Taiwan to appeal after ISU revokes right to host international event

Taiwan on Wednesday said it will appeal to the International Skating Union (ISU) after its right to host an international figure skating event was revoked less than four months before the tournament w...

Taiwanese students in Norway raise funds for name change from China to Taiwan on residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A group of Taiwanese students in Norway is setting up a fundraising page to push the Norwegian government to correct the nationality of Taiwanese people on residence permits; th...

German parliamentarians back Taiwan in youth games row

Two members of Germany's parliament came to Taiwan's defense Thursday, criticizing China for pressuring the East Asian Olympic Committees (EAOC) into revoking a Taiwanese city's right to h...

The Taichung East Asian Youth Games cancellation and what can be done about it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The decision by the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to remove Taichung as hosts of the East Asian Youth Games continues to reverberate around Taiwan. People are angry, and ...

UK lawmakers support Taiwan to host East Asian Youth Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two veteran U.K. lawmakers issued a joint statement on August 1, in support for Taichung City (臺中市) to host the 2019 East Asian Youth Games. The joint statement issued ...

Intl Olympic Committee approves of China's decision to cancel 2019 Youth Games in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the wake of the abrupt decision of the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to cancel the 2019 East Asian Youth Games in Taichung, many are searching for answers and hop...

Taiwan must speak out against China's suppression: Taichung mayor

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Monday that the world's attention must be drawn to China "ubiquitous suppression" of Taiwan, as evidenced by the revocation ...

7 Reasons why Taiwan is the best LGBT destination in Asia

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) bullyboy tactics have been having a good week. Not only have US Airlines caved into CCP demands over the use of the name Taiwan, but the East Asian Olympic Co...

Taichung to launch appeal against cancellation of East Asian Youth Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung is preparing to launch an appeal against this week’s sudden cancellation of its right to organize the 2019 East Asian Youth Games, Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍)...

Taiwan team forced to change country reference ahead of Paris Gay Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China's bullying over Taiwan reaches beyond its borders, from conferences to a sport event that celebrates sexual and gender diversity, which, ironically, was once "sil...

Taiwan to compete in 2018 Asian Games normally: sports official

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) Taiwan's Sports Administration (SA) said Wednesday that the country will compete in the 2018 Asian Games next month normally in the wake of the East Asian Olympic Committee (...

Taiwan will lodge appeal against cancellation of East Asian Youth Games: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday her administration will fully support Taichung City Government’s move to lodge an appeal after its right to host the 2019...

Taiwan, China should resume talks: US State Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A U.S. State Department spokesperson on July 24 urged Taiwan and China to resume “dialogue that could produce positive results and avoid actions having the potential...

Timeline of Chinese efforts to belittle Taiwan at sporting events

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The withdrawal of Taichung's standing as host of the East Asian Youth Games by the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) on Tuesday was just the latest example of China doing everyth...

Cancellation of Taichung games unacceptable: Taiwan Olympic medalist

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Chi Cheng (紀政), an Olympic medalist and president of the Hope Cultural and Educational Foundation, said Tuesday it was unacceptable that the first East Asia Youth Games, scheduled for ...