Taiwan seeks to be model for Asia in stopping domestic violence: vice president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Wednesday the country aims to become a model for other nations in Asia in preventing and stopping domestic violence...

Taiwan leads way in advancing gender equality in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan’s central and local governments are making significant progress in implementing legislation, mechanisms and programs safeguarding women’s rights across the ...

Taiwan's Executive Yuan releases report on 'Eliminating Discrimination Against Women'

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) --The Executive Yuan released Dec. 14 its third national report on the implementation of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDA...

Taiwan seeks to improve women's safety amid rising domestic violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In recognition of International Women’s Day, Chiayi County offered women free rides on 35 bus routes, though critics said the offer trivializes the need for gender equali...

KMT vice presidential candidate apologizes over military housing

Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) vice presidential candidate Wang Ju-hsuanagain apologized to the public Saturday over controversy surrounding her investments in housing units for military dependents. ...

Current penalty for random mass killings called adequate

KMT legislator Tsai Cheng-yuan took to Facebook Thursday to call for an amendment to the section of the Criminal Code that mandates the death sentence or life imprisonment for random mass killers. Tsa...