More than 250 same-sex couples to register marriage in Taiwan

More than 250 same-sex couples are waiting in line to be registered as spouses at government household affairs agencies around Taiwan after it became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex mar...

Foxconn tycoon laments passage of Taiwan's new same-sex marriage law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When asked to comment on the passage of Taiwan's landmark law legalizing same-sex marriage, Foxconn founder and prospective Kuomingtang (KMT) presidential candidate Terry G...

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles

TAIPEI (DW) -- Over 1,500 pro-marriage equality supporters gathered outside Taiwan's legislature earlier this week as lawmakers tried to smooth out differences among three competing draft bills on...

Taipei City opens bookings for same-sex marriage registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government announced on Tuesday (April 23) that it would allow gay couples to “book” their marriage registration starting today, one month befo...

157 gay couples in Taiwan to wed on May 24

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A total of 157 same-sex couples in Taiwan plan to register to get married at household registration offices on May 24, the day that the Constitutional Court set for same-sex marriages ...

Same-sex marriage bill to enter Taiwan Legislative Yuan agenda on March 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan Procedure Committee announced Tuesday that the Executive Yuan’s same-sex union proposal (The Enforcement Act of Judicial Yuan Interpr...

Conservative groups in Taiwan denounce draft same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Executive Yuan rolled out a draft same-sex marriage bill on Wednesday marking a milestone for civil rights in the country, but the monumental step towards s...

Equality group thanks Taiwan Cabinet for a draft bill set to legalize same sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Cabinet on Wednesday evening revealed the name as well as the outline of its same-sex marriage draft bill, which is considered as a move to dodge the naming debates...

Taiwan Cabinet releases momentous bill to legalize same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Cabinet on Wednesday (Feb. 20) put forth a draft bill which will act as the legal basis for same-sex marriages, while not changing the civil code, as was demanded ...

Taiwan, British gay couple, 51 years apart in age, wed amid blessings

A Taiwanese and British gay couple, who are 51 years apart in age, exchanged wedding vows Saturday in a ceremony in Miaoli County that welcomed the blessing of more than 500 Taiwanese guests, despite ...

China's birth rate falls to historic low

Despite attempts to encourage couples to have more children, China's birth rate fell to its lowest since the country was founded in 1949. In 2016, China partially ended its one-child policy to al...

Human rights groups publish open letter to Taiwan premier urging same-sex marriage legislation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two of the largest and most prolific human rights NGOs published an open letter to Taiwan premier William Lai urging him to take action and table same-sex marriage legisla...

Taiwan’s first-ever queer indigenous festival to take place tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of referendum defeats during last month’s nine-in-one elections, Adju Festival, which takes place tomorrow (Dec. 15) in Pingtung County (屏東縣), aims to be...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google yesterday (Dec. 12) released its Year in Search for 2018, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that the World Cup, Chinese TV dramas, 2018 Taiwanese local el...

Taiwan's justice ministry 'brainstorming' on same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the results of referendum No. 12, Taiwan's Ministry of Justice is devising a same-sex marriage draft bill which it will present to the Legislative Yuan befor...