Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 6, the 310th day of 2019. There are 55 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 6, 1...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2019. There are 57 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 4, 1980...

Kaohsiung investigates restaurant for sacking lesbian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A restaurant in Kaohsiung City could face a fine of up to NT$1.5 million (US$49,000) after having sacked a lesbian waitress due to her sexual orientation, reports said Fri...

House Democrat takes lonely stand as impeachment skeptic

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A freshman congressman from New Jersey is poised to be a lonely Democratic vote against the proposed impeachment process against President Donald Trump. Rep. Jef...

Police clear protesters from Panama's congress

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Opponents of proposed constitutional reforms have been cleared from Panama's congress with pepper spray fired by police. Hundreds of demonstrators tried to storm C...

Biden's communion denial highlights faith-politics conflict

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest's denial of communion to Joe Biden in South Carolina on Sunday illustrates the fine line presidential candidates must walk as they talk about their faiths...

MOFA stages human rights workshop

A workshop highlighting Taiwan’s leading role in human rights policymaking wrapped up Oct. 28 in Taipei City, underscoring the government’s commitment to protecting the inalienable values....

Swedish YouTuber shoots video of Taiwan Pride Parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish YouTuber has uploaded a video of Saturday's (Oct. 26) massive Taiwan Pride Parade, which saw hundreds of thousands of participants. On Saturday, Swedish Y...

Thousands celebrate the 30th Johannesburg Pride parade

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thousands of revelers packed the streets on Saturday to celebrate the 30th annual Johannesburg Pride parade in South Africa's economic capital. They marched throu...

Taipei Pride in Photos: Hundreds of thousands attend Taiwan Pride Parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite a dreary start to the day, at 12.30 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 26) the sun emerged to shine over hundreds of thousands of people who took to Taipei’s streets to ...

AIT, EU representative office to join LGBT Pride Parade in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 26), more than a dozen foreign representative offices in Taiwan will take part in the annual LGBT parade, the first since the island nation leg...

Taiwan Pride Parade kicks off on Saturday in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taiwan Pride Parade will be held on Saturday (Oct. 26) and is expected to draw a record crowd, as the march takes place five months after same-sex marriage...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Pride Parade signs in Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British freelance journalist took this photograph of signs at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport promoting the 2019 Taiwan Pride Parade on Wednesday (Oct. 23). ...

Taiwan and EU to hold first joint LGBTI talks in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has teamed up with the European Union to hold talks on LGBTI and human rights issues in Taipei beginning on Thursday (Oct. 24). The inaugural EU-Taiwan LGBTI Hum...