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Taiwan's Tai reaches final of China Open badminton championship

Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) had to dig deep after dropping the first game to win her semifinal match at the China Open on Saturday. The sixth-seed got off to a slow start, falling b...

Bill for Taiwan purchase of F-16s likely to be passed in October: lawmaker

A draft bill that would pave the way for Taiwan to buy a new fleet of advanced F-16 fighter jets from the United States is expected to be passed in the Legislature by the end of October, a Democratic ...

Taiwan military apologizes over target practice mishap

The military said Friday that it has extended a formal apology to a resident of Hsinchu County after a round from a .50-caliber heavy machine gun during target practice went astray, damaging the roof ...

Taiwan secures spot in championship final of U-18 Baseball World Cup

Taiwan secured a spot in the final of the U-18 Baseball World Cup in South Korea on Friday, after the United States edged out the host country in a game played earlier in the day. The Taiwanese tea...

Taiwan overwhelms Australia at U-18 Baseball World Cup

Taiwan overwhelmed Australia 12-0 Friday in a super round game at the U-18 Baseball World Cup to advance to the semifinals in South Korea. The Taiwanese players were quick to open the scoreboard at...

Vietjet to launch regular daily flights between Taiwan and Da Nang

Vietnamese budget carrier Vietjet Air announced Tuesday that it will begin operating regular flights between Taiwan and the coastal city of Da Nang in central Vietnam in December. Based on Vietnam&...

Wreckage found near site of missing Taiwanese fishing boat: FA

Taipei (CNA) - Wreckage of a vessel has been spotted six nautical miles from the site where a Taiwanese fishing boat went missing in Pacific Ocean waters over the weekend, the Fisheries Agency (FA) co...

Taiwan launches tax rebate for energy-saving home appliances

Taipei (CNA) - Consumers who buy new energy-saving home appliances such as refrigerators and air conditioners between now and June 2021 will be eligible for a rebate of the excise tax paid on the item...

Taiwanese table tennis pair win Platinum China Open in Shenzhen

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwanese table tennis players Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) and Cheng I-ching (鄭怡靜) on Saturday won the mixed doubles event at the Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum China Open in Shenzhen. ...

Taiwan pastry operator agrees to pay migrant workers unpaid overtime

A New Taipei-based bread and pastry operator has agreed to compensate its migrant workers from Vietnam as part of a settlement over a dispute involving unpaid overtime, the city's Labor Affairs D...

Taipei mayor departs to promote city-to-city exchanges in U.S.

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) left Saturday for the United States to promote city-to-city exchanges, during which time he is also expected to give a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C...

Taiwan-Philippines demo mushroom farm breaks ground

Officials from Taiwan and the Philippines broke ground Friday on a demonstration mushroom farm in the country's Baguio City, as part of a joint collaboration aimed at helping the Southeast Asian n...

Taiwan's badminton ace exits Malaysia Masters in quarterfinal loss

Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) was knocked out of the US$350,000 Perodua Malaysia Masters badminton tournament on Friday by the one player on the world badminton tour she has had trouble solving. ...

Cool, wet weather forecast in Taiwan for first part of next week

Taipei, Jan. 5 (CNA) The weather across Taiwan will be cool and rainy for the next three days due to the arrival of a continental cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday. Nort...

Taiwan records hottest winter solstice in 10 years

Taipei, Dec. 22 (CNA) Taiwan experienced the hottest winter solstice in 10 years when temperatures soared above 30 degrees Celsius Saturday at noon, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said that day. ...