Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Taiwan baseball player Chen Po-yu signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pitcher Chen Po-yu (陳柏毓) has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the country's latest athlete to appear on the international stage. On...

AIT encourages CPBL to add name 'Taiwan' in overseas ads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) said Saturday (May 9) that it received advice from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on ways to prevent being...

Taiwan considers allowing 2,000 fans to attend baseball games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After baseball games with 1,000 fans present were played without incident on Friday (May 8), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering doubling the limit. ...

Taiwan the first to open pro baseball games to fans in 2020

Taiwan's professional baseball league has become the first in the world to play before spectators, admitting up to 1,000 fans to each of its two scheduled games Friday evening. In addition to t...

Taiwan baseball to allow 1,000 fans per game starting Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan professional baseball (CPBL) will become the first majors in the world to bring fans back into the stadium on Friday (May 8), after the Central Epidemic Command Cen...

Time to drop Republic of China moniker

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) – As people around the word experience isolation in their homes and await a solution to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) foisted on the wo...

Time for Taiwan to dispense with the name games

What’s in a name? In the case of Taiwan, it’s everything and nothing at the same time. While most of the world has pushed the pause button amid the coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan has so f...

Taiwan baseball boosted by NT$2 million English-language broadcasts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) is the only league in the world playing, so the Taoyuan government said on Wednesday (April 22) it would stump up ...

NPP calls for name change of Taiwan's CPBL to avoid confusion with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Power Party (NPP) is calling for the name of Taiwan's baseball league to be changed to avoid it being confused with communist China. In a recent session of ...

David Beckham asks Taiwanese fans for quarantine advice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British soccer star David Beckham on Saturday (April 18) asked Taiwanese fans for advice on productive ways to pass the time while under quarantine as the Wuhan coronaviru...

Video shows bench-clearing brawl break out during Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bench-clearing brawl broke out during a Taiwanese professional baseball game on Sunday (April 19), getting extra attention from the outside world as Taiwan is the only c...

Taiwan's pro baseball league to broadcast games in English

Taiwan's baseball season, the only one scheduled anywhere in the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, will include English broadcasts from Wednesday (April 15) to showcase Taiwan baseball to a wide...

World’s first pro baseball game of 2020 takes place in Taiwan, gets mistaken as China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hailed as the world's first professional baseball game in 2020, Taiwan's league went ahead with its regular season and played its opening game in Taichung behind c...

Taiwan launches world's first baseball season amid pandemic

Taiwan's baseball season, the only one scheduled anywhere in the world during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, got off the ground in Taichung on Sunday after the first two games were pos...