Date: December 10, 2015
Taiwan climbed 10 places from last year to finish atop 121 countries and
territories in the latest Global Open Data Index published by U.K.-based Open Knowledge International.
With 78 percent of its government data assessed open, the nation’s performance is its best ever in the annual survey. It also makes Taiwan the first outside Europe to place in the top three.
Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun said this year’s result is particularly praiseworthy as the country finished ahead of the U.K., Denmark, Colombia and Finland in that order. “The rating represents a resounding vote of confidence in government measures and private sector efforts promoting open data over the past year.” [FULL STORY]