Forget About The Forbes’ Lists, Here Are 9 Great Things About Taiwan

Is Taiwan a developed country? We’ll let you be the judge of that. But our island has a lot more merit than you might give it credit for. Here are just nine of them.

1. There’s no proliferation of guns in Taiwan; more than 11,000 people die from gun violence every year in the United States.


2. Taiwan does not invade other countries, we are a peace-loving country.


3. Taiwan has a 45.07 percent recycling rate, higher than France’s 42 percent.


4. Taiwan ranks number 1 in open government data in the Global Open Data Index of 2015 done by Open Knowledge Foundation, higher than the host country, the United Kingdom.

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