Coronavirus: Taiwan tracking citizens’ phones to make sure they stay indoors

Coronavirus: Taiwan tracking citizens’ phones to make sure they stay indoors

Taiwan, which has won global praise for its effective action against the coronavirus, is rolling out a mobile phone-based “electronic fence” that uses location-tracking to ensure people who are quarantined stay in their homes.

Legislator calls for strict regulation of Chinese media

Legislator calls for strict regulation of Chinese media

Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) yesterday urged Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) to ensure that the Ministry of Culture introduces rules to regulate Chinese media outlets interviewing Taiwanese, and that relevant agencies enforce rules to safeguard personal information accessed by apps developed by foreign companies.

Taiwan says no to Chinese influence by blocking Tencent and Baidu’s censored video streaming platforms

Taiwan says no to Chinese influence by blocking Tencent and Baidu’s censored video streaming platforms

Taiwan is not the only country with concerns over soft power influence that the Chinese government can and does wield with their involvement with companies like Tencent and Baidu.