Taiwan's Uber Drivers Protest Against Plan to Tighten Regulations

Daphne K. Lee

Uber drivers say the proposed 'Uber Clause' would force the ride-sharing giant out of business in Taiwan.


'Thailand 4.0': No Security in the Growing Thai Gig Economy

New Mandala

Thailand has high hopes for the growth of its sharing economy. Despite promising early returns for workers, there is little reason to believe they will lead to long-term stability.


Week in Focus: South Korea Jails Park for 24 Years; Sumo Discrimination

Kuan Chen

A weekly roundup of the most important news from around the region in the week beginning April 1.


Uber Taiwan is Back. What is the New Business Model Like?

Kuan Chen

Uber is going to act as an "information platform" that, instead of linking drivers to the customers, now provides the service directly to car rental companies.


Street Legal: Will Uber's New 'Rental Car' Model Hit Roadblocks in Taiwan?

ZiQing Low

Jason Hsu cautioned that the government was yet to reconcile the legal differences between online ride-hailing platforms and the traditional industry.


Uber Reaches New Agreement with Taiwan Government

Rosemary Chen

Uber’s ride-sharing service has been considered illegal in Taiwan and suspended operations on Feb. 10. But the company may have found a way back in after a recent meeting with the government.


CARTOON: Uber's Last Day in Taiwan

Stellina Chen

Uber high fines in Taiwan seem to have driven matters 'off the cliff.'

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