55 members of Czech parliament sign letter backing Taiwan's presence at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Friday (May 10), 55 members of the Czech Republic's parliament signed a letter asking the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow Taiwan to participate as an observer a...

India should bolster Taiwan ties to frustrate China’s aggressive designs

In 2014-15, both India and Taiwan elected new leaders, projected as harbingers of change, to overhaul their respective economies and international standing. With China challenging India’s positi...

Taiwan weightlifter Hsu put on list of athletes banned for doping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching (許淑淨), winner of two Olympic gold medals, has been included in a list of athletes banned for doping provided to Taiwan's Olympic commit...

National Sports Training Center spearheads Taiwan’s efforts to capture Olympic glory

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan has won five gold, seven silver and 12 bronze medals at the Olympics Games on top of 85 golds at the Asian Games. For the vast majority of the athletes who bagged these...

Inspiration for Taiwan ‘Teenage Psychic’ TV drama receives IOC Women and Sport World Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female baseball umpire from Taiwan has received the “2019 Women and Sport World Award” by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the United Nations Hea...

The 2019 Tour de Taiwan to get underway in Taipei on March 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Tour de Taiwan, a 723-km-long cycle race across Taiwan with five stages this year, will take place over 5 days from March 17 to March 21, with each day completing a st...

Taiwan flag causes stir on last day of US Taekwondo tournament in Las Vegas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese flag is once again causing unnecessary controversy at an international sporting event, this time at the 2019 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships in Las Vegas. ...

Taiwan's Chou Tien-chen advances to round 2 at German Open

Taiwanese badminton ace Chou Tien-chen (周天成) on Thursday cruised to the round of 16 of the men's singles at the YONEX German Open 2019, winning in two straight games. The second seed Chou defea...

Taiwan athlete Yang Chun-han's new 200m sprint record will not count

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s “fastest man” Yang Chun-Han (楊俊瀚) set a new indoor 200 meter sprint national record on Sunday—but his time unfortunately will not count. ...

Vic Open women's golf scores

BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — Scores Saturday from the women's Vic Open at 13th Beach Golf Links: Third Round= ?Kim Kaufman, United States ?66-66-75_20...

Taiwan thanks allies, like-minded countries for supporting its WHO bid

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday thanked those allies and like-minded countries that expressed support at the recent World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board M...

Under China's eye: Korean music companies exercise caution with Taiwanese K-pop stars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Major music corporations in Korea are coming under increased scrutiny by Chinese government officials for the language used to describe K-Pop stars from Taiwan. Accordi...

Three allies rally for Taiwan participation in WHO alongside US, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S., Japan and three diplomatic allies have expressed support for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) at a World Health Organization (WHO)...

Taiwan to host 2020 Olympics baseball qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced today that Taiwan has been awarded the right to host the last baseball qualifying round ahead of the 2020 Tokyo ...

India too timid about Taiwan: Delhi parliamentary committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Indian government has been too cautious toward China’s sensibilities on Taiwan and Tibet, but Beijing has failed to reciprocate toward Indian concerns, a parliamentary...