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Audrey Tang Praised for Coronavirus Prevention Tactics
Japanese netizens are captivated by Audrey Tang, Taiwan's digital minister, and her open data approach to sharing local information on the coronavirus outbreak.
Taiwan’s Craft Beer Industry in Search of a Local Identity
Taiwan's burgeoning craft beer scene has come a long way since independent brewing was legalized in 2002. However, the breweries have wildly different ideas about using local ingredients and what makes a Taiwanese craft beer Taiwanese.
2016/10/07 | Yuan-ling Liang
Taiwan Tech Startup Tackles Classroom Bullying, Student Isolation
'Both of us used to be bullied and later became bullies...We want to change this situation.'
2016/10/17 | Olivia Yang
Anti-Cyberbullying Social Media Platform Takes Off in Asia
A new Finnish social media platform aimed at tackling cyberbullying is seeing fast uptake from the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan.
2018/10/31 | g0v.news
Countering Suppression via Open Source: Lessons from Tibet and China
A civil servant with the Tibetan government in exile and a Chinese dissident talk about the role civic tech and open source plays in defending their communities from CCP hacking.
2016/09/13 | J. Michael Cole
Taiwan to Host International Hackathon
The Taiwanese government is helping the annual HITCON position itself as the world’s top hacker competition.
2017/06/12 | FORTUNE
Does Chinese Innovation Have a Dark Side?
China's tech giants are nimble innovators. But will private firms' gains in Big Data, artificial intelligence, face recognition and other technologies lead to tighter state control?
2016/11/29 | Chen Tianqiao
China’s Former Richest Man Turns His Mind to Neuroscience
Strategic investment in brain research will help Chinese enterprises push back the frontiers of scientific progress.
2019/07/18 | Hsin Hsiao
​​OPINION: Taiwan Needs to Keep Up With the Libra Bandwagon
Facebook is on the cusp of launching its cryptocurrency Libra, and Taiwan should prepare for it.
2017/02/09 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Uber's Last Day in Taiwan
Uber high fines in Taiwan seem to have driven matters 'off the cliff.'
2020/03/12 | Daniel Kao
What Coronavirus Reveals About Our Digital Way of Life in 2020
Despite technological advances, we are not smarter now than we were during the 2003 SARS epidemic.
2019/08/08 | David Evans
OPINION: Taiwan Should Treat Huawei as a National Security Threat
Huawei's low-cost economic benefits are no longer sufficient for Taiwan to overlook the security risks it poses.
2016/10/12 | Matthew Fulco
NCC to Revise Controversial Convergent Law Draft
New laws would replace Taiwan's existing Radio and Television Act, Satellite Broadcasting Act, Cable Television Act and Telecommunications Act.
2020/03/13 | Xiaochen Su
Will Taiwanese Cuisine Sustain Its Popularity in Japan?
Taiwanese cuisine is slowly capturing the hearts of foodies around the world, including Japan's.