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Taiwanese politics

Taiwan President Tsai Ying-wen starts second term

Taiwan’s first female president Tsai Ying-wen starts her second term in office while the world is fighting the coronavirus, which her government has contained very successfully.

Taiwan 2019: same-sex marriage introduced against majority will

Same-sex marriage was legalized in Taiwan exactly one year ago after the nation’s highest court had ruled in favor in 2017, but against a majority of the population.

Taiwan’s Vice President to retake position in research and teaching

Taiwan’s Vice President Chen Chien-jen will soon be back to “normal” life.

Taiwan donates two million surgical masks to Japan

As the coronavirus is still spreading across neighboring Japan, Taiwan took the decision to donate two million surgical masks to the country.

The current pandemic and Taiwan’s continuing international isolation

The coronavirus outbreak highlights again Taiwan's difficult international position due to China's might.

EU again meddling in Taiwan’s internal affairs

The death sentence has become a political taboo in Europe, but things look different in Taiwan.

Taiwan’s capital Taipei, a shining pioneer in recycling policy

Started in Taipei 20 years ago, Taiwan's recycling policy should encourage many other countries around the world.

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