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2017/05/19 | Morley J Weston
INFOGRAPHIC: Taiwan’s Cities are One Giant Heat Sink
If you want to keep cool in Taiwan, start growing some rice or fish.
2017/05/18 | Michal Thim
ANALYSIS: Tsai’s Defense and Security Challenges Line Up in Year Two
Boosting the national defense budget, avoiding a spending blowout on submarines, watching out for aggression in the South China Sea and keeping up Taiwan’s defense from cyber attacks; chances are Taiwan’s president will be kept busy keeping the country safe in the second year of her presidency.
2017/05/18 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: Pointimize, the Startup Making it Easy to Use Your Credit Card Rewards for Travel
'What we want to do is compile all the information on what hotels and flights you can redeem with your credit card reward points,' says Keith Wang, co-founder and CEO of Pointimize.
2017/05/17 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: PicSee, the Taiwan Startup Making You Click on More Links
This Taiwan startup is increasing the chances of people actually clicking on the links you share.
2017/05/15 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: SurveyCake, the Online Survey Tool for Enterprises
'We know that we can’t compete with Google in the general consumers’ market, so we are targeting and reaching out to enterprises through doing 2C,' says SurveyCake founder Alex Liu.
2017/05/12 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: U-GYM, The Portable Deep Massager from Taiwan
Lack of restoration and maintenance after working out can lead to serious injuries, and Taiwan startup U-GYM is aiming to help in maintaining daily health care.
2017/05/11 | John Gillespie
Social Media Powers Citizen Resistance in Vietnamese Land Disputes
What has changed in Vietnam is the population’s use of social media, which has allowed citizens to mobilize opposition to land taking and monitor official responses to public protests.
2017/05/10 | Douglas Fuller
Tech's Secret Sauce: Foreign Cash and Chinese Startups
Foreign venture capital has played a critical role in China’s start-up scene. Why has foreign venture capital played such an outsized role?
2017/05/05 | Denise Hruby
The Man Behind China’s Ebola Vaccine
Yu Xuefeng is among a wave of Chinese scientists returning from careers abroad to make the nation’s biomedical industry more globally competitive.
2017/05/05 | John Lee
The Rise of China’s Tech Sector: The Making of An Internet Empire
Part one of this two-part series looks at the rise of China's digital economy, the champion firms that dominate it, and their relationship with the Chinese state.
2017/04/28 | FORTUNE
Affordable Chinese Phones May Become Favored Over iPhone, Research Shows
The struggling smartphone market is making a bit of a rebound thanks to a handful of Chinese companies.
2017/04/26 | August Rick
How a Shanghai Exhibition Wrestled With Our Digital Future
A recent city-center art show exposed the fading relevance of brick-and-mortar display.
Marching for Justice at the March for Science: A Postmodern Perspective
'It is really most appropriate that the scientists should be the ones marching for social justice and philosophical reflection. For perhaps no other people know better than we do just how our endeavors can be equally powerful for the destruction as it is for the construction of humanity.'