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...

Taipei wants to host 2030 Asian Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government is planning a bid to host the 2030 Asian Games, Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) told reporters Friday (May 17). The Summer Universiade organized in 201...

Agoood transforms charity into service that creates value and does good deeds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mark Yeh (葉文宏), board director of charity managing company Agoood, believes that, “The best kind of charity creates values and provides services instead of just soli...

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...

MOEA, AWS to launch joint innovation center in New Taipei

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Tuesday signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon's cloud computing arm, to set up a joint innovation center in Linkou to foster unicorn...

Between Rio and Tokyo, Paltrinieri looks for Olympic feeling

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Taking place between the Rio and Tokyo Games, Italian swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri is hoping for some Olympic feeling at a new European multi-sport event. Of...

At Trump-Kim summit, don't expect NKorea to foot the bill

TOKYO (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump hold their summit at an exclusive venue in Singapore, one of the priciest destinations in Asia, they will no doubt run up q...

China to host French league's Champions Trophy

PARIS (AP) — The French soccer league's Champions Trophy will be held in the Chinese city of Shenzhen for the next two seasons. The traditional curtain-raiser to the season is being ...

Sweet Distraction? North Korea's feminine touch at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — To pour on the charm at the Pyeongchang Olympics, North Korea has turned to ball-gown clad singers, pompom-waving cheerleaders and two of its most influential women. An...