Written by Sam Robbins. The tragic cases of Liu, Peng, and Bai happened at a critical intersection in Taiwan’s transition from authoritarianism.
Written by Wen Shan Yang. In 2010 Taiwan’s total fertility rate (TFR, the number of children who would be born per woman during her life time using an estimation based on the current year) of 0.89 was so low that it became a member of a dubious club: the lowest-low fertility countries in the world club. According to this estimate, a woman in Taiwan will have borne less than one child after passing her child-bearing age of 49.
Written by Yi-Cheng Wu and Harry Yi-Jui Wu. In December 2017 an outbreak of amoeba dysentery in Long Fa Tang (龍發堂) in southern Taiwan saw
Written by Yin-zu Chen. To address the low fertility rate problem in Taiwan, the government implemented childcare policies that aim to alleviate the responsibilities of
While many DPP supporters of same-sex marriage and LGBT rights more broadly (e.g. legislator Yu Mei-Nu) spoke out in favour of legalization, in large part they lacked a clear message that would appeal to the otherwise indifferent, making the job easier for anti-LGBT groups.
Written by Mark Weatherall and Kai-Ping Huang. For President Tsai Ing-wen, the shock win of the KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu in the mayoral election for
Written by Chun-Ying Wei The long-anticipated Culture White Paper 2018 was officially published last December following the National Cultural Congress in 2017. I had the
Written by Alex Tan It is election season again in Taiwan, and voters are casting their votes for local and municipal elections on November 24th. These
Written by Chia-hung Tsai 2014: A New Episode In Taiwan, the Taipei mayor election is probably the most eye-catching contest among all local elections. Before 2014, KMT