Over 2,000 disadvantaged students honored at Taipei’s Ciyou Temple
On November 19, Ciyou Temple in Songshan district held its biannual Scholarship and Grants award ceremony: a total of 2,479 students from disadvantaged backgrounds were awarded an NT$6,350,000 scholarship (approximately US$187,000).
Performance artist Qin Wei on trial for multiple cases of sexual assault
On November 4th, Taiwanese performance artist Qin Wei (秦偉) was found guilty of seven cases of sexual assault and three cases of attempted sexual assault following a four-month-long police investigation.
Taiwan’s War on Drugs: Harsh Approach or Tolerance ?
Originally published on The News Lens International
At a time where Taiwanese prisons are overpacked with people serving drug-related sentences, a newer, more tolerant approach is gaining popularity.