Taipei and New Taipei confirmed as hosts for World Masters Games 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei and New Taipei will host the 11th World Masters Games in 2025 after they won a bid against two other international cities. After competing against Paris, France,...

Taiwan baseball player Chen Po-yu signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pitcher Chen Po-yu (陳柏毓) has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the country's latest athlete to appear on the international stage. On...

MEDICAL TAIWAN to be Held in October with Both Virtual and Physical Exhibitions

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 20 August 2020 - MEDICAL TAIWAN - International Medical, Health and Care Exhibition hosted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will run from Oct...

Taiwan Sport Industry Expo 2020 opens with star athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Sport Industry Expo 2020 opened at Taipei's Songshan Cultural and Creative Park on Friday (July 17) and will run through to Aug. 9, featuring top Taiwan athlete...

NBA can follow model of Taiwan's Super Basketball League to resume games: NYT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Taiwan's professional baseball league set to become the first in the world to start its 2020 season, The New York Times has suggested that the NBA take notes from...

Philippine Ilocano basketball tourney tips off in Taichung

A two-day Lunar New Year basketball tournament for members of an international Philippine Ilocano organization opened in Taichung on Sunday, with hundreds gathering at a local park for the opening cer...

Over 5,500 participate in scenic Sun Moon Lake Marathon in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Sun Moon Lake Marathon 2019 was held at the internationally-renowned scenic area in Nantou County on Jan. 20, with over 5,500 people participating in the event, report...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google yesterday (Dec. 12) released its Year in Search for 2018, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that the World Cup, Chinese TV dramas, 2018 Taiwanese local el...

Taiwan's ITRI and partners aim to develop physiological data collecting wearables to promote precision sports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—To promote precision sports, which can provide more efficient training for boosting the chances of winning in competitions, Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Ins...

The top 7 sporting events in Taiwan

The cancellation of the East Asian Youth Games (東亞青年運動會) in Taichung last year, at the behest of the Chinese Communist Party is a blow to sport in the country. But Taiwan should reassure itself that t...

Upcoming K-pop concerts in Taiwan in Aug. and Sept.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — K-pop's growing popularity in Taiwan is evidenced by the seven K-pop concerts scheduled around Taipei this August and September. K-pop fans will not want to miss out. ...

Taiwan sports commentator dies in Switzerland by accompanied suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Retired sports news anchor Frank Fu (傅達仁) passed away at the age of 85 in Switzerland Thursday through accompanied suicide. After being diagnosed with terminal pancreat...

Taiwan sports broadcaster schedules euthanasia in Switzerland for next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Retired sports news anchor Frank Fu (傅達仁) has scheduled his euthanasia in Switzerland for some time next week, the Apple Daily reported. Fu, 84, was diagnosed with term...

Taiwanese weightlifters Chen and Lu receive their 2008 Beijing Olympic Medals

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese weightlifters Chen Wei-ling(陳葦綾) and Lu Ying-chi(盧映錡) is awarded the women's 48kg category gold medal and women's 63-kilogram category silver medal for the 2008 ...

Taiwan's Best New Year’s Eve Parties

2018 is almost upon and with the holiday season now in full swing, thoughts are now turning to New Year’s Eve. For some, seeing in the New Year is a rite of passage and something which should be...