Topics :: Taiwan
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By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jan 4, 2013
This Chinese island nation held its first legislative hearing on same-sex marriage. Such a measure would be revolutionary in such a conservative culture & would make it the first such country in East Asia.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 30, 2012
Tens of thousands of people marched through Taiwan’s capital of Taipei in order to celebrate the Asian island nation’s 10th annual Gay Pride.
By Mark Thompson | Thursday Apr 5, 2012
One of Asia’s most progressive countries for LGBT rights, Taiwan hosts the largest LGBT event in Asia. A country in rapid transition, what you see today will be vastly different in another ten years. Or as the motto has it: "The time for Taiwan is now."
Thursday Apr 5, 2012
As the Chinese proverb has it, "Don’t listen to what they say. Go see." The Portuguese rechristened Taiwan "Formosa," meaning "beautiful island." Check out these photos of some of Taiwan’s charms.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Aug 10, 2011
About 1,000 people are expected to attend a mass wedding for 60 lesbian couples planned for later this month in the Taiwanese city Taipei.
By Joe McDonald | Monday Sep 6, 2010
East Asia is the world’s electronics factory, yet unless they are Japanese, producers are largely anonymous. Now HTC Corp., a Taiwanese maker of smart phones, is moving out of the shadows and trying to establish its own brand name as it competes with Apple’s iPhone.
By ANNIE HUANG | Wednesday Sep 1, 2010
Once known around the world for its cheap garment exports, Taiwan is now seeking to leverage a new opening to the China market to make its mark on the Asian fashion stage.
Tuesday Jan 5, 2010
Taiwanese lawmakers voted Tuesday to ban imports of some kinds of U.S. beef over concerns about mad cow disease, reversing an earlier deal the government had negotiated with Washington.
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