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2016/08/12 | ZiQing Low
Chinese Startup Hubs Attract Taiwanese Youth
The Chinese government is using large incentives to recruit Taiwanese students in China and encouraging them to launch startups.
2016/08/11 | Mo Tz-pin
Ten Questions: Smartcasual
The News Lens International’s 'Ten Questions' series takes a closer look at the budding start-up scene in Taiwan and further afield.
2016/08/11 | ZiQing Low
Taiwan Can't Revoke Deportation of S Koreans in Hydis Case, Court says
A court in Taiwan has ruled it cannot revoke a decision by immigration officials to deport a group of South Koreans who were on hunger strike in protest against a Taiwanese company.
2016/08/10 | Beyonder Times
Slush CSO on Taiwan’s Startups: Youth Must Take the Lead
'Taiwan’s young people, don’t be afraid, go ahead and give it a try; Taiwan’s seniors, let go, trust what youths can do!'
2016/08/05 | ZiQing Low
Facebook Brings Female Entrepreneur Campaign To Taiwan
Facebook has brought its 'She Means Business' campaign to Taiwan, but a lot more needs to be done to level the playing field.
2016/08/02 | Olivia Yang
Behind the Award-Winning Tableware Set for People With Dementia
'I didn’t know what my next step would be. I would sleep for a couple of hours and then jump out of bed to keep developing my plan.'
2016/07/28 | Shuhei Omi
Price Warfare Harming Taiwan's IT Sector, Academic Says
A National Taiwan University academic criticizes 'outdated' government subsidies and the direction of the Taiwanese IT sector.
2016/07/21 | Beyonder Times
Emmy Award Winner's Start Up in Taiwan: More Than Complicated
An Emmy Award-winning entrepreneur says the tech industry in Taiwan is cutting-edge and encourages international entrepreneurs to find talent on the island-nation.
2016/07/04 | Yuan-ling Liang
Taiwan Unions Buoyed by China Airlines Success
While some unions have leveraged the success of the flight attendants' strike, other industries face challenges in worker organization and collective bargaining.
2016/06/23 | Olivia Yang
[UPDATE] China Airlines Flight Attendants Strike, Flights Cancelled
The result of a vote held by the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union is allowing China Airlines flight attendants to legally strike.
2016/06/17 | Chang Shin-wei
Taiwanese Engineer Rocks the Labor Market
A Taiwanese engineer has created a Google extension to allow job seekers and employees to comment directly on job websites, including Taiwan’s popular 104 and 1111 sites. The software has been widely praised and will soon be available on Firefox.
2016/04/29 | Edward White
Taiwan Startups Need to Break the Shackles of Confucius
Taiwanese entrepreneurs and investors must break from Confucian tradition if the island is to take the mantle as the Silicon Valley of Asia.
2016/03/25 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Legislator Calls For Ban On After-Hour Messages
In the latest session of the Legislative Yuan, labor rights of being free from employers’ calls after working hours were promoted; however, the Minister of Labor still says they have little control over the operation of the companies, including protecting labor rights after hours.
2016/03/15 | TNL 編輯
The Startup Environment In Taiwan Disappointing?
An online thread discussing Taiwan’s environment for startups is generating discussion. While some people defend Taipei, some cultural drawbacks are also worth pondering upon.
2016/03/08 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Crowdfunding Cases Decupled in the Last Four Years
Recent reports show that the number of crowdfunding cases in Taiwan has decupled in the past four years. The rapid evolvement of crowdfunding platforms is worth noticing with Taiwan being the leading country of crowdfunding in Asia. However, several mechanisms are urgently needed to maintain the operation of these platforms.