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Looking back on 2023: Taiwan News staff picks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main stories for many in Taiwan in 2023 have been the upcoming election and #MeToo movement, while for the world, attention fell on Gaza and the ongoing Israel-Hamas w...

Jeremy Lin to play with brother for New Taipei Kings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former NBA star Jeremy Lin (林書豪) announced on Thursday night (Sept. 14) that he will be returning to Taiwan to realize his dream of playing on the same team with his broth...

Taiwan charges basketball star Quincy Davis after domestic violence incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Basketball star Quincy Davis was charged with domestic violence after a fight with his ex-wife in May, reports said Friday (July 14). In 2013, Davis was the first promi...

Acting Taiwan PLG CEO canned over #MeToo incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The acting CEO of P. League+ (PLG) was relieved of his position on Monday (July 10) after video surfaced last week showing him sexually harassing a cheerleader. On June...

Taiwan singer Christine Fan cancels concert amid husband Blackie Chen scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American singer Christine Fan (范瑋琪) has canceled her concert scheduled for September in Taipei City following the sexual harassment allegations against her husba...

Acting CEO of Taiwan PLG accused of sexually harassing cheerleader at KTV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Thursday (July 6) showing the acting CEO of the P. League + (PLG) sexually harassing a cheerleader at a KTV club. Following allegations of sexual hara...

Blackie Chen takes leave from PLG amid Taiwan’s #MeToo scandals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entertainer Blackie Chen (陳建州) has asked to take temporary leave from his position as CEO of the P. League + (PLG), reports said Friday (June 30). His decision, announc...

Taiwan police detain basketball star Quincy Davis after domestic violence incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Basketball star Quincy Davis was detained after an alleged fight with his ex-wife in front of a police station in Taoyuan City, reports said Saturday (May 13). In 2013,...

Jeremy Lin speaks to Taiwanese media about impact investing journey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Jeremy Lin (林書豪), former NBA star currently playing in Taiwan’s P. League+, shared his efforts to create change for the better through his influence on April 6. I...

Jeremy Lin scores Taiwan PLG record 50 points in win over brother

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former NBA star Jeremy Lin (林書豪) on Sunday (April 23) scored a record 50 points and led his team to an eighth-straight win while taking on his younger brother in the P.Lea...

Taiwan TikToker rushes court at Dwight Howard, Jeremy Lin games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese TikToker rushed onto the court during basketball games played by former NBA stars Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lin on Saturday (March 18) and Sunday (March 19), pr...

Taiwan SBL cheerleaders drop into splits to distract player

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cheerleaders from Super Basketball League (SBL) are the latest group of performers drawing criticism for wearing revealing outfits and making obscene movements to distract...

Jeremy Lin battles brother for 1st time in Taiwan's P.League+

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Jeremy Lin (林書豪) on Tuesday (Feb. 28) took on his younger brother in the P.League+ (PLG) for the first time, with Lin criticizing the media for failing to properly acknowl...

Taiwan's P.League may ban cheerleaders' sexy moves meant to distract Jeremy Lin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Efforts of cheerleaders by the opposing team to distract Jeremy Lin (林書豪) at the free throw line with allegedly obscene movements during a P.League+ (PLG) over the weekend...

Jeremy Lin scores 21, ties P.League record for assists in Taiwan debut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former NBA player Jeremy Lin's (林書豪) debuted in Taiwan's P.League+ (PLG) on Sunday (Feb. 12), scoring 21 points and tying the league's record for assists at 13...