After nearly a decade as the world’s largest exporter of goods, China is hosting the first annual China International Import Expo. Slowly but surely, China is replacing the United States as the world’s “Buyer of Last Resort.”
The debate over climate change is no longer about what causes global warming. Rather, the issue for policymakers is how to ensure that billions of at-risk people and businesses around the world can rapidly adapt and ensure that their communities are as resilient as possible.
There are people who are drawn into a chat while buying an ice cream abroad, instantly overcoming their fear of speaking in a foreign language. Others are like travelers on a quest, successfully reviving dormant language skills in just seven days. Taiwanese polyglot Terry Hsieh, who speaks 25 languages, is living proof that “immersive learning” is more effective than attending formal classes in language schools.
Is giving everyone a voice through technology the ultimate manifestation of democracy? The third g0v Summit on civic engagement through technology invited guests from the global tech realm to address such related topics as open government and combating fake news, demonstrating that there are no quick fixes for technology in relation to democracy.
Taichung-based Gaius Automotive and its unusual electric vehicle have yet to gain recognition in Taiwan, but they have stolen the spotlight at trade shows in France and Germany. Why has the company been a hit in Europe and where is it headed?
How do you prove you possess secret knowledge without divulging the secret? Enter “Zero-Knowledge Proof”, the latest trend in blockchain technology. Privacy is essential in the digital age, and now it’s an important financial tool as well.
At 24, Jeffery Lin returned to his hometown of Sanxia in New Taipei City to save his grandfather’s soap factory from going under. Together with a few friends, Lin established a new soap brand that generated sales worth NT$50 million in four years. Despite his commercial success and a bright future, Lin decided to call it quits and test uncharted waters. With borrowed money, he launched a community-based social enterprise.