangerous level.

Last year the government ruled that the stroke was because of overwork but his company is legally challenging the decision. FULL POST

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