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  • Taiwanese riot police clear protesters from Cabinet offices

    Taiwanese riot police clear protesters from Cabinet offices
    TAIPEI, Taiwan — Police in Taiwan fired high-pressure water cannons Monday on hundreds of demonstrators who broke into the country's Cabinet compound to protest the liberalization of trade with political rival China, handing the island president one of his worst crises in six years.
  • Taiwanese students protest trade pact with mainland China

    Taiwanese students protest trade pact with mainland China
    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As students occupied Taiwan’s legislative chamber Sunday for a sixth day to protest a free-trade agreement with China, President Ma Ying-jeou denounced the takeover as a threat to democracy. Government officials have pledged...

    'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' explores being gay in Taiwan

    'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' explores being gay in Taiwan
    Filmmaker Arvin Chen found his inspiration in the comment of a forty-something gay Taiwanese friend: A lot of gay men in Taiwan come out of the closet but later decide to live as straight married men. "Taiwan is pretty open culturally," said Chen, 35....

    Shut down the government? Taiwan lawmakers duke out disputes

    Shut down the government? Taiwan lawmakers duke out disputes
    TAIPEI, Taiwan – When Taiwanese lawmakers exchanged blows in August, two of them rolled around on the floor, locked in some sort of amateur wrestling hold. Another one pulled up his sleeves to show off his biceps. A ruling party legislator cast an...

    American's viral 'I quit' video hits home in Taiwan

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — An American woman who used a mocking video to quit her job at an animated graphics company here has virally showcased Taiwan’s demanding work conditions, which sometimes mean taking a cot to the office and have even led to...