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Taiwan's Hsieh ousted at Australian Open women's doubles

Top-seeded tennis players Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) of Taiwan and her Czech partner, Barbora Strycova fell to their rivals in the second-round match of the Australian Open women's doubles on Saturday, en...

Taiwan records 4th longest working hours worldwide in 2019

Taiwanese worked the fourth-longest hours among nationals in 39 countries around the world in 2019, according to a Ministry of Labor (MOL) report. The average number of hours worked in Taiwan last ...

Taiwan quake helps German vet discover meaning of volunteer work

Nicole Gies was a 26-year-old veterinarian and a member of a German search and rescue team in 1999, when she received a call on Sept. 21 from the team, asking her to be part of a relief mission to Tai...

Six-time Taiwan pro baseball league champion team up for sale

Taipei (CNA) - Six-time Taiwan professional baseball league championship team the Lamigo Monkeys created a bombshell Wednesday when its owner announced that the team is being put up for sale. The d...

Finding Taiwan a true home, South African colorist obtains citizenship

TAIPEI (CNA) - "Every time I travel overseas with my family, we always use different passports, my wife and kid have Taiwan passports but not me," Paul Hanrahan told CNA during a recent inte...

Taiwan foreign minister to visit 3 Caribbean allies to solidify ties

Taipei (CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) departed Taiwan Tuesday on a visit to three of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in the Caribbean region to enhance relations and build closer cooperation, a...

Taiwan happy to see Sogavare victory in Solomon Islands PM election

Taiwan is glad to see veteran Solomon Islands politician Manasseh Sogavare winning Wednesday's prime minister election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday, saying that having &qu...

New voting system introduced as Taiwan-based Filipinos go to polls

A new voting system has been introduced to Philippines' representative offices in Taiwan for the Filipino mid-term elections starting Saturday, according to the Manila Economic and Cultural Office...

Taiwan completes 1st phase of indigenous submarine project: defense minister

The contract design phase of Taiwan's first indigenous submarine project has been completed and the prototype will be ready by 2024, Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) said Thursday. After a clos...

New envoy hopes to diversify Taiwan people's knowledge about Italy

Italy's new top representative to Taiwan said Wednesday that his main task during his tenure is to present a diversified image of his country so that Taiwanese can learn that Italy has more to off...

Ping-pong diplomacy: volunteer finds inspiration in St. Lucia

Award-winning Taiwanese novelist William Lien (連明偉) has always had an eye for overseas adventure, performing his military service by teaching Chinese in the Philippines and working odd jobs in Canada ...

Taiwan reiterates claim over Diaoyutais amid Japan protest

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterated Thursday Taiwan's claim over the disputed Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea after the Japanese government issued a protest to the ministry a...

Taiwan's new football chief ready for regular migrant worker games

Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) The new head of Taiwan's football association is looking forward to amateur football matches played by migrant worker teams becoming regular fixtures because the workers' ...

Second Global Entry enrollment event in Taiwan set for next month

Taipei, Oct. 25 (CNA) An event to help Taiwanese passport holders enroll in the United States' Global Entry program will be held in Taipei next month, the de facto U.S. embassy in Taiwan said Thur...

Taiwan transfers 6 aid projects from former ally to Nicaragua

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan has moved six cooperation projects from El Salvador to Nicaragua since it severed diplomatic relations with the former earlier this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...