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Taiwan votes to keep marriage laws traditional

International | Referendums garner broad pro-family support
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/27/18, 01:47 pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Three referendums supporting marriage between one man and one woman passed overwhelmingly in Saturday elections in Taiwan. The votes show that most citizens still hold traditional values even though the country’s highest court moved toward legalizing same-sex marriage in 2017.

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Taiwan’s ‘black-bearded barbarian’

Missions | The enduring legacy of missionary George Leslie Mackay
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 9/17/18, 10:03 am

Up on a hill above the Tamsui River, past the renovated Fort San Domingo, stands Aletheia University, a quiet campus filled with leafy trees, an imposing neo-Gothic church with a 32-foot-tall pipe organ, and two pointed arches at its entrance. Walk through the arches, follow a winding stone path in a manicured garden, and cross a bridge over a koi pond, and you’ll reach a red brick schoolhouse, a blend of Western and Eastern styles of architecture. 

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Global airlines kowtow to China’s claim on Taiwan

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/22/18, 11:14 am

Several global airlines conceded this week to Beijing’s demand they refer to Taiwan as part of China, rather than a separate country. In January, the Civil Administration of China published a notice on its website requiring foreign airlines operating in the country to stop referring to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau as independent countries. The communist regime followed up on April 25 with a letter to 36 foreign airlines, reiterating demands they refer to Taiwan as part of China.

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