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2015/09/15 | Zou Chi
Loss of Transitional Justice: Japanese Victim of 228 Incident is Rejected Compensation from Taiwanese Government
The Ministry of the Interior said that after the break-off of the diplomatic relationship between Taiwan and Japan, there was no precedent to be conformed to, and in situations of Taiwanese citizens applying for compensation to Japanese government, like the cases of comfort women during the WWII, no compensation was granted. The Ministry of the Interior thus decided to reject the application of compensation on grounds of the principle of equality and mutual benefits.
2015/09/12 | Zou Chi
French Priest Awarded Taiwan Presidential Culture Award But Only Wishes To Build New Nursing Home
French priest Yves Moal is currently working hard to raise funds for building a nursing home for elderly physically challenged people. The home needs a total of NT$ 80 million in funds, but has only raised NT$ 20 million so far.
2015/09/10 | Zou Chi
2,279 People Join Crowd-funding To Save Prostitution Movement Sanctuary
People have to make Wenmeng Building public and let the historic site continue to tell stories of prostitution. This is how people can face the discrediting of criminalization imposed on the sex industry by the society and eliminate the doubts and fears.
2015/09/10 | Zou Chi
Taiwanese AIDS Patients To Be Eligible for Organ Transplant by 2016
AIDS patients were not put into consideration in the past because of the limited number of organs. Now they are eligible for transplants and if everything is prepared, the policy will be implemented by the end of this year.
2015/09/09 | Zou Chi
Netflix Launching in Taiwan in 2016
Netflix emphasizes that most of the content will be subtitled in Chinese. After the launch of the online service, users can subscribe to HD, or even 4K Ultra HD programs, which can be watched instantaneously on almost any device with Internet access.
2015/09/08 | Zou Chi
First Taiwanese-designed Chinese Font Crowd-funding Project Reaches US$ 460,000
Traditional Chinese has always been the pride of the Taiwanese culture and a variety of Chinese fonts can be found everywhere in our daily lives. However, it's not commonly known that in the past decade there were less than five sets of fonts that were produced in Taiwan, which left us far behind the booming productions of the fonts in China, Hong Kong and Japan.
2015/09/01 | Zou Chi
Only Sulfuric Fire Fishing Technique in the World Registered as Cultural Asset in Taiwan
Sulfuric fire fishing was one of the eight must-see attractions in Jinshan in the past. The magnificent scene is now an important national treasure in the hundreds of years of the fishing industry in Taiwan.
2015/08/25 | Zou Chi
First Aboriginal Textbook launches in Taiwan
“When mainstream teaching materials can not teach the aboriginal kids how to understand themselves, then we must figure out a curriculum and teaching materials suitable for aboriginals to allow the kids to learn by what they are most familiar with.”
2015/08/21 | Zou Chi
Former President of Taiwan Says The War of Resistance against Japan isn't a Historical Fact
Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui writes, "(70 years ago) Taiwan and Japan were the same country. If we were part of the same country, then saying that Taiwan was at war with Japan isn't true at all."
2015/08/19 | Zou Chi
Taipei City Will Exclude the Rich in Cash Gift for Senior Citizens
The number of recipients will drop from 400,000 to 18,000 people. The government expects to save NT$ 680 million to NT$ 700 million.
2015/08/16 | Zou Chi
(Updated) Confirmed Salary Hike for Migrant Domestic Workers in Taiwan After 18 Years
220,000 foreign home care workers in Taiwan live on a monthly salary of NT$ 15,840 (approximately US$ 491). Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam have joined together to request the Ministry of Labour to increase the monthly salary to NT$ 17,500 (approximately US$ 543), or they would boycott importing labor through administrative procedures.
2015/08/12 | Zou Chi
Taiwanese Students Win The German Red Dot Award with 2D Animation
"The Followers" depicts the general phenomenon of following blindly in Chinese communities by presenting what the main character sees and does while going to the train station. The animation won the award due to its detailed and profound settings.
2015/08/10 | Zou Chi
Taiwan's Poor Concepts of Birth Control Has Led to 500,000 Abortions Annually
Taiwan has about 200,000 newborns each year, but 400,000 people are taking birth control pills (RU486), which means only one-third of pregnancies happen willingly and two-thirds choose to have an abortion.
2015/08/06 | Zou Chi
Nearly Half of the Taiwanese Over 65 Years Old Are Living in Poverty
Ten percent of the senior citizens in Taiwan live with their children but are not treated properly due to bad parent-child relationships. This results in pseudo single-person households and shows the support system of families is growing weak.
2015/08/05 | Zou Chi
Taiwan Ministry of Justice Launches an Online Survey Regarding Enacting Same-sex Laws
The survey covers three same-sex issues for the public to vote online and will be cutoff three months later. The responses will be used as further reference for amending or enacting relevant laws.
2015/08/05 | Zou Chi
Taipei City to Increase the Price of School Lunches
Taipei Mayor Ke Wen-zhe has decided to increase the price of lunches to provide better quality food.
2015/08/03 | Zou Chi
Taiwan Losing Advantage in the Invention Field due to Cutting of Subsidy
The government’s patent strategy is not protective enough, and foreign manufacturers often easily confiscate the concept of our inventions and refine them into products.
2015/08/01 | Zou Chi
Mother of Textbook Controversy Suicide Victim Speaks Out
Lin’s mother says, “It is the society and adults that are ailing. It is parents like me who have been brainwashed that naively ignore these conversations. We should start reflecting from the very beginning.”