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Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage in historic first for Asia

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage in historic first for Asia

 

Same-sex marriage supporters cheer outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on May 17, 2019 after Taiwan's legislature passed a law allowing same-sex marriage.


May 17, 2019 - 10:24 GMT
Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

 

Same-sex marriage supporters gather outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019. Taiwan's Constitutional Court are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. The signs read ''Vote Can't Be Defeated.'' (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)


May 17, 2019 - 06:56 GMT
Nine killed in Taiwan hospice blaze

Nine killed in Taiwan hospice blaze

 

Fire inspectors view damage after a fire broke out at the Taipei Hospital, causing at least 9 people died in New Taipei City, Taiwan August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu


August 13, 2018 - 10:07 GMT
 Taiwan, China spar over Taiwan premier's independence remarks

Taiwan, China spar over Taiwan premier's independence remarks

 

Taiwanese new premier William Lai speaks during a cabinet transition ceremony in Taipei


April 03, 2018 - 04:46 GMT
 Chinas Censors Ban Winnie the Pooh and the Letter N After Xis Power Grab

Chinas Censors Ban Winnie the Pooh and the Letter N After Xis Power Grab

 

A student dressed in Winnie The Pooh costume to mock Chinese President Xi Jinping protests against a popular Chinese talent show "Sing! China" after the show is forced to cancel at National Taiwan University, in Taipei, Taiwan September 24, 2017.


March 01, 2018 - 03:12 GMT
 No Suspects in Killing of Eccentric American, a Kenyan Wildlife Expert

No Suspects in Killing of Eccentric American, a Kenyan Wildlife Expert

 

Esmond Martin, third from right, inspected 20 confiscated rhino horns, elephant tusks and ivory objects at the Taipei Zoo in 1993 before the illegal goods were incinerated publicly to demonstrate the governments commitment to protecting wildlife.


February 06, 2018 - 08:14 GMT
 Taiwan president arrives in Hawaii despite Chinese objections

Taiwan president arrives in Hawaii despite Chinese objections

 

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen gives a speech during the National Day celebrations in Taipei


October 29, 2017 - 07:13 GMT
 China says Taiwan not a country, Taiwan says China needs reality check

China says Taiwan not a country, Taiwan says China needs reality check

 

A general view of the Taipei skyline shows the Taipei 101 building before Earth Hour in Taipei, Taiwan


September 27, 2017 - 10:15 GMT
 Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China on alert for twin storms

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China on alert for twin storms

 

Sandbags are prepared ahead of Typhoon Talim in a landmark building Taipei 101 in Taipei


September 13, 2017 - 09:22 GMT
 Typhoon injures over 80 in Taiwan, traps dozens

Typhoon injures over 80 in Taiwan, traps dozens

 

A homeless person sorts out his belongings on a side walk in New Taipei City after Typhoon Nesat slashed Taiwan on July 30, 2017. Taiwan suffered flooding, widespread power outages and winds of over a hundred miles a hour as it was battered by its first typhoon of the year.


July 30, 2017 - 03:32 GMT
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