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2020/03/04 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

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.

2020/02/26 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

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.

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

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.