Taiwan

Taiwan top court rules in favour of gay marriage

TAIPEI: A top Taiwan court ruled in favour of gay marriage Wednesday (May 24) in a landmark ruling that paves the way for the island to become one of the first places in Asia to legalise same sex unions. The court said Taiwan's current Civil Code, which says an agreement to marry could only be ......

Taiwan “Very Disappointed” by Absence at WHO Summit

In 2009, Taiwan was granted observer status at the United Nation’s World Health Assembly (WHA) on accommodations from Beijing as cross-strait economic relations were warming. With tensions between Beijing and Taipei high over Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s refusal to fully endorse...

Taiwan to make landmark gay marriage ruling

TAIPEI: Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage on Wednesday (May 24) when a court makes a landmark ruling on whether to allow same-sex unions. Activists are optimistic the decision will go in their favour, with growing momentum behind the push for equal marriage ......