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Agoood transforms charity into service that creates value and does good deeds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mark Yeh (葉文宏), board director of charity managing company Agoood, believes that, “The best kind of charity creates values and provides services instead of just soli...

Taiwanese Athlete Yang Chun-han: Nothing but my best

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- A familiar name in Taiwan's athletic arena- Yang Chun-han(楊俊瀚). The media dubbed him as the "fastest sprinter in Taiwan." Who is he? He is a Taiwanese of Amis ...

Swinging Skirts championship raises Taiwan’s global profile via sports diplomacy

Swinging Skirts LPGA Championship will raise Taiwan’s global profile while promoting exchanges between the local golfing community and its counterparts around the world, Minister of Foreign Affa...

Sports hero, folk art featured in Taiwan’s National Day float parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese athletes who recently won the international games waved hands to the crowd on a float during the National Day ceremony. Apart from the sports heroes featured in ...

Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis win China Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and Swiss champion Martina Hingis won their ninth title of the year by defeating Timea Babos of Hungary and Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic in ...

Taiwan’s weightlifting champion moonlights to endorse luxury care products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—People usually don’t associate weightlifting with skin care product endorsement. But that’s what Taiwan’s world weightlifting record holder Kuo Hsing-chun ...

Court partly lifts Taipei Dome construction ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than two years after the Taipei City Government ordered a halt to work on the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), a court on Thursday threw out part of that ban, though appeals are st...

390,000 PET bottles collected from Universiade Athletes' Village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Volunteers from the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation organized for 390,000 PET bottles to be collected for recycling from the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade A...

Hurricane Harvey traps 24 Universiade athletes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least 24 athletes from the United States have been unable to head home after the Universiade due to Hurricane Harvey, but they have been offered shelter by a university...

Taiwan, Republic of China, Chinese Taipei: Difficult even for the New York Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “Why reporting on Taiwan isn’t easy, in one photo: Taiwanese audience in Republic of China afro wigs cheer the arrival of team Chinese Taipei,” New York ...

Taiwan tennis star Chan Yung-jan advances at US Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) won her mixed doubles game with Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic at the U.S. Open Thursday despite doubts in the Taiwanese media about her ...

Taiwanese medalists to be honored with more than NT$89 million for achievement in Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All of the Taiwanese athletes, who have won medals during Universiade, will share an estimated total prize of NT$89.7 million (US$3.04 million) after the sports event is c...

Universiade athletes parade through Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thousands of people lined the streets of Taipei City Thursday afternoon as the athletes of Team Taiwan at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade worked their way through some ...

Taiwan president praises Universiade athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “The glory is all yours,” President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the Taiwanese athletes Thursday after their stellar performance at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universia...

Photo of the Day: Taipei Universiade goes out with a bang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan bid farewell to the 12 days of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade with a dazzling show full of music and dance that reached a crescendo at 10 p.m Wednesday with 79 seco...