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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 |

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.

2016/08/23 | Timothy Ferry

Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education

Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.

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?

2016/08/18 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: AirSig

Tired of typing and trying to remember password after password?