In Asia, only Singapore and Hong Kong did betterTaiwan News
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The island nation also ranked third in Asia on the list, with Singapore at No. 9 and Hong Kong at No. 14. South Korea followed at No. 31, Japan at No. 38, and China at No. 40, CNA reported.
Small European countries occupied the top three spots, with IMD host Switzerland coming in at No.1 for the fourth year running, ahead of Denmark and Luxembourg.
The National Development Council (NDC) pointed out that Taiwan’s ranking, which is the same as last year, is the best since 2013. For one of the factors contributing to the rankings — attracting and retaining talents — Taiwan jumped 14 spots to No. 34 based on government measures to attract foreign professionals, the NDC said. [FULL STORY]