Tang touts interaction with Vatican

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 15, 2018 
By Lin Chia-nan  /  Staff reporter

Practical interaction with the Holy See is beneficial to sustaining Taiwan’s diplomatic

Minister Without Portfolio Audrey Tang displays the flags of Taiwan and the Vatican on the back of her tablet PC while talking to reporters in Taipei on Tuesday.  Photo: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times

relations, Minister Without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said on Tuesday, following her introduction on Saturday of the nation’s democratic progress at a technology conference at the Vatican.

The Artificial Intelligence, Monopoly, Privacy and Democracy conference was organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and attended by representatives from more than 10 nations, including the US, Germany, Israel, Italy and Brazil.

Tang promotes “open government” and was invited to serve as the minister responsible for digital policies in October 2016.

Opening her speech with Taiwanese values as touted by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Tang spoke about how technology serves as a driving force for the nation’s democratic development.  [FULL  STORY]

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