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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
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[Reprint] Russia is now the new frontier for Chinese smartphone makers
Chinese smartphone brands are gaining momentum in their Russia expansion efforts, according to a research report from Counterpoint.
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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
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[Reprint] Tencent creates independent online insurance unit
The strategic importance of China’s online insurance industry is increasingly valued by Chinese internet behemoths, so much so that a partial layout in the sector through joint ventures is not enough for their ambition for the sector.
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[Reprint] China makes progress on its national facial recognition surveillance system
China is making progress on a surveillance system that will connect security cameras nationwide via a cloud to a database of every person’s facial ID profile and a file of their personal details, according to an article in the South China Morning Post. Th
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[Reprint] WSJ: Chinese government wants to enter boards of Chinese tech giants
Coming from the Chinese government which is currently preparing for the 19th CPC National Congress another news that has surprised no-one: According to a report from Wall Street Journal quoting unnamed sources, the party is planning to take a stake in Ten
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[Reprint] China tightens inspection over O2O food delivery
China’s food inspection authorities on Thursday released new regulations for O2O food delivery services. The new rules require the restaurants registered on the apps to have offline stores and to be licensed with certifications to run food-related busines
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[Reprint] Analyse Asia 208: Microsoft Enterprise in Asia Pacific with Ricky Kapur
Editor’s note: This originally appeared on Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast hosted by Bernard Leong, dedicated to dissecting the pulse of business, technology, and media in Asia. The podcast features guests from Asia’s vibrant tech community.
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[Reprint] BingoBox unveils new AI tech for its unmanned stores
BingoBox, China’s unmanned store startup, unveiled today its new AI solution called “Fan AI”, a smart goods shelving and new check-out payment method powered by image recognition, facial recognition, and machine learning.
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[Reprint] Porsche Design rolls out its first-ever laptop in China
The world-renowned automobile manufacturer Porsche announced on Tuesday its plan to roll out the firm’s first-ever laptop, BOOK ONE, in China, after bringing it to 17 other countries.
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Life Learning by Steve Hoffman
Without lifetime learning, you are not going to get far in our rapidly changing world. You are not going to thrive based solely on what you already know. If you want to progress in life, you need to go beyond your formal education. You need to go beyond w
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[Reprint] Rihanna and ofo working in tandem to bring college education to Malawi girls
Rihanna and ofo have formed a partnership to send bikes to schoolgirls in Malawi via the singer’s foundation and role as ambassador for an education charity. ofo is also joint funding a scholarship program to send students to the US for a college educatio
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