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2015/09/30 | Sid Weng

Asians to be Largest Immigrant Population in the US Forty Years from Now

Starting from 2011, another big transformation began in the structure of the immigrant population. Those coming from Asia, especially India and China, already exceeded those from Latin America.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan Sets First Creative Content Fest Dedicated to All Modes of Creativity

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic might have paralyzed global travel but that has not stopped Taiwan from flexing its muscles and putting its film and entertainment content on the world stage.

2015/09/24 | Yuan

Taiwanese Film Takes Taiwanese History Beyond The 228 Event

Producer Khan Lee says the difficulties of Taiwan in recent years is not having culture and that creativity comes from having culture. He enjoys taiga drama the most, but no one writes historic plays, therefore he used drama reproduction methods to film "Attabu 2."

2015/09/22 | Zou Chi

Taiwanese Police Disguised as Social Workers during Investigation Arouses Controversy

The police in Kaohsiung recently disguised themselves up as social workers and arrested 12 people, including a drug trafficking couple. This has angered netizens from the social service field and they criticize the police for taking advantage of the marginalized family's trust established by the dedication of the social workers, and worry this trust may collapse overnight.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

TAICCA Initiatives Help Taiwanese Content Ride Cultural Wave to Global Distribution

In July, TAICCA initiated the First Mile program, linking publishers, scriptwriters, and investors for the Print-to-Screen Adaptation Content Development Plan to boost TV and film production in Taiwan. The program extends to the 2020 Taiwan Creative Content Fest.

2015/09/22 | Yang

PFP Criticizes Single Women Presidential Candidates for Not Understanding Family Needs

Lin Jing-yi, the director of the DPP Sisterhood, says that single women are unlucky to live in Taiwan. Bosses will say, "You don't need to take care of the children," when single women are working overtime. They also have the responsibility to take care of the sick elders in the family because, "You don't have a family." When the country is facing the crisis of low fertility rate, single women are blamed for the national security crisis.

2015/09/18 | Kenzo

Taipei Named Most Dangerous City in the World

Taipei, Tokyo and Seoul were named the three most vulnerable cities when facing global disasters. If adding on the scale of economic loss of accidents or natural disasters, Taipei estimates a loss of US$ 181.2 billion, becoming the most vulnerable city in the world.

2018/10/05 | SME.Sandbox

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Board of Science and Technology Promote Innovation Sandbox Together to Demonstrate Government Support for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; MOEA Hosts “2018 Innovat

Directed by the Office of Science & Technology, Executive Yuan and hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the 2018 Innovation Sandbox Exchange Forum was hosted at NEO Studio, Taipei on October 3rd. Audrey Tang, Minister without Portfolio of the Executive Yuan, Zse-hong Tsai, Executive Secretary of the Office of Science & Technology, and Wellington L. Koo, Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission were all invited to attend. The Forum hopes to make innovation sandbox an important mechanism amid a comprehensive innovation entrepreneurship environment, as well as a driving force for innovation development in Taiwan.

2015/09/18 | Kenzo

Why Is The Government Issuing Porn Star EasyCards but not Talking about Legalizing Sex Trade?

Collective Of Sex Workers And Supporters (COSWAS) points out that the government and the EasyCard Corporation have been avoiding the fundamental problem of the sex industry. The association publicly calls on Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je to support the rights of prostitutes and requests the Taipei City government to state their stand regarding the sex industry and policies legalizing sex trade.

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.

2016/05/06 | 廣編企劃

Tired of all the Secret Spots in Taiwan? Come Broaden Your Horizons!

Since the trial operation of the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum began, the daily free admission of 1,000 visitors has increased to 1,750 visitors. The number was even bumped up to 5,000 visitors during spring break...

2015/09/14 | Yang

Taipei Mayor Ko Says A Definite Party Alternation in 2016

Ma's government ran the office inappropriately, which resulted in failure of democracy and accumulation of people’s complaints. This led to the outbreak of the Sunflower Movement. The difference between former president Lee Teng-hui and Ma is the latter was unable to guide the power of the people and resolve the issue.

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 | Kayue

Sleep Experts Say Later Starting Time Of School Benefits Students

All of the studies regarding starting school later show improvement on the sleeping conditions, health and academic performance of students. In contrast, so far no evidence suggests going to school earlier will do any good to the health of children or their grades.

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 | 阿Ken

Retired Policeman Says Taiwan Authorities Tortured Murder Suspect into Confessing

This policeman talked to Qiu before, asking him why he confessed to the crime. Qiu said it was because the police tortured him, so he had to plead guilty first and then the court would grant him justice in the trial afterwards. However, the court never allowed him to reverse his confession.

2015/09/07 | 阿Ken

Investigation Report of Textbook Controversy Says Reporters Were Arrested According to Law

The three reporters that were arrested held a press conference in front of Taipei City Hall this morning and say the investigation report fails to clarify key points of their arrest. They also say reflection and advice of the city government are too empty and merely play around with words.

2015/09/02 | Sid Weng

Australians Protesting Against Chinese Property Tycoons

Chinese property tycoons have flocked to invest in Australian real estate in recent years, skyrocketing local housing prices and upsetting some Australians.