Whitehead, Rep. John Lewis are National Book Award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) -- Novels by Colson Whitehead and Jacqueline Woodson and a graphic novel by Rep. John Lewis were among the finalists announced Thursday for the National Book Award.Whitehead's "The Under...

Groups march outside Legislature on Sunflower anniversary

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) Civic groups marched outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei Wednesday on the first anniversary of the beginning of the Sunflower Student Movement, calling for revisions to th...

Groups march outside Legislature on Sunflower anniversary (update)

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) Civic groups marched outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei Wednesday on the first anniversary of the beginning of the Sunflower Student Movement, calling for revisions to th...

Hakka flavors in France

By Emmanuel Tseng and Flor Wang CNA staff writers It is a long way from Taiwan to France but for Grace Lin (???), it has been a journey full of wonders. Lin, a Hakka native of Jiadong (??) Tow...

In Rebuilding a Culture of Conscience, President of Kazakhstan Echoes with Actions

2015 has encountered a rocky start. On January 11th , 1.5 million people gathered to mourn and express their outrage for the deaths of the “Charlie Hebdo” incident at a unity rally that also saw the p...

Puzzle of conscience: Awakening to the rule of law-Number of nations joining “An Era of Conscience” increases to 187

Everyone is the leader of his/her conscience. Have you joined the movement of An Era of Conscience? The movement, launched at the beginning of the year, has spread across the globe, including New Yo...

Dr. Hong Tao-Tze Urges the Protection Human Rights with Conscience at the Grand Gathering of World's Chief Justices

The fifteenth International Conference of Chief Justices of the World was held in Lucknow, India. This year’s conference has witnessed a total of 156 guests from 62 nations including chief justices, j...

Conversation between Justice and Youth , An Era of Conscience VS Happiness Index of Bhutan

Can we give happiness to our next generations? What the future world will become? The 15th Conference of Chief Justice of the World commenced its seven-day event on December 10, 2014 at Locknow, India...

In support of Human Rights Day: Let conscience and love defuse wars. SoCal NGOs cohost a peaceful celebration

In support of Human Rights Day, on Dec. 13, a peaceful celebration filled with the positive energy of conscience and love was held at the Arlington Library in Riverside, California. The event was org...

Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos premièred by TSO in Taipei

Richard Strauss’s opera Ariadne auf Naxos was premièred in Taiwan by the Taipei Symphony Orchestra (TSO). The opera is a curious cross between a Greek tragedy and a romantic farce. It is set in the...

2014 International Love and Peace Day Forum on the Awakening of Conscience in San Francisco Bay Area

In honor of the 9th anniversary of International Love and Peace Day, Tai Ji Men San Jose Qigong Academy (TJM) held a forum discussion on September 14 about how the awakening of conscience in people’s ...

2014 International Love and Peace Day International Forum on the Awakening of Conscience

A thought of greed has led to the ongoing “Gutter Oil” scandal, affecting over 1000 food producers across Taiwan. Likewise, a single thought of kindness can also cause the butterfly effect. In late A...

Continuing the effects of An Era of Conscience from the UN

The effects of global endorsement for the movement of An Era of Conscience have entered Taiwan from the U.S. and the UN. On Sept. 15, the International Love and Peace Day, 2014 International Forum ...

An Era of Conscience in United Nations Solutions to creating sustainable futures

The 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference will be held at the UN headquarters in New York, with the focus on the Millennium Development Goals and future development agenda. In this time of turbulence and ...

Civil Society Convenes at UN to Open up a World of Sustainability

The 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference officially kicked off with an opening session on August 27th, 2014. This year’s conference, themed “2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda” is designed to plan for th...