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2016/12/15 | Edward White
Taiwan’s Tech Image: Digital Nation or Competition Killer?
The Tsai government risks being known internationally as a tech ‘competition killer,' just as it tries to reposition the country as a ‘digital nation.’
2016/12/09 | Matthew Fulco
Airbnb Faces an Uncertain Future in Taiwan
The company’s popular apartment-sharing business remains illegal in Taiwan.
2016/11/04 | ZiQing Low
‘It’s Not Rocket Science’ - Uber Exec Hits Out on Taiwan
Taiwan needs a legislative structure that fosters the new digital economy, according to David Plouffe, a visiting Uber executive and former advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama.
2016/05/31 | Edward White
Chasing Unicorns in Taiwan
One of the world’s top tech investors has two pieces of advice for Taiwanese startups: chase global consumer markets and work as hard as Kobe Bryant.
2015/12/14 | Kenzo
Illegal Daily Rental Apartments Taking Over Taipei
The Department of Information and Tourism of the Taipei City Government has already requested websites, like Airbnb, with rooms that don't have hotel license numbers to take the rooms off their websites. Regarding this, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je believes the illegal apartments have appeared because there are no cheap hotels in Taipei.
2015/10/07 | Yang
Airbnb Proposes to be Legalized in Taiwan
Airbnb has promised to pay taxes and provide tenant insurance, which meets the initial requirements of the Executive Yuan. The travel and B&B industries also welcome Airbnb to come to Taiwan for further development.