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Taiwan becomes Asia's beacon for LGBT rights as court rules in favor of same-sex marriage Click Here to Open in a New Window
TAIPEI, Taiwan - In what came as a huge victory, not only for Taiwan’s LGBT activists, but also for the whole of Asia, a Taipei court charted history on Wednesday. The country&rsq
Old conflict creates new craters in U.S.-China relationship: U.S. sends warship to South China Sea, Beijing infuriated Click Here to Open in a New Window
WASHINGTON, U.S. - In what became America’s first conflict under Donald Trump’s leadership in the disputed South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China, a U.S. navy warship made i
US Urges China to Release Jailed Taiwanese NGO Worker Click Here to Open in a New Window
STATE DEPARTMENT - After the Chinese government detained her husband on March 19, Ching-yu Lee, wife of Taiwanese nongovernmental organization worker Ming-che Lee, dedicated herself to a rescue missi
In Landmark Ruling For Asia, Taiwan's Top Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriages Click Here to Open in a New Window
Supporters of gay rights celebrated in Taiwan on Wednesday after the islands highest court made a constitutional ruling in favor of same-sex marriages, the first jurisdiction in Asia to legalize gay
Taiwan simulates 'Chinese invasion' in military exercise Click Here to Open in a New Window
Military forces in Taiwan have today simulated a Chinese invasion as part of live-fire war games amid rising tensions with Beijing. The nation is boosting its firepower amid military threat.
Taiwan's top court paves way to legalise same-sex marriage Click Here to Open in a New Window
Taipei [Taiwan], May 25 (ANI): In an historic decision, the constitutional court in Taiwan, which is countrys top most court, has ruled that current law defining marriage as exclusively between a man
March-April winning uniform invoice numbers released Click Here to Open in a New Window
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$332,970) special prize in the March-April uniform invoice lottery is 74748874, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Thursday....
Critical Care's NT$6 billion under siege Click Here to Open in a New Window
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Last year, the government vowed to carve out NT$6 billion to support hospitals' debt-ridden critical care services. That promise has not yet materialized, and the funds have now
Fare-free period on freeways extended during Dragon Boat holiday weekend Click Here to Open in a New Window
Travel on national freeways will now be fare-free from midnight to 5 a.m. from May 27 to May 30, according to a press release.The original policy allowed fare-free travel during the same period on May
Construction on Terminal 3 set to begin at Taoyuan Airport Click Here to Open in a New Window
Construction of Terminal 3 is set to begin on Friday and scheduled for completion in 2020.The terminal is set to service up to 45 million passengers a year, 10 million more than the combined capacity
Anti-marriage equality groups call for referendum Click Here to Open in a New Window
Taiwan Family (???????), a civic group vociferously opposed to marriage equality, said Thursday it would gather signatures to propose a national referendum on the issue, rather than leave it in the ha
Headlines from across Taiwan Click Here to Open in a New Window
United Daily News: Limiting same-sex marriage unconstitutional: Grand JusticesLiberty Times: Civil Code is unconstitutional toward same-sex marriage Apple Daily: First in Asia -- Ruling supports same-





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