DNA matching helps missing Taiwanese child reunite with family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A set of Taiwanese parents have recently reunited with their 18-year-old son who went missing in 2001 when he was only two months old, thanks to the DNA matching technolog...

Children’s Day fair to take place April 4 at Taipei's Yuanshan Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Child Welfare League Foundation is holding an outdoor fair celebrating Children’s Day at the Taipei Expo Park (Yuanshan Park) between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on April...

CTBC supports rural communities with 'Taiwan Dream Project'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the second day of the Global Corporate Sustainability Forum in Taipei, a representative from the Taiwanese bank CTBC's Charity Foundation introduced an excellent ex...

Taiwan delegation meets with Facebook senior executives

A Taiwan delegation met with Facebook senior executives Sept. 5 at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California, to engage in exchanges on the development of the global digital economy a...

Poll: Most Taiwan school students consider their school commute dangerous

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News) According to the results of a survey by the Child Welfare League Foundation, ROC, released on Sept. 3, over 58 percent of students in Taiwan's elementary and junior high scho...

Taiwan mothers mostly happy, but burdened by child-rearing: poll

Taipei, May 3 (CNA) Mothers in Taiwan are mostly happy, but many are burdened by child-rearing duties and do not have someone to turn to when they face difficulties in raising their children, accordin...

Former TSU official appointed legislative secretary-general

Newly-elected Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan confirmed on Monday that former Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) Secretary-General Lin Chih-chia has accepted his invitation to be legislative secretary-ge...

36% of children in remote areas wander about after school: poll

Unlike their urban counterparts who often have to rush to tutoring centers after school, 36.4 percent of schoolchildren in remote parts of the country simply wander about after school, according to th...

Taichung establishes food safety watch program for youth

Health authorities in Taichung established an ad hoc “food safety youth watch” program comprised of university students from the food and nutrition faculties with an aim to step up food safety awarene...

Two women share thoughts on search for biological parents in Taiwan

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Two women born in Taiwan but adopted by foreign couples when they were babies said Monday that they bear no grudges against their biological parents and wish only to let them ...

Girl runaways far outnumber boys: survey

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) The number of girls running away from home was three times that of boys, a survey published Wednesday showed. The Child Welfare League Foundation (????) said that in its ...

Facebook launches campaign in Taiwan to promote online respect

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Facebook Inc. launched an online campaign in Taiwan on Monday, using illustrations and graphics to advise people on Internet safety and social media protocols. The conten...

Fathers in Taiwan not giving enough time to children: survey

Taipei, Aug. 4 (CNA) Fathers in Taiwan display three alarming features -- "not talking much, coming home late and often disappearing" -- according to a survey published Tuesday. The Child Welfa...

Child welfare foundation raising fund for disadvantaged children

Taipei, June 23 (CNA) The Child Welfare League Foundation is hoping to raise NT$18 million for disadvantaged children, sponsoring summer camps, providing meals and nutrition, and subsidizing tuition i...

R.I.P. Cindy Yang

Model and actress Peng Hsin-yi, better known by her stage name of Cindy Yang, was memorialized and cremated April 25 in Taichung after committing suicide by inhaling helium. Only 24, she had suffered ...