“The passengers are all Taiwanese and mostly older people,” said Chen Chih-min from Taipei City fire department, which confirmed the crashed vehicle was a sightseeing tour bus. Local television showed a video of the bus shot from behind flipping onto its side and skidding toward the hillside after it hit a road barrier when negotiating a highway interchange curve.Local media said the top of the bus had been torn off and its occupants tossed onto the roadside.It's in your fridge and on your table: the fresh food that we take for granted. Much of it is picked and packed by a hidden army of migrant workers who are ruthlessly exploited.investigation has uncovered gangs of black market workers run by unscrupulous labour hire contractors operating on farms and in factories around the country. CARO MELDRUM-HANNA: In Victoria, Mildura and neighbouring town Robinvale are magnets for migrant workers.“People like me in the position of being in same-sex relationship with children, we need this law even earlier, even faster,” said Jay Lin, a father of two and the founder and director of the Taiwan International Queer Film Festival.“And so everybody here and everybody who (is) supporting this law in Taiwan and throughout the world, all be rooting for us. This is a step forward in human rights,” said the 60-year-old retiree, who asked that only his first name be used.Yu said the court's explanation means that even if lawmakers do not pass legislation allowing same-sex marriage in the next two years, gay couples will still be able to marry by this time in 2019."I hope that the legislators will have the moral courage to pass same-sex marriage into law, however it is hard to predict how long it will take, at this moment," she said.
Fatigue due to long work hours and speeding might have caused the crash – the island’s deadliest coach accident in 30 years – that took place near Taipei, Taiwanese police said.
The produce they supply ends up in our major supermarkets and fast food chains. The region produces a massive 70 per cent of Australia's table grapes. you, you, y-you know, you're caught up in a, in a situation where we've got a, you know, a, ah, your season depends on, on that crop. I, I, I think the grower does not get himself involved whether, you know, to find out. CARO MELDRUM-HANNA: What sort of things are going on...
- Union official These labour hire contractors prey upon highly vulnerable young foreigners, many with very limited English, who have come to Australia with dreams of working in a fair country. (to Molly) Did you expect to find this and experience this in Australia? Right now, demand for itinerant workers is at its peak. Grape farmer Tony Natale is filling the day's orders, supplying the big supermarkets. If you think there could be an illegal there and you're gonna all of a sudden lose all your, your force, workforce, you know, you just have to say, "Well, jeez, let me get me crop off at least." CARO MELDRUM-HANNA (to John Katis): And the grapes then, are they being packed by exploited or illegal labour? JOHN KATIS, DEPUTY MAYOR, SWAN HILL RCC: Oh, you can say that. CARO MELDRUM-HANNA: John Katis is the deputy mayor of Swan Hill Rural City Council. CARO MELDRUM-HANNA: The grapes Vivian is picking and packing are going to the popular cut-price supermarket chain ALDI.
One of the requests was filed in 2015 by Chi Chia-wei, a veteran gay rights activist who has spent more than half his life fighting for marriage equality in Taiwan, according to the island's official Central News Agency (CNA).
The other request was filed by the Taipei city government the same year after three same-sex couples lodged an administrative lawsuit against the government when their marriage registrations were rejected, CNA reported.