By: Lu Gang-chun and Ted Chen
Taipei, April 26 (CNA) The Hsinchu City government on Sunday held an early
celebration of International Spank Out Day, ahead of the officially designated April 30 for the global movement against the use of corporal punishment on children.
The occasion was celebrated with a street procession and a carnival, attracting more than 500 children and their parents.
Hsinchu City Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅), a father of two children, said that he hopes to make Hsinchu an ideal place to enjoy happy childhoods for the young. [FULL STORY]