Taiwan remains No. 1 in latest global open data ranking

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/06/16
By: Chen Cheng-wei and Ko Lin

Taipei, June 16 (CNA) Taiwan has maintained its top spot in the Global Open Data Index for a second

Picture taken from Global Open Data Index website

consecutive year, according to the latest index released by Open Knowledge International on Thursday.

In the annual index that measures how open governments are in providing key information, Taiwan was ranked first among 94 countries and areas this year, followed by Australia and France.

They were followed by Great Britain in fourth and Norway in fifth, with Finland, Canada, New Zealand, Brazil, and Northern Ireland rounding out the top 10.

The next highest ranked countries in Asia were Japan at 16th, Singapore at 18th and Hong Kong at 24th. China was not covered in the survey.    [FULL  STORY]

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