Two Taiwan schools make progress by learning together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung City’s Sihwei Elementary School (四維國小) and Nantou County’s Fa-zhi Elementary School (法治國小) have become partners under the Ministry of Education’s col...

MOEA, AWS to launch joint innovation center in New Taipei

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Tuesday signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon's cloud computing arm, to set up a joint innovation center in Linkou to foster unicorn...

Coach targeting two gymnastics medals for Taiwan at Asian Games

With the Asian Games less than a month away, Taiwan's head gymnastics coach Sadao Hamada is hoping for a gold medal in the men's pommel horse and a medal in the men's team event, assistant...

Taiwanese pianist delivers speech at Moscow Conservatory graduation

A Taiwanese pianist was selected to deliver a speech Wednesday on behalf of 226 students at the 149th graduation ceremony of the Moscow Conservatory. Speaking in fluent Russian, Lin Pin-chun thanke...

Former Taiwan VP Annette Lu causes a stir with comments on Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former Vice President of Taiwan during the Chen Shui-bian administration, and possible Taipei mayoral candidate, Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), is making headlines for her remarks ...

Athletes honored at 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards

Taipei, Dec. 27 (CNA) Track and field athlete Cheng Chao-tsun and weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun received the 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards for best male and female athlete, respectively, at an award c...

Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsingchun appears on cover of World Weightlifting Magazine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsingchun, who won gold at the 29th Summer Universiade Games in Taipei while simultaneously breaking the world record, is set to appear on the cover ...

Three protesters indicted for disrupting Taipei Universiade opening ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three protesters who disrupted the opening of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade last August were charged Thursday with battery and obstruction of justice for attacking th...

Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival with sea of flowers at Taipei’s Dajia Riverside Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the double holidays of Mid-Autumn Festival and the Double Ten Day being just around the corner, Taipei’s Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) encourages members of the p...

U.S. Open champ's apology shows winning isn't everything for Taiwanese

It should have been the proudest moment in the career of Taiwanese tennis ace Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) when she became the first Taiwanese player to win a U.S. Open title, along with the women's double...

Taiwan’s Chen Ying-chu breaks roller sports world record again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s roller sports athlete Chen Ying-chu (陳映竹) broke women's 500m sprint world record again with 43.122 seconds in a semifinal race at the 2017 Roller Games Wo...

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 ...

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...

Hunks from Holland make waves in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- From the first day they arrived in Taipei for the 2017 Summer Universiade, the men's Dutch water polo team has soaked up attention from fans and media alike for their hunky...

Dance-off breaks out between Australia, Taiwan women's basketball teams: Video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During the medal award ceremony for the women's basketball teams at the Taipei Universiade on Tuesday, a three-way dance battle spontaneously broke out between Australia, T...