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2017/10/17 | Rosemary Chen
ISSUE: Undermining Taiwan’s Indigenous Environments
Mining continues to threaten people and environments in Taiwan's national forest areas, highlighting the importance of forthcoming changes to the Mining Act.
2017/10/12 | Dinah Gardner
Nano this plastic should be in our water
For the first in a regular bi-weekly series on the environment in Taiwan, Green Bulletin interviews the policy head of the Taipei American School's team as they prepare to solve Taiwan's nanoplastic problems for iGEM, a world-leading student synthetic biology competition.
2017/09/27 | David Green
McKinsey to Taiwan's Execs: Digitalize or Die
Taiwan is running out of time to stay competitive as the rest of the world embraces digitalization and the productivity gains it entails. It's about time the people at the top of its companies put digital at the center of their business strategy.
Taiwan's Cities Get Smart: Embracing Internet of Things
New smart-city digital technologies involving the Internet of Things are being adopted by the nation’s largest cities and could help spur economic development through industrial transformation. Some of the leading examples so far are the eTag electronic toll collection system, the EasyCard payment platform, and the Wi-Fi system on the Taoyuan Metro. Under planning is a smart-machinery center in Taichung.
The Big International Business of Taiwanese Swindlers
Recent cases have revealed that telephone scamming involving Taiwanese swindlers is a big international business.
2017/08/17 | Edward White
BREAKING: Hong Kong Jails 'Political Prisoners' Wong, Law and Chow
Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law are being described as Hong Kong’s ‘first political prisoners’ after being sent to prison for actions in the days before the 2014 Umbrella Movement.
2017/08/11 | Edward White
Security Beefed-Up as Taiwan’s Biggest-Ever Event is Politicized
Protests loom at a rare major sporting event in Taipei, as China continues to block Taiwan’s presence on the international stage.
2017/08/01 | Morley J Weston
INFOGRAPHIC: Taipei is Traffic Heaven – No, Really
Morley Weston takes a close look at Taiwan's traffic accidents and finds some surprising results.
2017/07/31 | ZiQing Low
An Almighty Con? Taiwan’s ‘Purple Shirts’ and their Master
Former members of the massive religious group are speaking out about high fees, harassment, and the leader's spurious claims.