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Indigenous Protest Over Solar Farm in Early May Reflects Recurring Issues

Earlier this month, before the uptick in COVID-19 cases that has led to near-lockdown conditions in Taipei and New Taipei, 400 members of the Puyuma people protested outside of the Taitung county government building on May 7th against plans to develop a solar farm. In particular, protesters claim they were not adequately consulted before the county government went ahead with plans to build the solar farm, and that they were excluded from the decision-making process...

Over 100 Gather in Taipei for Solidarity March Against Anti-Asian Racism and Misogyny

As demonstrations against Asian hate are staged across the United States, about eighty people gathered this morning at 8:30 AM in front of Taipei City Hall for a march against anti-Asian racism and misogyny in light of the rise in hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islands in the United States and the March 16th Atlanta spa shootings, which claimed the lives of eight people, six of which were Asian women...