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The Need for Speed: Taiwan Taking the Slow Road on Fintech
So far, regulators have been more concerned about the risks of financial innovation than the rewards.
2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low
Street Legal: Will Uber's New 'Rental Car' Model Hit Roadblocks in Taiwan?
Jason Hsu cautioned that the government was yet to reconcile the legal differences between online ride-hailing platforms and the traditional industry.
2017/03/14 | David Green
Apps to Break Your Echo Chamber, Protect You from Fake News
App developers in both Asia and the US are finally taking advantage of the echo-sized gap in the market for a balanced news diet.
2017/03/10 | David Green
Winners and Losers in Taiwan’s Startup Ecosystem
'Taiwan has a large number of regulations that have been on the books for 40 years to solve problems that aren’t relevant to today’s economy.'
2017/02/06 | Jason Hsu
OPINION: Bye Bye Uber, Now What?
'The big picture is: is this law helping solve the problem? And what approach should the government and industry take towards disruptive innovation?'
2017/02/02 | Edward White
Uber’s Taiwan Suspension: 'Digital Minister' Responds
Amid an ongoing regulatory battle with the government, Uber today said it would suspend operations in Taiwan.
2017/02/02 | TNL Staff
BREAKING: Uber Suspends Operations in Taiwan
Uber has faced a hostile regulatory environment in Taiwan and a growing mountain of fines.
2017/01/18 | Ryan Jones
One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One
The Taiwan Virtual Reality Meetup in Taipei is an experiential social gathering of foreign residents and Taiwanese who share an interest in interactive and immersive technologies.
2017/01/04 | Yuan-ling Liang
CHOCOLABS, a Taiwan Startup Success Story
Ten questions with the co-founder of Taiwan's successful app developer CHOCOLABS.
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.’
2016/11/23 | Edward White
Support for Proposed Law Change for Foreigners in Taiwan
KMT legislator's plan includes allowing dual citizenship, extending residency granted to a foreigner to their spouse and children and relaxing rules for companies hiring foreigners.
2016/11/21 | Jason Hsu
Taiwan: ‘Decide to Disrupt or be Disrupted'
Kicking out companies like Uber, UberEats, Gogovan and LaLaMove is not a solution, argues opposition lawmaker Jason Hsu.
2016/10/27 | Yuan-ling Liang
Meet the Start-up that Wants to Tidy Your Room
Ten questions with the founders of Tidy Man, a Taipei-based startup fighting against waste, clutter and, sometimes, heartbreak.
2016/08/24 | Hsu Chia-yu
Taiwan-Designed Wearable Medical Device Poised to Help Diabetics Worldwide
An innovative wearable medical device designed by two Taiwanese students has the potential to help millions of diabetics around the world.