Lim, Tai-Wei Books

Lim Tai Wei is a Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore (NUS). He has a law degree (LLB Hons) from University of London, First class honors degree in Japanese Studies (with Merit in Political Science) from NUS, obtained his first MA in NUS and obtained his second MA and Ph.D. degree at the Cornell University of New York.

China’s Quest for Self-Reliance in Oil: The Story of Fushun, Yumen, and Daqing
2008 0-7734-4941-8
Examines the competing views of the influence of geopolitics on the source, continuity, and change in the development of Chinese oil production.

Robotic Technologies in Japan: Narratives of Use of Technologies for Manpower Enhancement, Not Replacement
0 1-4955-0301-1
This book examines the way in which robotics and the re-deployment of the aged labor pool in Japan could increase economic productivity in order to cope with the demographic challenges facing that country. It provides options for advocates and policy-makers to select arguments most relevant to their interests for deployment in public intellectual discourse and debate.