Escapade à Wulai. Un petit paradis dans le nord de Taiwan

A seulement une demi-heure en bus de Taipei se trouve une charmante petite ville nichée entre les montagnes. Son nom est Wulai (烏來). Wulai est connue pour son cadre pittoresque : une belle cascade, des sommets verdoyants et des sources chaudes en pleine rivière. Un téléphérique emmène les touristes vers les sommets jusqu’à la station […]

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‘Crime of passion’: Taiwanese man savagely murders his ex-girlfriend

The events took place on October 16th in Shuishang, Chiayi County. Around 4am, 47-year-old hospital employee Liu Yizhen (劉苡臻) was returning home with her male friend Wu Bingda (吳秉達) after a night of karaoke. Apparently they were ambushed by Liu’s ex-boyfriend, 50-year-old Chen Zhongchun (陳忠春), who allegedly stabbed her to death : when Wu tried to […]

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International Day of the Girl Child in Taiwan: Hadiqa Bashir wins the Asian Girls Human Rights Ambassador Award

On October 10th, one day before International Day of the Girl Child, four young activists originating from different corners of Asia convened at Tainan, Taiwan for the Asian Girls Human Rights Ambassador Award, an event coordinated by the Garden of Hope Foundation and the Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These prominent activists were Hadiqa Bashir […]

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