International Digital Government report ranks Taiwan 10th globally

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/08/10
By Taiwan Today,Agencies

Taiwan’s 10th place ranking in the 2017 International Digital Government report

A trade show visitor tries a government-sponsored app enabling tourists to virtually explore the city’s attractions.

highlights the success of the country’s efforts to foster digital infrastructure development and promote e-services and open government data, according to the Cabinet-level National Development Council Aug. 9.

Compiled by Tokyo-based Waseda University in collaboration with the International Academy of Chief Information Officers (IAC), the annual survey released Aug. 3 assessed the implementation of digital government solutions in 65 countries and territories.

Taiwan excelled in the categories of government CIO and digital government promotion, placing fourth and seventh, respectively. The nation ranked fifth overall in the Asia-Pacific, trailing New Zealand in seventh and South Korea in eighth and outperforming Thailand in 21st, Hong Kong in 24th, Macau in 28th and mainland China in 44th. Singapore topped the global rankings, followed by Denmark, the U.S., Japan and Estonia, in that order.    [FULL  STORY]

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