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Taiwan's badminton ace withdraws from World Tour Finals due to injury

Taiwanese badminton ace Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) withdrew from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Finals in China after walking off with an injury on Friday. Tai retired shortly after losing...

Taiwan government to set up child welfare agency: Premier Lai

The government plans to establish a Cabinet-level commission that will be responsible for child welfare in Taiwan, Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Saturday. Speaking in Taipei at an annual forum hos...

KMT's Hsu Chen-wei declares victory in Hualien County

Hsu Chen-wei (徐榛蔚) of the opposition Kuomintang declared victory Saturday in the Hualien County magistrate race. Hsu is the wife of former Hualien Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁), who was sentenced to ...

GOLDEN HORSE: China's Zhang Yimou takes best director award

Renowned Chinese director and producer Zhang Yimou (張藝謀) on Saturday won the Golden Horse Award for best director with his historical film "Shadow" (影), which starred lead actor Deng Chao (鄧...

GOLDEN HORSE: Si Pangoyod wins best new performer award

Taiwan's Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) on Saturday received the Golden Horse Award for best new performer for his role in the drama "Long Time No Sea" (只有大海知道) directed by Heather Tsui (崔永徽). In ...

Palau President arrives in Taiwan for state visit

Taipei, Nov. 10 (CNA) President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. of Palau, one of Taiwan's six diplomatic allies in the Pacific, arrived in Taiwan Saturday for a state visit, according to the Ministry of For...

Taiwan universities see rise in number of Southeast Asian students

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) - From prayer rooms that cater to Muslims to the diversity of food available at school cafeterias, university campuses in Taiwan have in recent years been stepping up efforts to a...

Taiwan concludes 4-day national security drill

A four-day national security exercise that simulates various emergency scenarios, including protection of the country's key infrastructure, came to an end in Taipei on Tuesday. President Tsai I...

Asian Games: Taiwan bags gold in contract bridge

Taiwan's Yang Hsin-lung and Lu Yi-zu won gold in the mixed pair contract bridge event at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia Saturday. The victory marked the first ever bridge gold medal for Taiw...

Asian Games: Taiwan takes 3 bronze medals in baseball, soft tennis

Taiwan snagged three bronze medals in the baseball and soft tennis events at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Saturday. In the men's baseball bronze medal match, Taiwan pummeled China 10-0 ...

Taiwan Navy proposes NT$31.6 billion for fast attack missile boats

The Navy has submitted a request for NT$31.6 billion (US$1.02 billion) to build 50-ton fast attack missile boats, as part of the national annual defense budget which was submitted for legislative revi...

More indigenous dengue fever cases reported in Central Taiwan

More indigenous dengue fever cases have been reported in Taichung, including a four-year-old girl, the youngest victim this year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday. The central Ta...

Taiwan takes softball silver at Asian Games

Japan completed its dominance of the Asian Games softball tournament with a 7-0 victory over Taiwan in the grand final Friday, but Taiwan snatched silver after reaching the gold medal showdown with a ...

Premier Lai reiterates Taiwan's non-nuclear goal

Premier William Lai said Wednesday that the government remains committed to its goal of making Taiwan a non-nuclear homeland by 2025 and that there is no need for the public to worry about a resulting...

Taiwan's Tai reaches quarterfinals of BWF World Championships

Taiwanese Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) cruised past her American rival in two straight games Thursday to advance to the women's singles quarterfinals of the 2018 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Champ...