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Happiness Found in Taipei: Urban competitiveness starts to grow
Jul 14, 2017
Happiness Found in Taipei: Urban competitiveness starts to grow
By FENG,LING-HUI
Institute of Urban Strategies, the Mori Memorial Foundation, has just announced its latest report on Global Power City Index in October 2016. Results showed that Taipei City was ranked # 33 in the 42 cities ranking around the world. Exceeding Bangkok, Fukuoka, Jakarta, and other Asian cities, Taipei City received a total score of up to 20.4 points, which shows that its economy, R&D, natural environment and traffic accessibility have all made tremendous progress. Within these evaluated items, the natural environment has made the most progress. If looking at it from the group’s perspective, the Taipei City has a superior rank in the evaluation of managers and tourists compared to last year’s evaluation. As for the evaluation on the researchers, it shows an average rank. Taipei City must take further control over the city’s advantages and disadvantages in addition to its distinctive quality and continue to explore those concepts with high performance and to create a brand strategy that can represent this city.
Overall Competitiveness of the City: Taipei City goes upward
Jul 14, 2017
Overall Competitiveness of the City: Taipei City goes upward
By FENG,LING-HUI
The “Global Views” issued the results of “a Mass Survey on the Overall Competitiveness of Counties and Cities” in July 2016. Taipei City won the championship once again in a national competition with other 19 counties and cities. For Taipei City, things are just going smoothly. In addition to winning the first prize in the overall ranking of competitiveness, this city also won the first prize either in the national counties and cities ranking or among the 6 municipalities in terms of 5 aspects — “economy and employment,” “education and culture,” “environmental protection and environmental quality,” “medical treatment and hygiene” as well as “local finance.” In the two aspects of “security” and “life quality and modernization,” Taipei City has made tremendous progress in the performance ranking compared to last year although it still has a long way to go for improvement. Its urban resource conditions, historical development and orientation – plus its perfect execution in the policy– are all key factors, which enabled Taipei City to become a regular winner in terms of the economy, education, medical treatment and finance.
Creative City’s Competitiveness Leads Taipei City to Grow Steadily
Jul 14, 2017
Creative City’s Competitiveness Leads Taipei City to Grow Steadily
By FENG,LING-HUI
In the “Innovative Cities Index” released by 2Thinknow on December 2015, Taipei City ranked higher and higher annually since it became one of the Top 100 cities in 2011. In 2015, Taipei rose to the 52th from the 87th slot last year and was nominated as the fastest city with an upgrade by 2Thinkknow. Although the average score is 49 to rank as a first level hub city, Taipei took the lead in the 5th place within its level. It failed the competition for the 1st level core city by just 1 point. On the other hand, if carefully observed among the Asia cities, Taipei City ranked the 9th, which is the top city in the ranking of hub cities. Its competitive potential is worthy of expectations.
Emerging World City with New Perspectives to Focus on Developing the Strength in Taipei City
Jul 14, 2017
Emerging World City with New Perspectives to Focus on Developing the Strength in Taipei City
By FENG,LING-HUI
LL released a report on “Globalization and Competition: The New World of Cities” on November 2015. Taipei City ranked the fifth among the emerging world cities together with other emerging cities like Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul. Taipei has entered into the critical period for globalization. It is not only a critical port of call for all major markets around the world, but also keeps the capability for critical decision-making. Taipei benefits from its particular strategic location and dynamic labor market. Its high performance of investment and impressive infrastructure are the main supportive forces for highly developed cities. In terms of the three key indices, Taipei City ranked the first in public infrastructure, and took the second place in high education level and the seventh in creative R&D capability. The review said people voted it as a “highly-competitive city”.
Survey of Overall Competitiveness of Cities and Counties. Taipei City is Repeat Champion
Jul 14, 2017
Survey of Overall Competitiveness of Cities and Counties. Taipei City is Repeat Champion
By HUANG,NUAN-YUN
[Global Views Monthly] announced the result of a Survey on Overall Competitiveness” in July 2015. It showed Taipei to be yet again the champion amongst 19 cities and counties around Taiwan. Besides the overall leading performance, Taipei City is also ranked as the first in five aspects: “economy and employment”, “education and culture”, “environmental protection and environmental quality”, “medical care and health” and “local finance”.
Taipei comes in first place in the first-ever global smart-city survey
Jun 18, 2017
Taipei comes in first place in the first-ever global smart-city survey
By HUANG,NUAN-YUN
According to , the newly published “Smart-city survey” indicates all counties and cities’ current and future developmental situation, not only does Taipei take the number one spot on the overall ranking, but also the same position in both the “digital citizen participation” and “domestic and International competition participation rate and score” categories, demonstrating Taipei’s ability for growth and its fierce competitiveness.
Taipei’s significant jump in world rankings
Jun 18, 2017
Taipei’s significant jump in world rankings
By HUANG,NUAN-YUN
This issue references the international consulting firm “Reputation Institute” to present the most reputable global cities in 2014, Taipei global ranking sits in 46th place (With a total score of 63.9), a significant increase in comparison to 2013 (69th). This shows that Taipei has particularly demonstrated fierce competition when it comes to its global reputation.
  
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