Best photos from the past week in Asia

Jets fired rockets at militant positions in the city of Marawi in the southern Philippines, as thousands of people fled violence following a siege by gunmen linked to the Islamic State group. I...

Stars turn up at music fest for same-sex marriage

                TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thousands of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in front of the Presidential Office Building in Taipe...

Jolin to lead pop stars in support of same-sex marriage

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pop diva Jolin Tsai will lead up to a hundred entertainers and stars in a recorded message at Saturday’s music festival to support s...

Opponents of same-sex marriage hold rally

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Opponents of the legalization of same-sex marriage protested in front of the Presidential Office Building Saturday.    &...

Taiwan needs to move forward to marriage equality

        Taiwan is the Asian country most likely to legalize same-sex marriage. Unfortunately for its supporters, if that phrase continues to be used, it means that the issue h...

Supporters and detractors of same-sex marriage plan more street action

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the legislative review of proposals to legalize same-sex marriage approaches, the supporters have chosen International Human Rights Day...

Same-sex marriage to be reviewed on Dec.26

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The review of same-sex marriage proposals at the Legislative Yuan has been scheduled for December 26 amid protests by supporters and propo...

Taiwan is “a same-sex marriage pioneer:” New York Times

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New York Times described Taiwan as “a same-sex marriage pioneer” as thousands marched in Kaohsiung for gay rights Saturday...

Clashes force 2-week delay in same-sex marriage review

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ruling party lawmaker in charge of handling same-sex marriage amendments decided Thursday to give in to opposition demands for hearing...

Gay rights amendments move forward

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two separate proposals in favor of gay rights moved forward at the Legislative Yuan Tuesday after the two main parties decided not to bloc...