Team Taiwan 2020 petition for referendum hits 85% of needed signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaign to have a public referendum on the designation of “Chinese Taipei” is moving fast towards collecting the needed number of signatures. As of Aug...

Taiwan will attend APEC Summit: foreign ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Sunday the country will attend the coming APEC leaders’ summit and the ministry is making preparations.&n...

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declares 2018 Asian Games open

JAKARTA(Taiwan News) - The opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games was held in the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium yesterday (Aug 18) at 7.00 p.m. The 2018 Asian Games were declared open by In...

Team Taiwan wins PONY League championship in 13-14 year old division

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One week after the Taiwanese Bronco league baseball team defeated Mexico 15-0 to win the 2018 world championship for the 12 and under team, the 13 and 14 year olds have fo...

BBC Sport corrects reference to athlete's nationality to Taiwan

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) -- The BBC has agreed to correct its use of the name Chinese Taipei to Taiwan in a website article about the recent Wimbledon Tennis tournament. On July 1, the BBC Sport web...

Petition for referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' at 68% of signatures needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the campaign to organize a public referendum on the usage of “Chinese Taipei” heads into its final stretch, the campaigners are making a last minute press t...

Canada investigating Taiwan industry for steel sheet dumping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Canada’s Border Services Agency (CBSA) released a statement on Aug. 10 that they have begun an investigation into dumping of “corrosion-resistant steel sheets&...

Taiwanese soccer team ties with Palestine in first match of 2018 Asian Games   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Though the 2018 Asian Games will officially begin on August 18, the men's football tournament kicked off on August 10 ending with a tie between Taiwan and Palestine.&n...

Campaign for Tokyo Olympics Taiwan name referendum surges past half-way mark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaign for a referendum in favor of using the name “Taiwan” instead of “Chinese Taipei” at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is surging forward this we...

Chinese-Taipei Crowned 2018 Bronco World Series Champions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Bronco League World Series little league baseball final for the Asia-Pacific region was held in Los Alamitos, U.S. on August 7, with the Taiwan team defeating Mex...

Taiwan rejects proposal for referendum to ban Chinese flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Central Election Commission (CEC) on Tuesday rejected the proposal to hold a referendum on banning the Chinese flag after the proponent failed to come up with added informat...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan flag flown defiantly at Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite efforts by the communist regime in China to suppress the use of the Taiwan flag at this year's Paris Gay Games, Taiwanese athletes as well as other nation...

Team Taiwan defeats China defending title as Asia's reigning Korfball Champions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan national Korfball team continues to reign victorious in the sport, clinching their ninth gold medal in the Asia-Oceania Korfball championship tournament Au...

Taiwan women's softball team casts salt to ward off New Zealand's haka ritual

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two cultural traditions collided on the ball field at the world championship of women’s softball when Taiwan met New Zealand in Japan Friday, Aug. 3. The inc...

Taiwan flag on full display at opening of Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Gay Games opened on Aug. 4 in Paris, France. Defying attempts by China to interfere in the proceedings of the Gay Games, Taiwanese athletes made sure their cou...