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US rights report says Taiwan has room to improve

CORRUPTION:The US Department of State report said that placement of ads packaged to look like news and police ties to organized crime were still problems

By William Lowther  /  Staff Reporter in WASHINGTON

According to the report, 8 percent of all Taiwanese marriages included a foreign-born spouse — primarily from China, Vietnam, Indonesia or Thailand — and these foreign-born spouses were targets of discrimination both inside and outside the home.

Problems involving trafficking in persons will be dealt with in a second report to be issued later in the year.

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