Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full...

Taiwan moves closer to legalize same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (CNA) — Four of the most contentious articles in a Cabinet (Executive Yuan) draft bill, aimed at allowing same-sex couples in Taiwan to...

Gay marriage advocates gather ahead of legislative vote

TAIPEI (CNA) — More than 35,000 people took to the streets of Taipei on May 17, urging lawmakers to legalize same-sex marriage in a...

Father Fournier receives Taiwan citizenship

TAIPEI (CNA) — Father Jean-Claude Fournier (傅若望) from Switzerland was granted Taiwan citizenship on May 16 by Taiwan’s government, in recognition of his promotion...

EU calls on Taiwan to stop use of death penalty

BRUSSELS (CNA) — The European Union (EU) has called on Taiwan to introduce a temporary moratorium on the death penalty after a bilateral meeting...

Fighting fake news requires new approach: French scholar

TAIPEI (CNA) — The fight against fake news or disinformation is a global issue that requires a comprehensive approach and closer links between governments...

Little progress made on same-sex relationship bill negotiations

TAIPEI (CNA) — Legislators on May 14 failed to reach a consensus on several key controversial clauses in a closely-watched review of three competing...

Taiwan drug traffickers arrested in HCM City

HCM CITY (Viet Nam News/ANN) — Police have arrested three Taiwan suspects and one from China for illegally transporting 500kg of ketamine, one of...

Regular wages up in March, but real wages at 2002 level

TAIPEI (CNA) — The average regular wage in Taiwan rose 2.25 percent from a year earlier in March, after a 1.86 percent year-on-year increase...

Taiwan sets new goal for overseas Taiwanese firms’ investments

TAIPEI (CNA) – A government goal to attract NT$250 billion of investment from overseas Taiwanese firms returning to the country in one year has...

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