Global support for economic break with China if it invades Taiwan

A total of 26 countries saw the majority of their respondents support cutting economic ties with China in the case of an invasion, with the highest levels of support registered in the United Kingdom, Denmark, and Japan respectively. Sweden, Australia, the United States, Canada, and several European countries followed suit.

Same-sex marriage support still up substantially since 2018

As Taiwan approaches the third anniversary of its legalization of same-sex marriage on May 24, support for the right of gay couples to wed has risen to 60.9 percent, still up substantially from four years earlier, according to the results of a new survey released Sunday.

%Same-sex Marriage Survey in Taiwan
60.9Support for the right of gay couples to wed
71Same-sex married couples should have the right to adopt children
71.8Agreed that same-sex couples can raise children just as well as opposite-sex couples
76.5Transgender people should dress in whatever way they feel comfortable at school or work
89.4No problem with having a transgender coworker
The Gender Equality Committee’s survey was conducted by telephone from May 4-6 with 1,076 valid responses from people aged 20 and older. It had a confidence level of 95 percent and a margin of error of plus or minus 2.99 percentage points.

Majority of adults would take up arms if China invaded

More than half of the adults in Taiwan would be willing to take up arms if China attacked the country, a survey conducted and released by the Association of Chinese Elite Leadership (ACEL) suggested Friday.

Survey Results
61.4% Willing to take up arms to defend Taiwan
25.1% Would Not

The ACEL poll was conducted from May 18-, targeting individuals aged 20 or older.
The poll received 1,073 valid samples, with interviews conducted via telephone, and has a margin of error of 2.98 percent, with a 95 percent level of confidence.