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2016/08/11 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: Smartcasual

The News Lens International’s 'Ten Questions' series takes a closer look at the budding start-up scene in Taiwan and further afield.

2017/06/12 | Keith Menconi

INTERVIEW: The Young Taiwanese Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum

Spurning agricultural economics, Hauer Hsieh found success in turntables and YouTube videos.

2016/08/18 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: AirSig

Tired of typing and trying to remember password after password?

2018/03/06 | David Green

MOX Batch 4: Lifting the Loneliness of Migratory Millennials

Companies from Argentina to South Korea offer mobile millennials reassurance and familiarity.

2017/09/28 | Rosemary Chen

Meet the Startup Plugging Gaps in Disability Workshop Funding

Craft workshops are often the only chance for graduates of Taiwan's special needs schools to make a valuable contribution to society. But with funding in short supply, the system is leaning on startups like handmade soap specialist TriSoap to bring down costs and keep the workshops in business.

2016/08/19 | Edward White

Taiwan's Uber Saga Casts Doubt on Readiness for Digital Future

It is unlikely that the popular ride-sharing service Uber will be kicked out of the country, but the Taiwanese government will continue to fine the company for operating illegally. Are lawmakers scrambling to find measures to deal with new disruptive technologies?

2016/08/23 | Timothy Ferry

Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education

Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.

2016/04/29 | Edward White

Taiwan Startups Need to Break the Shackles of Confucius

Taiwanese entrepreneurs and investors must break from Confucian tradition if the island is to take the mantle as the Silicon Valley of Asia.

2018/04/29 | David Green

Q&A: The Student Investing 101 from Rookie Fund's Stephanie Tang

Essential reading for students or anyone else interested in venture capital flows in Asia.

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.

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.

2016/12/15 | 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.

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.

2017/02/02 | 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.