Taiwan to open 1st self-driving testing field in mid-2019

southern Taiwan, in February 2018 and it will be open in mid-2019, according to the science town development office under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). The town will also have an exhibition center with 600 booths, a five-star hotel ... ( read original story ...)

Didi makes first move outside mainland China with Taiwan launch

But Didi is being forced to do things differently in Taiwan, where the powerful taxi lobby has prevented ride-hailing apps from tapping into ordinary people driving their own cars. Didi is partnering with a Taiwanese firm, LEDI Technology, to run the ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay Financial-Nova Scotia deal still on — sources

IT has been just over seven months since Cathay Financial Holding Co, Taiwan’s largest financial group, agreed to acquire Bank of Nova Scotia Bhd (Scotiabank) for US$255 million last May, a move that would have made it the first Taiwanese group to own a ... ( read original story ...)