Taiwanese band Mayday honors medical workers with online concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In honor of all the frontline medical workers who have protected Taiwan during the coronavirus pandemic, popular Taiwanese rock band Mayday on Sunday (May 31) performed a ...

Taiwan Athletics Open to kick off in Taipei next month

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- The highest level track and field event in Taiwan, the Taiwan Athletics Open will be held at Taipei Municipal Stadium on May 25 and 26. Taiwanese athletes, including 2017 Taipe...

The best things to do in Taiwan in 2018

The fireworks have finished, the hangovers have subsided, and 2018 is properly upon us at last. But as day-to-day life returns to normal for a few weeks until the Chinese New Year celebrations arrive,...

Asian Rugby Championship Division II held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taipei News) – Taiwan will host the Asian Rugby Championship for Nov. 15 to 18 in Taipei for the Division II teams. The matches will be held at Taipei Municipal Stadium. Division II c...

Why soccer can benefit the whole of Taiwan

There was much jubilation among the sizable crowds in Taipei on National Day this Tuesday. No, they were not watching the Double Ten parade outside the Presidential Office. Instead, they were packed i...

Match Report – AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers – Taiwan 2-1 Bahrain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Double-Ten day is always special in Taiwan, but few would have expected this year’s celebrations to end on such a high note at the Taipei Municipal Stadium last night, as...

Argentine athletes warned by FISU for carrying Taiwanese flags at Universiade closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after the Argentine athletes boldly carried the official Taiwan flag and wore wigs in the Taiwanese national colors into Taipei Municipal Stadium during the procession of...

Argentina athletes carry Taiwan flags at Universiade closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At last night's closing ceremony for the 2017 Taipei Universiade, Argentine athletes boldly carried the official Taiwan flag and wore wigs in the Taiwanese national colors ...

Taipei reinforces security in wake of opening ceremony protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Taipei's Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) strongly criticized protesters that blocked athletes from accessing to the Taipei Municipal Stadium on Saturday evening at the Universiade o...

Volunteers for Taipei Universiade can speak 33 languages

The organizing committee of the upcoming 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei has enlisted 508 foreign nationals who can speak as many as 33 different languages to serve as volunteers for the internation...

Taipei hosts Universiade event on Aug. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With only about one year left until the opening of the 2017 Universiade, Taipei will invite its citizens to get in the right mood and take part in a preparatory event on August ...

KMT candidate ends campaign in Northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu focused the last day of campaigning Friday for the January 16 elections on Northern Taiwan with one foray into Taichung. The ...

Ma drums up support for Chu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Kuomintang’s final campaign rally Friday evening, President Ma Ying-jeou asked supporters to vote for presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu in the January 16 elections. ...

DPP prepares for final rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party was preparing to finish its campaign for the January 16 presidential and legislative elections right in front of the Presidential Office Buildin...

Soong rallies supporters in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party presidential candidate James Soong mobilized his daughter and supporters with “blue” and “green” backgrounds at his closing campaign event Friday for the Janu...