Escapade à Wulai. Un petit paradis dans le nord de Taiwan
A seulement une demi-heure en bus de Taipei se trouve une charmante petite ville nichée entre les montagnes. Son nom est Wulai (烏來).
New survey shows Taiwanese divide regarding same-sex marriage
Results of an opinion poll released on 28 November show a profound divide in Taiwanese society as 46.3% of respondents expressed their support for same-sex marriage, while 45.4% were against it.
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).
Taiwanese students share their learnings after experiential education trip in Northern Europe
Reposted on The News Lens International
A group of senior high school students from Yilan county held a series of presentations from 12 to 13 November during which they shared the knowledge and insight gained through an experiential learning trip in Northern Europe.
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.
‘Crime of passion’: Taiwanese man savagely murders his ex-girlfriend
The events took place on October 16th in Shuishang, Chiayi County.
Hadiqa Bashir wins the Asian Girls Human Rights Ambassador Award
On October 10th, one day before International Day of the Girl Child, four young activists originating from different corners of Asia convened at Tainan, Taiwan for the Asian Girls Human Rights Ambassador Award.
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.