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David Green is an editor at The News Lens. He covers a lot of stuff, but is most comfortable trying to work out if a robot will come for his job before a government pays for retraining or offers basic income.
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2018/02/13 | David Green
Dutch Trade Office: Taiwan Must Act Now to Build a Circular Future
Taiwan must move on from mere sloganeering when it comes to circular economy and set binding targets to galvanize industry.
2018/02/07 | David Green
TAIWAN: Major Quake Collapses Buildings in Hualien
A major earthquake has resulted in two fatalities and at least 100 injuries in the city of Hualien on Taiwan's east coast.
2018/01/26 | David Green
CARTOON: Airplane Wars
A tit-for-tat spat over airline routes highlights the deplorable state of cross-Strait ties.
2018/01/26 | David Green
Survey of Global Firms in Taiwan Blasts Labor Laws, Warns on Talent
Taiwan-based business leaders from global companies suggest the country is slipping behind in the regional race.
2018/01/22 | David Green
Why Even Digital Publishers Should 'Like' Facebook’s News Feed Change
Changes to Facebook's news feed will likely benefit users, advertisers and maybe even journalism.
2018/01/18 | David Green
INTERVIEW: Making Remittances Easier for Asia's Migrant Workers
EMQ has made remittances easier in Hong Kong and now aims to expand into payments as it deepens its network in Asia and beyond.
2018/01/10 | David Green
INTERVIEW: KMT Legislator Jason Hsu on Tech, Labor and the Singapore Model
As protests against Taiwan's labor laws rage outside government buildings in Taipei, KMT legislator Jason Hsu talks about a future in which technology can help solve Taiwan's public policy problems.
2018/01/08 | David Green
Taiwan Shines a Light in the Darkness with Fintech Sandbox
The sandbox is a first step towards a more flexible regulatory approach as Taiwan attempts to compete in a global race to attract fintech talent and capital.
2018/01/08 | David Green
INTERVIEW: The DPP's Karen Yu on Political Disputes and Fintech Innovation
Taiwan's sandbox bill commanded bipartisan support but achieving it was no easy task.
2017/12/18 | David Green
Vibrant yet Dangerous: Taiwan’s Democracy Flies Sunward
The pace of change in the legislative yuan is breathtaking and illustrative of a vibrant young democracy, but changes to referendum laws open a Pandora’s box.  
2017/12/15 | David Green
Taiwan Protesters Gear Up to Kibosh Coal
Mass protests are set to bring Taiwan's air pollution issues into sharper focus.
2017/12/12 | David Green
Q&A: Are the DPP's Renewable Energy Efforts a Sham?
A passionate advocate for green energy voices his frustration with Taiwan's progress on developing its renewables sector.
2017/12/06 | David Green
Taiwan Startup Health2Sync Secures US$6 Mln for Japan Growth
The company's digital diabetes management offering is attracting interest around Asia as government health services grapple with aging societies and mounting costs.
2017/12/01 | David Green
OwlTing Leads Taiwan's Blockchain Awakening
As Nasdaq cheers Taipei-based OwlTing, Taiwan is on the cusp of allowing its dynamic blockchain innovators to make significant global impact.
2017/11/29 | David Green
Cheng Hsing-tse: Finally Free from Death Row's Shadow
Cheng Hsing-tse reflects on a decade living with the prospect of imminent execution after his exoneration and liberation from death row.
2017/11/29 | David Green
Lee Ming-che's Sentence Chills Taiwan NGOs
Lee Ming-che's sentencing to five years in prison in China for the crime of 'subversion has had a marked chilling effect on the actions and communications of Taiwan's NGOs. The case also suggests Taiwan's wider population faces an insidious dilemma: whether or not to self-censor. 
2017/11/20 | David Green
VIDEO: Confessions of a Far Eastern Air Transport Flight Attendant
Union members suggest the dispute with airline Far Eastern Air Transport highlights the lack of protections afforded to employees.