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[Reprint] China’s Largest Co-Working Space UCOMMUNE May Soon Hit 9 Billion Valuation
China’s leading co-working space UCOMMUNE (previously known as UrWork) just received an additional RMB 110 million strategic investment from the Shenzhen-based Qianhai Wutong Mergers and Acquisitions Funds our sister site TechNode Chinese is reporting . J
[Reprint] Tencent-backed We Doctor Scales Up to Prepare for Planned Hong Kong IPO
We Doctor, the Tencent-backed Chinese online healthcare services firm, has completed internal business integration (in Chinese) and scaled up its four verticals—medical cloud, healthcare, medicine, and insurance.
Taiwanese ecommerce firm citiesocial scores US$2.75m in investment capital
The 7-year-old company will use the funds toward expanding into China, Japan and South Korea.
Taiwan courts foreign talent with Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals (Part 2)
With the recent passage of the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals, conditions for attracting high-ability international talent to live and work in Taiwan have been broadly and substantively improved.
Taiwan courts foreign talent with Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals(Part 1)
With the recent passage of the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals, conditions for attracting high-ability international talent to live and work in Taiwan have been broadly and substantively improved.
[Reprint] Messaging app LINE leads Mobike Japan A round
Mobike has announced that it is launching a strategic partnership with LINE Corporation, which operates the LINE messaging platform. The partnership includes LINE leading the A round of investment in Mobike Japan, the local subsidiary of the hire bike fir
International voices on the “Act for Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals”
In part three of Business Next and Meet’s series on the “Act for Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals” we are discussing the reform with two representatives from Taiwan’s international workforce.
Ping Chu: Key to Make Foreign Professionals Stay in Taiwan
As reported recently by Business Next and Meet, the Tsai administration-backed “Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals” finally passed its Third Reading. Hailed by many as a quasi-revolutionary revision of Taiwan’s labor law, the
Talent alert! Milestone act for foreign professionals in Taiwan passed
On October 31st, a groundbreaking act for both Taiwan and foreign professionals alike was passed by the Legislative Yuan. Completing its third reading, the “Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals” is now ready to improve the integ
[Reprint] Beijing district suspends new recruitment for innovation spaces due to taxation issues
China has shown unreserved supports to innovation and entrepreneurship in the past few years. But it turns out these support offers are good under certain conditions and complying with the taxation laws of the country a crucial one.
[Reprint] Startup Summit: Working in a Korea startup as a foreigner 
There are many startups want to go globally. However, most of startups are only composed of Korean employees.
[Reprint] Taiwan Turnaround: Are regulators killing innovation?
In part 4 and the finale of the Taiwan Turnaround series looking at how Taiwan’s internet tech scene is catching up, TechNode looks at the effects that regulations have had on the startup economy and how the government plans to be more accommodating. Read
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