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INTERVIEW: Htin Kyaw Aye on Opening Myanmar to Data Transparency

David Green

As freedoms come under threat in Myanmar, various civic tech groups are trying to promote the importance of collecting, sharing and using data to get to the truth.


Q&A: The Startup that Wants to Enable ‘Superhero Citizens’ in Taipei

Olivia Yang

From finding the closest public restroom to reporting a full waste bin or typhoon damage, Mapgea does it all.


Transparency In The Legislative Yuan Taking A Step Forward

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Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan recently decided to grant the press further access to promote transparency after decades of confidential consultative discussion. The newly elected president of the Legislative Yuan, Su Jia-chyuan, says that it will continue to improve openness to meet public expectations.

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Taiwan Ranks First in 2015’s Global Evaluation on Open Data Index


UK's Open Knowledge Foundation surveyed 122 regions worldwide and made evaluations according to 13 criteria. Taiwan's rankings in governmental budget, national statistics, legal regulations, election results, geographic map data, pollution and emission, company registration and governmental spending have made great progress.

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