Uber resumes in Taiwan

TAIPEI - Uber Technologies said it would resume its ride-hailing ... In Taiwan, at issue for Uber was that it said it operated as an internet-based technology platform rather than as a transport company, which local taxi companies and Taiwanese authorities ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan bans sale, consumption of dog and cat meat

Taiwan's legislature has explicitly banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal cruelty, underscoring growing awareness of animal welfare in one of Asia's most prosperous societies. The legislature amended ... ( read original story ...)