Taiwan May Be First in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage - New York Times

Supporters of same-sex marriage demonstrated in Taipei, the capital, on Sunday. President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan has spoken out in favor of same-sex marriage. Credit Ritchie B. Tongo/European Pressphoto Agency. TAIPEI, Taiwan — Sitting in the third ...

Taiwanese protesters rally against same-sex marriage - gbtimes

Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party would become the first in Asia to legalise gay marriage if the amendment passes. (Photo: Guy of taipei, Wikimedia). Tags: Same-sex marriage · Taiwan · Democratic Progressive Party · equality · marriage ...

Thousands protest as Taiwan inches closer to legalising same-sex marriage - Hong Kong Free Press

Several thousand people on Thursday gathered outside the legislature in Taipei as legislators met inside the chambers to debate the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Taiwan. Amid changing attitudes, the country is poised to become the first in Asia ...

Taiwan: Thousands protest for and against Bill to legalise gay marriage - Asian Correspondent

THOUSANDS of Taiwanese staged protests outside the legislature Thursday both for and against a Bill that could make it the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. Organizers estimated that the protests attracted more than 20,000 people who ...

Thousands protest against gay marriage Bill in Taiwan - The Straits Times

Anti-gay marriage protesters trying to barge into the Legislative Yuan building to oppose the ongoing review of the same-sex marriage Bill on Thursday (Nov 17) morning. ST VIDEO: JERMYN CHOW. Published. Nov 18, 2016, 5:00 am SGT. Facebook Twitter ...

Taiwan weighs whether to become the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage - Los Angeles Times

Legislators in Taiwan began deliberations Thursday on Asia's first same-sex marriage law, which if approved would cap two decades of growing visibility for LGBT causes on the island, as thousands of demonstrators on both sides gathered outside.

10000 rally at Legislature against gay marriage - China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A bill that would make Taiwan the first Asian county to legalize same-sex marriage was stuck in committee Thursday, as protesters against the bill broke into the Legislative Yuan. Late Thursday, lawmakers agreed to hold two public ...

Protests for and against same-sex marriage rock Taiwan - LGBTQ Nation

Thousands of Taiwanese protested Thursday outside the island's legislature both for and against a bill that could make Taiwan the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. Organizers estimated that more than 20,000 people protested, carried ...

Thousands opposing same-sex marriage stage rally in Taiwan - South China Morning Post

Thousands protested in Taipei on Thursday against draft bills that would make Taiwan the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, arguing traditional family values would be undermined. Protesters dressed in white and holding placards with the ...

Taiwan set to legalize same-sex marriages, a first in Asia - The Indian Panorama

TAIPEI (TIP): Su Shan and her partner are raising 5-month-old twins together, but only one of the women is their legal parent. That could soon change as Taiwan appears set to become the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. “Now, if ...

Uber urges President Tsai to 'let Taiwan decide' company's fate - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Nov. 17 (CNA) An executive of Uber on Thursday posted an open letter to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on the company website, calling on the president to convene a public hearing and let the Taiwanese people decide the fate of the ...

Taiwan: Same-sex marriage bill sparks protest, demand for plebicite - The Indian Express

Some demanded an island-wide plebiscite with slogans such as "Marriage and family, let all the people decide," while speakers argued that same-sex marriage would psychologically harm future generations. By: AP | Taipei | Published:November 17, 2016 ...

15000 protest against same-sex marriage in Taiwan - Gay Star News

Thousands of people assembled in Taipei, Taiwan to protest against a draft bill which could legalize same-sex marriage. An estimated 15,000 opponents of the proposed law change assembled outside the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's parliament, on Thursday ...

Legislature to hold public hearings on same-sex marriage bill - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Nov. 17 (CNA) The legislative caucuses of the major political parties reached an agreement Thursday evening to hold two public hearings before continuing their deliberation of proposed amendments to the Civil Code to legalize same-sex marriage ...

Clashes force 2-week delay in same-sex marriage review - Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ruling party lawmaker in charge of handling same-sex marriage amendments decided Thursday to give in to opposition demands for hearings before a review, following a day of clashes inside and outside the Legislative Yuan.

Uber tells Taiwan: you are scaring away investors - Business Standard

Uber warned Taiwan today that it was scaring away foreign investors as the ride-hailing app faces a potentially massive hike in fines for operating illegally on the island. The US company has been racking up fines since it entered the Taiwan market in ...

Former President Lee slams Tsai over cross-strait policy - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Tokyo, Nov. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) approval rating can be expected to fall further from the current 35 percent, mainly because of her administration's policy toward China, according to former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝).

Taiwan does not need a populist president - Taiwan News

Brash populist Donald Trump has only been elected president of the United States for a week, but media in other countries have already started looking for their own version of a populist leader. Even though Taiwan just elected its first woman president ...

Uber Says Taiwan Should Let the People Decide Whether It Can Stay - Fortune

Uber Technologies urged Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to let the island's people decide whether they want Uber services in Taiwan, the latest salvo in the wrangle between the authorities there and the global ride-hailing service company. Uber's ...

WATCH: Thousands protest against same-sex marriage in Taiwan - PinkNews

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Taiwan to protest against a bill to introduce equal marriage. Marching through the tiny nation's capital, Taipei, protesters dressed in white and waved signs that called on parliament to “stand forward ...