Taiwanese MLB player draws media attention for batting with face mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball player Lin Tzu-wei (林子偉) of the Boston Red Sox was in the spotlight for Friday's (July 24) opening game after he wore a face mask while batting at t...

Boston Red Sox quarantine 2 Taiwanese players over Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Boston Red Sox confirmed on Wednesday (Feb. 25) that they have placed a second Taiwanese player under quarantine as a precaution as the Wuhan coronavirus spreads acros...

AIT Kaohsiung chief lauds benefits of learning Taiwanese

Even among polyglot foreign diplomats, Matthew O'Connor, chief of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT) Kaohsiung branch office, may be one of the few able to greet an interviewer in fluent...

Baseball player from Taiwan signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball player Liu Chih-Jung (劉致榮) has signed a US$750,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox to become the 2nd Taiwanese player on the current Red Sox roster aft...

After Taiwan saw 4 earthquakes yesterday, more above magnitude 5 could occur: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwan's outer island of Penghu was jolted by four earthquakes yesterday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said that aftershocks over magnitude 4 or 5 are also possib...

Taiwan’s top 5 most famous international sports stars

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last week was a special one for Taiwanese sports fans. The Boston Red Sox’s victory in the baseball World Series saw Taiwanese player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) become just the...

Red Sox 'Tzunami' becomes 2nd Taiwanese player to win World Series ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With the Boston Red Sox beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in 5 to 1 to win the World Series yesterday (Oct. 28), Red Sox player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) has become the second Taiwanese ...

Taiwan quake activity unusually high in first 3 months of 2018: CWB

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The number of earthquakes recorded in Taiwan in the first three months of 2018 was higher than the annual average over the previous three years, due mainly to aftershocks from the majo...

Tsunami alert added to cell phone warning system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced yesterday that it is adding a "Tsunami Warning" to its Public Warning System (PWS) to advise people of possible tsunamis an...

Taiwan’s Lin Tzu-wei pulls off third three hits Sunday since MLB debut on June 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwanese infielder Lin Tzu-wei (林子偉) continued his run in the Major League Sunday with three hits, the third such feat since his Major League debut less than three weeks ago, in...