Video shows Taiwanese javelin thrower qualify for Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese javelin thrower Cheng Chao-tsun (鄭兆村) took silver at the Diamon League athletics meet in Shanghai on Saturday, a first for Team Taiwan and qualifying him for next yea...

Exclusive Interview: Taiwan's ICT to play important role in autonomous vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

Exclusive interview: 'Team Taiwan' looks to international market to provide smart mobility solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

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...

'Team Taiwan' prepares for Foodex Japan, aims to expand market for country's products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture, External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), along with food industry representatives are gearing up for the largest agri-food fair ...

Taiwan agricultural exports hit record high in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan saw its agricultural exports soar to US$5.47 billion in 2018, marking the highest in two decades, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced Thursday after receiving a ...

Taiwan United Nations Alliance to push for UN membership referendum in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director General of the Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) said yesterday (Nov. 27) that independent political alliances will work together to push...

Tsai Ing-wen: sports help Taiwan shine through diplomatic difficulties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview at the Presidential Office Building today, Tsai Ing-wen said sporting events continue to remain one of the best ways for Taiwan to break through diplomatic...

Japanese TV lists Taiwan's baseball team as 'Taiwan,' not 'Chinese Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During an international friendly between the national teams of Japan and Taiwan, a Japanese TV station listed the Taiwanese baseball team as "Taiwan," not "Chine...

Referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' to proceed no matter the outcome: Govt. Spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This week the chairman of the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee, Lin Hong-dow (林鴻道), has stirred fears around the upcoming referendum aimed at scrapping the “Chinese ...

Taiwan's 'Goddess of Weightlifting' sets 2 world records

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's "Goddess of Weightlifting," Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳), set two world records and grabbed two gold medals and a silver at the 2018 World Weightlifting Champion...

10 referendums to be held alongside Taiwan's local elections on Nov. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Election Committee announced yesterday that a KMT-proposed referendum on overturning the government's policy seeking to make Taiwan nuclear-free by 2025 ha...

Taiwan athletes win 6 medals at Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

Taiwan athletes earned one gold, three silver and two bronze medals at the Youth Olympic Games concluded Oct. 18 in Buenos Aires. The gold was won by Liu Li-ling in the 78-kg category of the women...

Team Taiwan referendum brings both opportunities and risks

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – It has been confirmed that Taiwan will be holding a referendum on abandoning the use of the term Chinese Taipei at all international events and seeking to use the name ...

Referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' officially approved for vote in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Central Election Committee (CEC) on Monday, Oct. 8, declared that the Team Taiwan petition for a referendum to scrap the use of “Chinese Taipei”...