Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from August, 2013
PHOTO: Thousands Occupy Taiwan's Ministry of Interior and Paint Their Protest
More than twenty thousand people occupied the entrance of the president office on August 18, 2013 against the Land Expropriation Act and forced expropriation. Later at night, five thousand protesters entered the Ministry of the Interior and started their sit-in protest [zh]. They painted inside the building on the struggle between...
Taiwan: Online Dictionary for Aboriginal Peoples
The first online dictionary of the native language used by the aboriginal peoples [zh] in Taiwan had its debut on August 5, 2013. The first stage of this online dictionary includes the native language of the the Bunun people, the Tao people, the Truku people, the Saisiyat people, the Thao...
Referendum on Taiwan's Fourth Nuclear Plant Suspended
The suspension is a temporary victory for Taiwan's anti-nuclear activists, who oppose the fourth nuclear power plant.
Nuclear Opponents in Taiwan Work to Change ‘Unfair’ Referendum Law
Taiwan's referendum rules, which require 50 percent of voters to participate, favors the minority groups who boycott the vote.